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Duncan McLaren is a research fellow at Lancaster University’s Lancaster Environment Centre The UK and several other countries now aim to deliver “net-zero” greenhouse gas...

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In-depth Q&A: The IPCC’s special report on the ocean and cryosphere

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Article invité : La découverte d’une immense réserve de carbone sous la forêt marécageuse...

Article invité de Simon Lewis, professeur en sciences de changement global à l’Université College de Londres et à l’université  de Leeds. Au coeur du bassin...

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Sea level rise (SLR) is one of the most severe impacts of climate change, with rising waters threatening to inundate small-island nations and coastal...

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The UK is to get its first subsidy-free offshore windfarms after the government awarded contracts today for nearly 6 gigawatts (GW) of capacity, at...

Cutting air pollution would not cause ‘near-term spike’ in global warming

A reduction in air pollution brought about by shifting away from fossil fuels would not inadvertently cause a short-term acceleration of global warming, a...

Guest post: How to avoid ‘unfair and risky’ climate change scenarios

Dr Joeri Rogelj is a lecturer in climate change and the environment at the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London and a senior research...

Guest post: 10 climate-related events that cost the US $10bn in health impacts

Dr Vijay Limaye is a climate change and health science fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Prof Wendy Max is a...

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