Viewpoint: What’s in half a degree
of climate change?
Our dual needs to save the planet and power our modern lives have thrown a spotlight on the way we produce and use energy.
Bombarded by often contradictory information about energy consumption and the urgency of our climate change goals, people are demanding better explanation of the facts behind the rhetoric.
That is why energy has been chosen as the first topic for the BBC Briefing, a mini-series of in-depth, downloadable guides to the big issues of the day.
With input from academics, researchers and journalists, the Briefing offers the context and evidence in one place. You can download a copy, or read it in your browser, via the following link.
We hope this pilot, examining key national issues in a new, more in-depth way, provides useful and reliable data, research and analysis for you to digest wherever you are. If you’d like some tips on navigating it, scroll down this page.