Guest post: What do we know about climate change mitigation in cities?

Dr William F Lamb is a researcher at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) in Berlin. The emission reduction goals...

Interactive: Can the Great Barrier Reef survive climate change?

“The insidious thing about climate change is there’s nowhere to hide from it,” says Prof Terry Hughes, director of the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for...

Factcheck: Is 3-5C of Arctic warming now ‘locked in’?

A new UN Environment report on the Arctic was released last week, which covered a broad range of changes to the region’s climate, environment,...

The Carbon Brief Profile: India

In the fifth article of a series explaining how large emitters are positioned to tackle climate change, Carbon Brief sets out India’s key policy...

Article invité: Un plan pour résoudre les mystères des vastes tourbières du Congo

Simon Lewis est professeur en sciences de changement global à l’Université de Leeds et à l’Université College de Londres, ainsi que collaborateur à la...

Halving global warming with solar geoengineering could ‘offset tropical storm risk’

Engineering the climate to reflect away sunlight could halve global warming and offset the risk of increases in tropical storms, new research suggests. The study...

Factcheck: What Greenland ice cores say about past and present climate change

A misleading graph purporting to show that past changes in Greenland’s temperatures dwarf modern climate change has been circling the internet since at least...

Guest post: China’s CO2 emissions grew slower than expected in 2018

Dr Jan Ivar Korsbakken and Dr Robbie Andrew are senior researchers in climate economics at the CICERO Center for International Climate Research in Norway;...

Analysis: UK’s CO2 emissions fell for record sixth consecutive year in 2018

Carbon Brief analysis shows the UK’s CO2 emissions fell for the sixth consecutive year in 2018, the longest series of continuous reductions on record. The...

Ocean warming has caused ‘sustainable’ fish stocks to drop by 4% since 1930s

Warming of the world’s oceans has caused the total amount of fish that can be caught sustainably to fall by an average of 4%...

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