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From fossil fuels to future jobs: net zero transformation

Net Zero transition brings a jobs boom, offsetting losses in Republican states.


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UK’s net zero revolution: seizing the economic opportunity of the century

UK’s transition to Net Zero presents an economic opportunity of the century.


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Net Zero: UK’s economic opportunity of the 21st century

Net Zero: UK’s economic opportunity of the 21st century

Skidmore Review highlights economic prospects of Net Zero for the UK.

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The Arctic has warmed ‘nearly four times faster’ than the global average

“Arctic amplification” may be stronger than previously thought, according to new research. The phenomenon means…

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‘Top 1%’ of emitters caused almost a quarter of growth in global emissions since 1990

Just 1% of the world’s population was responsible for almost a quarter of greenhouse gas…

Factcheck: Why fracking is not the answer to the UK’s energy crisis

The UK’s new prime minister Liz Truss has used her first major policy address to…

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Analysis: Bolsonaro election loss could cut Brazilian Amazon deforestation by 89%

Josh Gabbatiss, Carbon Brief A loss for Jair Bolsonaro in the upcoming Brazilian presidential election…

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Explainer: will global warming ‘stop’ as soon as net-zero emissions are reached?

Media reports frequently claim that the world is facing “committed warming” in the future as…