Type of site
|Climate and energy|
|Alexa rank||138,287 (August 2018)|
|Launched||December 6, 2010|
Carbon Brief is a UK-based website designed to "improve the understanding of climate change, both in terms of the science and the policy response". Leo Hickman is the director and editor for Carbon Brief. Carbon Brief's climate-and-energy coverage is often cited by news outlets, or climate related websites, i.e. YALE Climate Communications highlighted a summary of climate model projections, a 2011 The Guardian article quoted then-editor Christian Hunt, in 2017 The New York Times cited climate scientist Zeke Hausfather, or in 2018 MIT Technology Review cited an analysis on emissions scenarios.
The Royal Statistical Society gave Carbon Brief a Highly Commended award for investigative journalism in 2018, for the in 2017 published article, Mapped: How UK foreign aid is spent on climate change, authored by Leo Hickman and Rosamund Pearce. In 2017, Carbon Brief won The Drum Online Media Award for "Best Specialist Site for Journalism".
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- "Kravitz Interviewed by Carbon Brief at International Geoengineering Conference". PNNL. 2017.
- "Whom Do You Trust on Climate Change?". The New York Times. 2013.
- "About Us". Carbon Brief.
- "How well have climate models projected global warming?". Yale Climate Communications. 2017.
- "Lord Lawson's 'misleading' climate claims challenged by scientific adviser". The Guardian. 2011.
- "No Data Manipulation in 2015 Climate Study, Researchers Say". The New York Times. 2017.
- "The daunting math of climate change means we'll need carbon capture". MIT Technology Review. 2018.
- "How Twitter and Carbon Brief are helping climate change scientists fight Donald Trump online". The Drum. 2017.
- "Arctic Ice Is Getting 'Younger.' But That's Not Healthier". The New York Times. 2018.
- "Statistical excellence in journalism". Royal Statistical Society. 2018.
- "Online Media Awards 2017". The Drum. 2017.