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Global emissions of CO2 need to decline precipitously over the next few decades, if the world is to meet the Paris Agreement goals of...

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Restricting global warming to 1.5C would ‘halve’ risk of marine heatwaves

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Global carbon tax in isolation could ‘exacerbate food insecurity by 2050’

The implementation of a global tax on greenhouse gas emissions could – without other complementary policies – “have a greater negative impact on global...

CCC: Progress on low-carbon hydrogen ‘must begin now’ in UK

Hydrogen is a “credible” option for reducing UK’s emissions if used “selectively”, according to the government’s climate advisers. It could replace natural gas in some...

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In the latest article in a series on how some of the world’s key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief profiles Iran,...

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...

Guest post: Lessons from Africa on climate change adaptation

The Earth’s changing climate is already having major consequences for the environment and society. While these impacts highlight the need to cut greenhouse gas...

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