Category: The Carbon Brief

Analysis: UK low-carbon electricity generation stalls in 2019 0

Analysis: UK low-carbon electricity generation stalls in 2019

The amount of electricity generated by low-carbon sources in the UK stalled in 2019, Carbon Brief analysis shows. Low-carbon electricity output from wind, solar, nuclear, hydro and biomass rose by just 1 terawatt hour...

Interactive: When will the Arctic see its first ice-free summer? 0

Interactive: When will the Arctic see its first ice-free summer?

Since satellites first began monitoring the Arctic in 1979, the average area covered by sea ice has shrunk by at least 40%. The average thickness of the ice has fallen by more than half over the same...

COP25 video: Messages from climate marchers to politicians 0

COP25 video: Messages from climate marchers to politicians

Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Madrid on Friday night after a frustrating week of negotiations at the UN’s annual climate change conference. Among the marchers were Spanish environmental organisations, as well as...

COP25 video: What needs to happen by COP26 to keep the Paris Agreement on track? 0

COP25 video: What needs to happen by COP26 to keep the Paris Agreement on track?

As negotiations at COP25 in Madrid progress slowly, Carbon Brief has been asking a range of scientists, party delegates and NGO representatives for their views on the year ahead. With the first week offering...