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Berlin in a heatwave (Pic: Frank Neulichedl/Flickr)

NEWS: Record high temperatures in December confirmed 2014 as the hottest year on record, NASA and NOAA reveal

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Scientists to help Ganges rice farmers handle climate threat

NEWS: An international team of researchers will boost food security for 300 million people in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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US coastal cities face daily flooding by mid-century - NOAA

NEWS: Boston, New York and Baltimore are among the cities threatened by rising sea levels, warn scientists

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UK had hottest and fourth wettest year in 2014 - Met Office

NEWS: Record-breaking year is “clear evidence” of climate change but highlights poor government communication, says critic

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Tropical forests hidden role in sucking up CO2 revealed

NEWS: The role of the world’s tropical forests in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere may have been underestimated

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Warming world already causing dramatic changes, say scientists

NEWS: Fish, forests, birds and wildflowers affected by a wide range of impacts – human and natural – from global warming say researchers

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Bianca Jagger: Amazon tribes "under siege" from developers

INTERVIEW: Drive for oil, gas and hydropower threatens communities who can protect rainforest warns veteran campaigner

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Crowdfunded "ice stupas" help Ladakh adapt to climate change

NEWS: An engineer has raised US$125,000 through Indiegogo for a novel way to solve water shortages in a remote mountain region of India

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Greenland ice loss outpaces climate models

NEWS: Most detailed study yet of Greenland ice sheet illustrates complex process causing billions of tonnes to melt every year

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Arctic warming "twice as fast" as anywhere else on Earth

NEWS: Sea ice levels showing signs of recovery, but rising temperatures spell radical change for polar region

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Tropical deforestation could cause 0.7C temperature rise

NEWS: Rainforests are the “sweat glands” of the world and losses could wreak havoc with farming, researchers warn

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Beaver resurgence ups climate warming methane emissions

NEWS: Since the decline of fur trapping, beaver populations have exploded, increasing methane generation from dammed ponds

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Greenpeace promises to make amends for Nazca Lines stunt

NEWS: The Peruvian government is seeking to extradite activists who damaged world heritage site, on charges that carry 6-year jail sentence

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Latin American coalition to restore 20 million hectares of forest

NEWS: Eight South American countries make promise at UN meeting to start restoring damaged lands

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Widows of murdered Peruvian forest defenders demand justice

NEWS: As Peruvian government reveals rising deforestation at Lima climate talks, indigenous people accuse them of neglect

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WMO: 2014 set to be hottest year ever

NEWS: Climatologists’ report shows the urgency of cutting greenhouse gas emissions as UN climate negotiators meet in Lima

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Activist murders raise doubts over Peru's deforestation goals

NEWS: Killing of environmental activists puts Peru’s president under pressure ahead of next month’s UN climate conference

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Climate change to increase US lightning strikes

NEWS: Scientists predict a 50% increase this century in the frequency of lightning strikes due to global warming

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UK farmer warns of climate impacts in sceptic MP's region

NEWS: The Clacton constituency of UKIP’s Douglas Carswell is particularly vulnerable to global warming, says local farmer

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Polar bears added to UN protection list as Arctic ice shrinks

NEWS: Threatened by shrinking sea ice, bear is one of 31 endangered species to be given greater protection

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