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COMMENT: Lumping all ‘geoengineering’ techniques under one label risks making sensible options guilty by association

COMMENT: Physical and mental health are at risk from climate change, warns professor in plea to Australian government

NEWS: Gap between reality and public perception of climate science is reminiscent of MMR controversy, says NGO

NEWS: Large-scale divestment from fossil fuels remains a challenge, say Bloomberg analysts, with a lack of clean alternatives

NEWS: Norwegian researchers warn the world is further from an effective climate treaty than it was 15 years ago, as countries try to duck their obligations

ANALYSIS: From dengue fever to depression, we look at the health risks from climate change

INTERVIEW: Marginalised small island voices key for credible Paris deal, says Ambassador Marlene Moses

NEWS: History could repeat itself if global warming is left unchecked, leading to people abandoning once-fertile areas

ANALYSIS: New equity calculator says UK needs to cut emissions 94% by 2020, US by 73% and China just 9.4%

NEWS: Activists will form an 8km line between two villages threatened by opencast lignite mines, to highlight climate change risks

BLOG: Who has shown some cool, green leadership this August… And who is heating up the planet?

NEWS: Heat sinking into the Atlantic Ocean accounts for a slowdown in air temperature rises, scientists find

BLOG: Actor calls for carbon price in new video on climate change

NEWS: NASA finds a banned ozone-depleting gas is still being emitted, in a blot on the Montreal Protocol’s record

NEWS: Arctic warming faster than most of Earth, while Antarctica appears to remain locked in a frigid embrace

NEWS: Architects unions have passed a Declaration spelling out their commitment to tackling climate change

NEWS: Climate change is gradually turning Spain into a fire zone – and a change in the economic climate is inflaming the situation

NEWS: Renewables investments set to rise slowly on continent as countries explore potential for wind, solar and geothermal

ANALYSIS: Scientists, artists and policymakers pondered whether to hack the planet at a meeting in Berlin this week

NEWS: Report from leading REDD donors Norway warns of ‘growing perception’ countries are missing out on millions