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Antarctic sea ice reaches record high, as Arctic hits 2014 minimum

NEWS: As Arctic ice reaches its annual low point, scientists puzzle over increasing sea ice in the Antarctic

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Earth has 30 years before carbon budget is blown

NEWS: Emissions set to rise 2.5% in 2015 say researchers, with China and India driving new CO2 growth

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Population explosion lowers chance of managing climate change

NEWS: Analysis shows 80% probability that planet’s population will rise this century, with serious implications and climate change

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Rising seas could sink Australian coastal cities - report

NEWS: Sydney Opera House at risk as rising sea levels sea levels linked to climate change threaten Australian coast

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NASA: August 2014 is hottest since records began

NEWS: US Agency confirms further record breaking temperatures for 2014, as California drought continues

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Antarctic sea levels rising faster than global average

NEWS: Researchers say around 350 billion tonnes of water from glaciers linked to rises of up to 8 centimetres

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America’s heartland wilts under climate change onslaught

NEWS: Researchers say US southwest is expected to become steadily more arid as planetary temperatures soar

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UN warns on ocean acidification as GHG levels soar

NEWS: Carbon dioxide emissions in 2013 were largest on record since 1984, says World Meteorological Organization

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NGOs "optimistic" for chances of a climate deal

NEWS: Leading green groups set out what they say are “realistic goals” for international climate talks

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World on course for 4C warming by 2100 - PwC

NEWS: Governments need to slash carbon intensity five times faster to avoid dangerous climate change, say analysts

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Greenland and Antarctic melting at "unprecedented rate"

NEWS: Researchers have established the height of the Greenland and Antarctic ice caps with greater precision than ever before

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UK public ignorant of climate science consensus - poll

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

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The end of civilisations: will climate change do for us all?

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

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Atlantic heat sink explains global warming "pause" - study

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

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Banned chemical emissions mar ozone treaty's success story

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

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Antarctic ice melt could boost sea levels 37cm by 2100

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

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Geoengineering creeps from sci-fi to reality

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

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Climate change could slash 8.7% from India's GDP by 2100

NEWS: The Asian Development Bank warns economic cost of climate change will challenge efforts to lift people out of poverty

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NEWS: Last month’s average temperature was 16.44C. That’s 0.64C above the 20th century average

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Climate and weather science merge as forecasts improve

INTERVIEW: Climate scientists can learn from weather forecasters about giving practical advice, says meteorological expert

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