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NEWS: Scientific studies show increasing human impact on glaciers; Antarctic ice melt faster than thought

NEWS: Frank Ackerman says 2013 paper by Richard Tol, used by IPCC, minimises economic risks of climate change

THE GUARDIAN: Energy and climate change committee says UN climate science panel processes have improved since last major report

NEWS: Ambitous climate deal in 2015 can cut climate costs for the rest of the century says senior UN official

NEWS: British scientist expresses his surprise when parts of IPCC text were ‘mutilated’ at April meeting in Berlin

NEWS: The UN’s science reports need to be ‘more like CERN’ to have an impact on policy, says study

NEWS: Yacob Mulugetta tells RTCC he was surprised by level of focus given to role of gas in cutting emissions post WG3 report

NEWS: Efforts to stop warming above 1.5C no longer possible, says Edenhofer, with dire consequences for small island states

ANALYSIS: Latest IPCC report highlights level of ambition required to slash carbon emissions 50% by 2050

NEWS: IPCC study offers new focus on regional groupings, smoothing historical divide between global north and south

NEWS: Smart planning of urban environments can spawn more efficient transport and energy use, says IPCC

ANALYSIS: Costs of global transition to clean energy sources smaller than expected, and could offer huge benefits

COMMENT: Bangladesh climate envoy says world has opportunity to avoid dangerous levels of global warming

NEWS: Support or opposition to climate policies determined by ‘emotional factors’ says UN panel, highlighting political challenge

NEWS: Immediate and full participation in global climate agreements needed to curb temperature rises, says UN panel

NEWS: Wind, solar and hydro will have to shoulder four fifths of the global power supply by 2050 to meet carbon targets

ANALYSIS: Shale gas can help address climate change say UN panel, but will have to be cut substantially by 2050

NEWS: IPCC warns swift transition to renewables needed to avoid dangerous temperature rise, but changes are affordable

NEWS: Views from John Kerry, Christiana Figueres, Ed Davey plus leading NGOs and business groups

ANALYSIS: Image of scientists bickering with Richard Tol weakened public perception of consensus within IPCC