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Thousands of negotiators, policymakers, researchers, journalists and campaigners have been descending on Madrid over recent days for a fortnight of UN climate negotiations at...

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Climate models are one of the primary means for scientists to understand how the climate has changed in the past and may change in...

In-depth Q&A: How ‘Article 6’ carbon markets could ‘make or break’ the Paris Agreement

A little-known and highly technical section of the Paris Agreement could “make or break” the regime – and its aim of avoiding dangerous climate change. These...

UNEP: 1.5C climate target ‘slipping out of reach’

Unless the world begins to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions the 1.5C goal of the Paris Agreement “will slip out of reach,” according to...

Analysis: Global coal power set for record fall in 2019

Global electricity production from coal is on track to fall by around 3% in 2019, the largest drop on record. This would amount to a...

Election 2019: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change

The UK will once again head to the polls on 12 December, marking the third general election since 2015 as politicians struggle to set...

The Carbon Brief Quiz 2019

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Inside MOSAiC: How a year-long Arctic expedition is helping climate science

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‘Profound shifts’ underway in energy system, says IEA World Energy Outlook

The world’s CO2 emissions are set to continue rising for decades unless there is greater ambition on climate change, despite the “profound shifts” already...

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