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UN prepares release of "incredible" climate change study

NEWS: Latest IPCC report to offer messages of danger and opportunity for governments as they prepare for Paris deal

Policy
IPCC will abolish doubt in climate politics - Danish minister

NEWS: The UN’s latest climate change report will provide strong scientific base for negotiations in the future, says Rasmus Helveg-Petersen

Policy
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

Learning
Why you should bother to read the IPCC synthesis report

COMMENT: UN science panel’s final report this year will indicate how serious governments take the threat of climate change, argues Richard Black

Comment & Analysis
Desmond Tutu: Rejoice in opportunities for a cleaner planet

NEWS: Archbishop leads church service in Copenhagen to mark the release of the UN’s IPCC science report

Living
IPCC report is “roadmap” to Paris climate deal – Pachauri

NEWS: Governments gather to approve report that will be scientific basis to UN climate negotiations next year

Policy
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

Learning
Human impact on glacier melt increasing - study

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

Nature
Leading climate economist accused of "distorting" research

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

Policy
UK MPs say IPCC climate change report's findings must be accepted

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

Policy
Prompt global action can cut the cost of going carbon neutral

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

Policy
Saudis accused of deleting part of UN climate science report

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

Learning
IPCC should show the human face of climate science – report

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

Learning
Green credentials of fracking 'exaggerated', says IPCC author

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

Energy, Learning
1.5C climate target 'out of range', says IPCC chair

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

Learning, Policy
Climate challenge needs radical policies and technologies

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

Comment & Analysis, Technology
UN report removes carbon targets for rich versus poor countries

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

Learning
Cities hold the key to addressing climate change, says UN panel

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

Living
Cutting CO2 emissions saves money, says UN climate panel

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

Business, Comment & Analysis, Energy
IPCC report: we have the tools, now it's time for a tough UN climate deal

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

Comment & Analysis, Policy