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In the seas above Scandinavia, there is a point where the Arctic Ocean collides with the warmer, saltier waters of the Atlantic. This Arctic region...

Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2019

Last year saw the rise of climate change protests, with Greta Thunberg, school strikes and Extinction Rebellion generating global news coverage. The impacts of climate...

In-depth: Understanding the impacts of changing Arctic storms

For ships sailing close to the north pole, few events pose bigger risks than an Arctic storm.  Arctic storms can unleash extremely high winds,...

Guest post: A Met Office review of the UK’s weather in 2019

Last year was warmer, wetter and sunnier than average for most of the UK, and finished as the 11th warmest, 11th wettest, and 15th...

Media reaction: Australia’s bushfires and climate change

Australia is currently experiencing one of its worst bushfire seasons, with swathes of the southern and eastern coastal regions having been ablaze for weeks. As...

Analysis: UK low-carbon electricity generation stalls in 2019

The amount of electricity generated by low-carbon sources in the UK stalled in 2019, Carbon Brief analysis shows. Low-carbon electricity output from wind, solar, nuclear,...

COP25: Key outcomes agreed at the UN climate talks in Madrid

This year’s annual UN climate conference, COP25 in Madrid, became the longest on record after it concluded after lunch on Sunday, following more than...

Interactive: When will the Arctic see its first ice-free summer?

Since satellites first began monitoring the Arctic in 1979, the average area covered by sea ice has shrunk by at least 40%. The average thickness...

COP25 video: Messages from climate marchers to politicians

Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Madrid on Friday night after a frustrating week of negotiations at the UN’s annual climate change conference. Among...

COP25 video: What needs to happen by COP26 to keep the Paris Agreement on...

As negotiations at COP25 in Madrid progress slowly, Carbon Brief has been asking a range of scientists, party delegates and NGO representatives for their...

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