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This is a guest article by Dr Wenju Cai, from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Australia, and Ke Li from the...

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On Thursday, President Trump unveiled his first budget proposal. Entitled “America First: A budget blueprint to make America Great Again”, the document outlines how...

UK energy bills have fallen since 2008, says CCC

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Coral reef survival hinges on ‘urgent and rapid’ emissions cuts

The future of the Great Barrier Reef – and other reefs around the world – will ultimately depend on how successfully we can limit...

Explainer: The challenge of tackling aviation’s non-CO2 emissions

Last October, the 191 member states of the United Nation’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) agreed to a new deal to cap international aviation...

Humans causing up to two-thirds of Arctic summer sea ice loss, study confirms

Rising greenhouse gas emissions are responsible for at least half, possibly up to two-thirds, of the drop in summer sea ice in the Arctic...

Rate of ocean warming quadrupled since late 20th century, study reveals

The buildup of heat-trapping greenhouse gases is warming the upper ocean four times faster than during the period 1960-1990, according to new research. The paper,...

UK emissions should be ‘net-zero’ by 2070 at the latest, study says

A new study concludes the UK should aim to be carbon neutral by 2070 at the latest, if it is to play its part...

Spring Budget 2017: key climate and energy announcements

Philip Hammond, the UK’s chancellor, has delivered his first – and last – spring budget, with a speech to parliament that was light on...

Video: Prof Nick Pidgeon on European perceptions about climate change

Last June, more than 4,000 people across four European countries – France, Germany, Norway and the UK – were asked various questions about energy...

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