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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks to activists with the Sunrise Movement, 13 November 2018. Credit: Sunrise Movement.

Explainer: Why some US Democrats want a ‘Green New Deal’ to tackle climate change

Update – 7 February 2019: The text of a green new deal resolution for the US House of Representatives has been released. A section has been added at... Read More

DD619X Reforestation, workers planting Ponderosa Pine seedlings

US could meet Paris emissions pledge with ‘natural climate solutions’, study says

The US could meet its pledge to cut emissions under the Paris Agreement through “natural climate solutions” (NCS), a new study suggests. ... Read More

View of Canberra from Mount Ainslie lookout, Australia. Credit: Piter Lenk / Alamy Stock Photo. M8TY9H

Negative emissions: Scientists meet in Australia to discuss removing CO2 from air

An international group of researchers and policymakers met in Australia’s capital this week for the country’s first major conference dedicated to... Read More

In-depth Q&A: The IPCC’s special report on climate change at 1.5C

Earlier today in South Korea, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its long-awaited special report on 1.5C. ... Read More

Guest post: 13 ‘ocean-based solutions’ for tackling climate change

Dr Phillip Williamson is an honorary reader at the University of East Anglia and science coordinator of the UK Greenhouse Gas Removal from the... Read More

Stones used to block a gulley and prevent further erosion of moorland peat on Kinder Scout, Derbyshire, Peak District, UK. Credit: Martyn Williams / Alamy Stock Photo. M7RHP3

UK could become ‘net zero by 2050’ using negative emissions

The UK could cut its emissions to “net-zero” within the next three decades by stepping up investment into technologies that can remove CO2 from... Read More

CRNDGA Willow Coppice Plantation half harvested near Carlisle, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, UK

Guest post: Six key policy challenges to achieving ‘negative emissions’ with BECCS

Dr Clair Gough and Dr Sarah Mander are senior research fellows at the University of Manchester and Dr Naomi Vaughan is a senior lecturer at the... Read More

A crop of Elephant Grass (Miscanthus) growing in a field in Worcestershire, England, UK. Credit: John James / Alamy Stock Photo. BDPD0M

Guest post: Why BECCS might not produce ‘negative’ emissions after all

Dr Anna Harper is a research fellow and lecturer in climate science in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University... Read More

Harvesting rye crop for use as fuel for electricity generation, Shottisham, Suffolk, England. Credit: geogphotos / Alamy Stock Photo. D9TARB

Guest post: How use of land in pursuit of 1.5C could impact biodiversity

Prof Pete Smith is professor of soils & global change at the University of Aberdeen and a coordinating lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel... Read More

Strawberry Poison Frog, “Oophaga pumilio”-Sarapiqui, Costa Rica. Credit: Luis Louro / Alamy Stock Photo. JK188M

Climate change to become ‘greatest pressure on biodiversity’ by 2070

The combined effects of global warming and land-use change could cause the world’s ecosystems to lose more than a third of their animal species by... Read More

Newly planted field of trees in plastic protective tubes, Suffolk, UK. Credit: geogphotos / Alamy Stock Photo. CN10J3

Guest post: Seven key things to know about ‘negative emissions’

Prof Jan Minx is head of the applied sustainability science working group at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change... Read More

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