28th September Stretching
The UK's Climate Change Committee has highlighted the ongoing uncertainties
and potential shortfalls in Scotland's draft Climate Change Plan.
Targets for low carbon heating may also be too ambitious.
20th December Paris
The COP21 meeting in Paris has succeeded in reaching agreement on
how to tackle climate change after 2020. The historic deal includes
mechanisms for increasing emissions cuts and financing.
10th June 2015 Stern
Nicholas Stern and colleagues at the London School of Economics
have highlighted the progress being made in reducing Chinese carbon
emissions. China's emissions could start to decline with a decade.
10th June 2015 Australian
A new study by Reputex has warned that Australian greenhouse gas
reduction targets may yield little real change due to national emissions
projections being greatly overstated.
17th April 2015 Climate
Ken Caldeira at the Carnegie Institute in Stanford has warned that
climate engineering using sulphate aerosols may far-reaching consequences
for agricultural production globally.
17th April 2015 Geothermal
Carla Braitenberg and colleagues at the University of Trieste have
succesfuly mapped Earth's gravity using the GOCE satellite with
a view to identifying ideal areas for geothermal energy production.