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The future UK electricity mix will have more renewables, batteries and interconnectors than expected, according to long-awaited new government projections. The shift in Department for...

Seven things that need to happen to keep global temperature rise below 2C

In late 2015, the world agreed to limit the global temperature rise to “well below 2C”. Ever since the signing of the Paris Agreement...

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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...

In-depth: What Donald Trump’s budget means for US spending on climate change

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...

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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...

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