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The UK government last week published its updated strategy for tackling the impacts of climate change, including higher temperatures, drought and flooding. The 128-page plan...

Shifting storms under climate change could bring wilder winters to the UK

The UK could face harsher and more frequent winter storms if global greenhouse gas emissions aren’t curbed, a new study says. The research uses modelling...

Major study uncovers ‘sea change’ in world’s understanding of Atlantic conveyor belt

An international research programme has uncovered data that could transform scientists’ understanding of the Atlantic Ocean current – a circulation pattern that plays a...

COP23 video: What needs to happen by COP24 to keep the Paris Agreement on...

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The Carbon Brief Interview: Prof Terry Hughes

Prof Terry Hughes is the director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in Townsville....

World can limit global warming to 1.5C by ‘improving energy efficiency’

It is possible to limit global warming to 1.5C and achieve many of the sustainable development goals without “negative emissions technologies”, a new study...

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

Following its hottest summer on record, Australia will head to the polls on 18 May with climate set to be high on the agenda...

Cold-war spy photos reveal ‘doubling’ of glacier ice loss in Himalayas

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US tells China it has ‘no plan yet’ to meet its 2020 climate target

The US has no plan yet for how to meet its 2020 climate target and has made no analysis of the impact of recent...

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,...

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