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Momentum in low carbon energy seen in slowdown of global carbon emissions

January 24, 2017

Low-carbon energy is gaining momentum worldwide and is globally reducing carbon dioxide pollution shows a study published today by researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project. 

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Low growth in global carbon emissions continues for third successive year

January 1, 2016

Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels did not grow in 2015 and are projected to rise only slightly in 2016, marking three years of almost no growth, according to researchers at the Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project.

The projected rise of only 0.2% for 2016 marks a clear break from the rapid emissions growth of 2.3% per year in the decade to 2013, with just 0.7 per cent growth seen in 2014.

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Global Carbon Budget

January 3, 2017

The Global Carbon Budget 2016 and its implication for meeting global warming targets was unveiled at COP22 in Marrakesh. 

Following-on 2015, a year in which global CO2 emissions did not grow from industry overall published last year by the Global Carbon Budget we waited with anticipation the publication of this year’s 2016 Global Carbon Budget on 14 November and to hear its latest implications for climate policy.

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Tyndall Newcastle and UEA authors lead on new report of climate change risks to UK

July 13, 2016

The ‘UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report’ reveals that the impacts of climate change are already being felt in the UK, and that urgent action is required to address climate-related risks.

The new independent report to Government, from the Committee on Climate Change’s Adaptation Sub-Committee, sets out the most urgent risks and opportunities arising for the UK from climate change.

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Brexit: key risks and opportunities for the environment and climate change

September 23, 2016

The UK's current legal commitment to tackle climate change is unaffected for now, but a Brexit raises significant questions about how the UK will work with the EU to decarbonise society post Paris Agreement and adapt to climate change.

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First major international conference to discuss the science behind the 1.5 °C climate goal starts today

September 23, 2016

The University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute (ECI) will host a conference attended by over 200 scientists, policymakers and business people. Findings will contribute to a Special Report on 1.5 degrees that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will produce in 2018.

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