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October 2014 'warmest on record' - NOAA

NEWS: US weather agency says October 2014 broke all the records – and that the year is on track to be the hottest ever

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Pacific Islands face bleak future as 1.5C warming target slips away

NEWS: Countries need to accept radical carbon cuts over next decade to avoid worst climate impacts says UN

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Hottest ever ocean temperatures signal end of warming "pause"

NEWS: Ocean temperatures break new record, as 2014 looks set to be hottest year ever

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Geoengineering: Pumping iron into oceans could backfire

NEWS: Iron fertilisation of oceans stimulates carbon sucking plankton, but could also lead to rise in CO2 emitting sea-life

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Who's to blame for climate change?

ANALYSIS: Scientists are starting to undertake the politically dangerous task of figuring out who can be blamed for extreme weather disasters

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Why can't academics agree whether climate change causes wars?

ANALYSIS: A fight between rival academics over climate change and conflict has important messages for peacekeepers, says Alex Randall

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IPCC climate report: "conclusive evidence" humans warming planet

NEWS: UN science report provides final warning on climate change ahead of 2015 international emissions cutting deal

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Climate marathon: IPCC nears finish line for seminal report

NEWS: Scientists and officials will need to sift through over 200 comments, ranging from grammatical errors to strategic concerns

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Climate change could create more Boko Haram extremists - study

NEWS: Drought, famine and crop failures could destabilise 32 countries in Africa and Asia, warn risk analysts

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UK invests £97m in weather and climate supercomputer

NEWS: The Met Office says the system, 13 times more powerful than its existing capacity, will bring £2 billion of benefits

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US and UK call on UN science panel to stress climate risks

NEWS: Comments on draft IPCC ‘synthesis’ report show governments want to make clear the dangers of global warming

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Sea level could rise 'height of man' by 2100

NEWS: Scientists say sea level unlikely to rise beyond 1.8m by end of century – a rise still disastrous for tropical fishermen

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Sweden rated as 'world's greenest country'

NEWS: New report ranks countries’ green performance, next to how well they’re perceived to be performing

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Arctic ice melt sends Alaskan temperatures soaring by 7C

NEWS: Scientists in the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked 7C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice

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Sahel faces food crisis as population surges towards one billion

NEWS: Human numbers are rising in one of the world’s driest regions, but harvest levels could suffer from climate change

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Washington DC could face 300 floods a year by 2045 - study

NEWS: East Coast states need to plan for increased frequency of tidal flooding caused by rising sea levels, say scientists

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Extra heat found in oceans explains global warming 'pause'

NEWS: Much more heat is being absorbed by the world’s oceans in some regions than previously thought, find scientists

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China emissions rising on high-carbon economic growth

NEWS: Economic success story has been driven by investment in high carbon sectors such as cement and steel, find researchers

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Climate consensus: scientists and sceptics suspend hostilities

NEWS: Twitter adversaries meet over dinner to discuss the climate debate, and why everyone hates each other so much

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Greenland ice melt likely to accelerate say scientists

NEWS: Vast ice sheet more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought, say scientists

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