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IPCC climate science report: All the latest

All the latest news and analysis as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes its latest report

Catch up with all the latest news and analysis as the IPCC unveils its exhaustive report on the state of climate science.

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IPCC: 'High-speed mitigation train needs to leave station soon'

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IPCC climate mitigation report: At a glance

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Averting climate change catastrophe is affordable, says IPCC report

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IPCC climate mitigation report: The reaction

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IPCC report proposes sucking carbon out of the air as climate fix

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Technique of burning biomass then pumping released carbon underground included in leaked draft from UN climate panel

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Leading climate scientists urge Britain to stay at leading edge of adaptation efforts as water scarcity, heatwave and flooding risks escalate

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IPCC Report: Business groups lead calls for ambitious action to tackle worsening climate risks

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IPCC report: Scientists urge world to embrace 'exciting' new technologies to tackle climate change

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IPCC climate impacts report: At a glance

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