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Watch a panel discussion on Thursday 18 November as climate change experts react to COP26.
Coal, cars, cash and trees: but what about the cows?
Military emissions reporting is only voluntary. And what we cannot see, they will not cut.
In Paris, the French drafted ambitious texts and dared the biggest emitters to oppose it. In Glasgow, it’s the least developed countries which will have to do the most work.
A report found the amount of funding needed to adapt to climate change exceeds what has so far been delivered by 80%.
Embodied emissions in buildings could be a hidden setback for carbon reduction targets.
One-tenth of global emissions result from the production and supply of building materials – and the construction process itself.
Women’s climate knowledge is often overlooked, despite it being a vital resource for adapting to a warming world.
The global shipping sector delivers 90% of global trade and has a carbon footprint the size of Germany’s.
Nature-based solutions can help us sustainably tackle climate disasters - but to do that, they urgently need policy support.
Subsidies could help kickstart cost cutting and innovation in this prohibitively expensive industry.
Reducing jet fuel consumption by 2.5% each year could halt aviation’s growing influence on climate change.
Fossil fuels account for one in five premature adult deaths each year.
Failures to respond adequately to the floods that hit Germany and Luxembourg in July 2021 must teach us how to prepare for future climate disasters.
Yes, trees and soils can absorb and store carbon, but the carbon doesn’t stay stored forever. That’s one of the problems with how net-zero plans for the climate are being designed.
Cold-water corals live in the Atlantic’s frigid depths – and the UK is a stronghold for them.
A good luck message from a senior climate scientist – and some advice on where to aim your anger.
Most concerning is the long-term upward trends of CO₂ emissions form burning fossil fuels, which are far from trending towards net-zero by 2050.
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Early investments generate rapid cost reductions, while further delay simply slows innovation and compounds the climate crisis.