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Climate change is becoming so real that it’s gaining converts for a carbon price

Climate change is becoming so real that it’s gaining converts for a carbon price

By any standard, this has been a remarkable week for conversations about climate change. It started with a grim report from the International Panel on…
A carbon tax killed coal in the UK. Natural gas is next.

A carbon tax killed coal in the UK. Natural gas is next.

In 2012, the UK ranked 20th out of a list of 33 rich countries in terms of low-carbon electricity use. In 2017, it jumped to…
These are the scientific terms you need to know to understand life in 2018

These are the scientific terms you need to know to understand life in 2018

It’s a fool’s errand to try to predict what the future holds for the scientific trends that dominate the headlines today. Instead, Quartz’s science team…
The complete guide to the world’s largest carbon market that just launched in China

The complete guide to the world’s largest carbon market that just launched in China

In the lead up to the 2015 Paris climate summit, premier Xi Jinping announced China would launch a carbon market in two years. Today (Dec.…

Humanity’s fight against climate change is failing. One technology can change that.

Iceland is cold. But it sits atop one of the world’s hottest underground regions, giving the country the ability to tap into a massive store…