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G20 summit: David Cameron pledges UK will ‘play its part’ in backing climate fund to help developing countries tackle emissions

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Senator Jim Inhofe believes God will determine the Earth’s climate, not human beings

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Glen Clunie in Perthshire in December 2010, when heavy snow caused widespread disruption

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A coal-fuelled power plant in Germany, which supports carbon trading

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The Environment Secretary Liz Truss wants to see crops, not solar panels, in British fields

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Demonstrators covered in oil protest against Canadian tar sands last year

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It typically takes about a year to determine whether human-induced global warming played a role in extreme weather

Scientists to ‘fast-track’ evidence linking global warming to wild weather

Aim is to thwart sceptics from dismissing extreme event as 'natural weather variation'

Grouse shooting is thought to be ruining the countryside in Northern England

Grouse shooting 'is warming planet' as peatlands burned to improve conditions for birds

Swathes of upland are 'Amazon of the UK' say researchers

Lord Lawson is a well-known climate sceptic

Lord Lawson and his climate change sceptics broke charity bias rules

Ex-Chancellor’s Global Warming Policy Foundation guilty of blurring fact and comment

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The suit also has an air quality sensor to test carbon monoxide, methane and liquid petroleum gas in the surrounding environment

Donald MacInnes: Leonardo DiCaprio climate speech at the UN this week was excellent

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon speaks at the UN Climate Summit

Climate Change Summit: World leaders reach fragile consensus on global warming

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