Webinar: Do we need to stop eating meat and dairy to tackle climate change?

To mark a week-long series of articles looking at food and climate change, Carbon Brief hosted its latest webinar on Thursday and a video...

Pacific north-west heatwave shows climate is heading into ‘uncharted territory’

The deadly heatwave that hit north-western US and Canada in late June would have been “virtually impossible” without human-caused global warming, a new “rapid-attribution”...

In-depth Q&A: Will China’s emissions trading scheme help tackle climate change?

After a decade of preparation, China’s national emissions trading scheme (ETS) officially enters the operational phase in 2021, with trading due to start by...

Climate change has driven 16% drop in ‘snow meltwater’ from Asia’s high mountains

Climate change is reducing the supply of water from melting snow to many of the largest rivers in Asia, threatening the water security of...

Guest post: Coronavirus food waste comes with huge carbon footprint

As the coronavirus pandemic disrupts supply chains around the world, it is likely that more food is being wasted than ever before at a...

Vacancy: Science writer at Carbon Brief

An exciting opportunity to become Carbon Brief’s new science writer, helping us to analyse and report climate change and society’s response to it. Do you...

Guest post: Why CO2 removal is not equal and opposite to reducing emissions

In recent years, countries, companies and institutions around the world have set “net-zero” emissions targets as part of efforts to tackle climate change. The requirement...

China Briefing, 24 June 2021: Hydrogen-fuelled vehicles; ETS launch date; Iron and steel emissions

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...

Experts: How do diets need to change to meet climate targets?

The food system is a major contributor to climate change and, without significant shifts in global diets, it is unlikely the world will achieve...

The Carbon Brief Profile: Brazil

In the first of a new series explaining how key emitters are positioned to tackle climate change, Carbon Brief sets out Brazil’s key policy...

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