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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

NEWS: Nations must consider findings of IPCC when deciding whether to limit warming to 1.5 or 2C, say developed countries

NEWS: Shorter reports produced once a decade could ease pressure on scientists responsible for enormous scientific overview

NEWS: Putting price tag on climate change is key in spurring politicians into action, say economists, lawyers and scientists

COMMENT: UN climate science study surprised few, but warnings of serious impacts could drive UN talks forward

BLOG: Scientists working on the IPCC’s latest study answer questions on adaptation, positives from warming and timeframes

INTERVIEW: Chair of UN’s IPCC science panel tells RTCC calls to focus exclusively on coping with climate change are misplaced

ANALYSIS: UN climate panel only reports ‘facts’, but is it time to make clearer the implications for policy?