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Climate Bill remains “insufficient”, campaigners warn

14 May 2021  The recently redrafted Climate Bill is still “insufficient”, according to Climate Case Ireland.  The campaign who supported Friends of the Irish Environment’s landmark...

UK calls on countries to ‘consign coal to history’ at Cop26

As a global shift away from coal gathers momentum, the UK government is putting it at the heart of its the vision for this...

China Briefing, 13 May 2021: Greta Thunberg criticised; Former energy official arrested; EV boom...

Welcome to Carbon Brief’s China weekly digest. We handpick and explain the most important climate and energy stories from China over the past seven days. This...

What’s going on with the cheese plant in Kilkenny?

13 May 2021  The ongoing case around a multi-million euro cheese factory development in Kilkenny has been in the headlines throughout the week.  We’ve seen TDs...

Southern Madagascar at risk of famine amid worst drought in 40 years

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Skeptical Science New Research for Week #19, 2021

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Guest post: Why the low carbon transition may be much cheaper than models predict

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Electric vehicles ‘cheaper’ to produce than petrol or diesel cars by 2027

12 May 2021 Electric vehicles (EVs) will be cheaper to produce than fossil-fuels powered cars and vans by 2027, new analysis reveals. According to a...

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