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Rise in weather extremes linked to climate change, say scientists

NEWS: Lethal heat waves, ice storms and big freezes could become regular events if greenhouse gas emissions are not controlled

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2014 likely to be Europe's warmest since 1500s

NEWS: Calls for climate compensation from top polluters likely to grow as odds on warming years plummet

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Emissions growth slows as economies clean up - research

NEWS: Fossil fuel use and industries emitted a record 35.3Gt of CO2 in 2013, but slowdown shows economies depend less on polluting industry

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Five steps to saving Brazil's Amazon rainforest

NEWS: Destruction of rainforest likely to endanger global climate unless it can be stopped and restored

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Rising concern over invisible threat to Antarctic glaciers

NEWS: As ocean temperatures rise, warmer currents are attacking the Antarctic ice sheet from below, say scientists

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Kennedy Space Centre operations face growing climate threat

NEWS: Rising sea levels and repeated storm damage to natural coastal defences pose challenge to NASA operations

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Climate adaptation costs could hit $1trn a year by 2050 - UN

NEWS: The cost of protecting people from climate change impacts are likely to be 2-3 times previous estimates, finds UN report

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Could geoengineering make climate change worse?

NEWS: Resorting to geoengineering to tackle climate change would be an admission of failure, UK scientists say

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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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