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Students out in force (Kevin J. Frost)  Chris Smith, University of Leeds Pupils in 60 countries go on strike from school on March 15, 2019, to demand urgent action from the world’s leaders on climate change. Here, a scientist answers teenagers’ questions about climate change, gathered by the Priestley International...

By Declan Sean Kenny, winner of the White Rose Brussels Article Competition 2019 There is an undeniable urgency to implement the structural reforms necessary to prevent irreversible damage we are on course to inflict upon the planet. Such a claim has been buttressed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s...

On 8th January Carbon Brief released the top 10 climate papers most featured in the media in 2018 using data from altmetric.com which aggregates ‘mentions’ across numerous platforms including mainstream news, social media, Wikipedia and policy documents. Featuring at number 4, with an altmetric ‘score’ of 3,309, is research led...

Christian Mueller / shutterstock Chris Smith, University of Leeds Despite some positive climate action, new fossil fuel infrastructure is still being built and deployed. Dozens of new coal power plants are currently planned or under construction, for instance, while petrol car sales will nearly hit 100m in 2019. But what...