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...

Guest post: Are low- and middle-income countries bound to eat more meat?

In the global north, the rise of plant-based meat, alongside disruptions in meat supply chains caused by Covid-19, has left some asking if the...

Media reaction: Pacific north-west ‘heat dome’ and the role of climate change

Less than two weeks after record-breaking temperatures forced California into a state of emergency, a severe heatwave has swept over northwestern US and Canada,...

Your greatest hope against climate change is standing beside you

In the late summer, over 1,000 people were killed and another 41 million were directly impacted by floods and landslides resulting from torrential monsoon...

Why are German coal workers so powerful, when there are so few?

With Germany slipping from its position as a climate leader, an industry with just 20,000 jobs is dictating policy to the federal government The post...

2021 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #39

Listing of articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week: Sun, September 19, 2021 through Sat, September 25, 2021 The following...

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