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Electric vehicles (EVs) are an important part of meeting global goals on climate change. They feature prominently in mitigation pathways that limit warming to...

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Leo Barasi is the author of The Climate Majority: Apathy and Action in an Age of Nationalism and blogs at Noise of the crowd. Climate change...

Guest post: Why the UK’s carbon footprint is decreasing

Dr Anne Owen is senior research fellow at the University of Leeds’ Sustainability Research Institute. In a recent Carbon Brief article, my colleague Prof John...

In-depth: The UK should reach ‘net-zero’ climate goal by 2050, says CCC

The UK should legislate for and reach a net-zero emissions goal by 2050, so as to end its contribution to global warming within 30...

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Australian election 2019: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change

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Dr Andrew King is lecturer in climate science at the School of Earth Sciences and ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes at the...

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