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Aerial view of a forest.

Guest post: Heavy use of CO2 removal would trigger high sustainability risks

Many pathways to staying below 1.5C delay deep cuts in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and rely instead on huge amounts of CO2 removal (CDR) later thi... Read More

Other technologies | Feb 2. 2024.
Antarctic sea ice.

Guest post: Why 2023 was an exceptional year for Antarctic sea ice

While 2023 made headlines for smashing global temperature records, last year also saw some truly remarkable events in the Antarctic. After crashin... Read More

Guest posts | Jan 29. 2024.
Rescue workers escort residents to safety after heavy rainfall in Brechin, Scotland on 20 October 2023.

Met Office: A review of the UK’s climate in 2023 

The year of 2023 was the second-warmest on record for the UK, narrowly behind the record set as recently as 2022.  It was also the warmest ye... Read More

Guest posts | Jan 12. 2024.

Guest post: Why ‘jet-streak’ winds will get faster as the climate warms

The Earth’s jet streams play a fundamental role in the speed and direction of weather systems across the world. This means that they are crucial... Read More

Guest posts | Dec 19. 2023.
Volunteers plant seedlings in a mangrove conservation area on Dupa Beach, Indonesia in 2021.

Guest post: What would an ambitious ‘global goal on adaptation’ look like at COP28?

The impacts of climate change are already being felt by both humans and ecosystems, with extreme weather events and record-high temperatures becoming... Read More

Guest posts | Dec 11. 2023.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta C attends the launching ceremony of a solar farm in Garissa, Kenya, 2019.

Guest post: Why some ‘developing’ countries are already among largest climate-finance contributors

With UN climate negotiations underway at COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), climate finance has once again been one of the key issues countr... Read More

Guest posts | Dec 11. 2023.
Stacked coniferous tree trunks in a forest in Drenthe, Netherlands.

Guest post: Why resolving how land emissions are counted is critical for tracking climate progress

The choices made about how land is used and managed play a crucial role in tackling climate change. The importance of the land use, land-use chang... Read More

GHGs and aerosols | Nov 22. 2023.
Silhouette of wind turbines in sunset.

Q&A: Why deals at COP28 to ‘triple renewables’ and ‘double efficiency’ are crucial for 1.5C

COP28 president Sultan Al Jaber has urged governments to agree on global goals to triple renewables capacity and double the rate of energy efficiency... Read More

Guest posts | Nov 21. 2023.
Heavy public transport traffic and pedestrians on Princes Street in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Guest post: How 120 of the world’s major cities could cut transport CO2 by 22%

Cities are often overlooked as being a major contributor to climate change. Yet their diversity has made it hard to assess how far they can cut their... Read More

Guest posts | Nov 6. 2023.
People repairing flood defence in a village in Bangladesh near the bay of Bengal.

Guest post: Three major gaps in climate-adaptation finance for developing countries

Developing countries require hundreds of billions of dollars in investment every year to help them adapt to the rising threat of climate change. W... Read More

International policy | Nov 2. 2023.
A fossil-fuelled power generating station in Denver, Colorado.

Guest post: Why all fossil fuels must decline rapidly to stay below 1.5C

With 151 countries, 257 cities and 969 companies having announced net-zero targets, it is clear that much of society now understands the need to achi... Read More

Guest posts | Oct 26. 2023.
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