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At the Science Museum on Monday, environment secretary Michael Gove launched the latest set of climate change projections for the UK. Produced by the...

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UNEP: Limiting warming to 1.5C requires ‘fivefold’ increase in climate commitments

The world is far from being on track to meet its climate targets unless emission-reduction commitments are dramatically expanded, according to the latest UN...

Q&A: What next for UK capacity market after surprise EU ruling?

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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....

CCC: Progress on low-carbon hydrogen ‘must begin now’ in UK

Hydrogen is a “credible” option for reducing UK’s emissions if used “selectively”, according to the government’s climate advisers. It could replace natural gas in some...

Melting Antarctic ice could slow global temperature rise, study says

Cold meltwater running off Antarctica’s ice sheets and into the ocean could dampen the pace of global temperature rise, a new study suggests. The research,...

Rising CO2 levels in the ocean could benefit toxic algae, study says

Rising levels of CO2 in the ocean could spark blooms of toxic algae capable of causing harm to marine life and human health, a...

CCC: Farming needs a ‘revolution’ for UK to meet climate goals

Greenhouse gas emissions from the land-use and agriculture sector are set to increase unless the UK’s “unsustainable” approach changes, warns the Committee on Climate...

CCC: UK should ‘move away’ from large-scale biomass burning

The UK should not give support to any new large-scale biomass power plants unless they include carbon capture and storage (CCS), according to the...

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