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New alternatives, such as the Impossible Burger, are being hailed as one way forward. Photograph: iStock

I’ve been trying to eat less meat over the past few months, though progress has been a little slow. It’s not that I was expecting to become a devoted (...)

Ireland’s huge livestock population means about a third of its greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture

Cattle eat grass and emit tonnes of greenhouse gases, making it difficult for Ireland to meet its international climate-change commitments. However(...)

Indian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rajendra Pachauri, who resigned this week as chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change after being accused of accused of sexually harassing a female employee at his Delhi-based think tank. Photograph: Martial Trezzini/EPA

Rahul Bedi, in New DelhiThe former head of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been barred by a New Delhi court from leaving India,(...)

IPCC Working Group III co-chair Ottmar Edenhofer presents the Working Group III’s summary for policymakers at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Berlin today. Photograph: Steffi Loos/Reuters

Following are main findings by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in a report saying time is running out to keep global (...)

File photograph  of a coal-fired power pant. The latest report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sets out ways to curb rising temperatures by tackling greenhouse gas emissions. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

Massive cuts to greenhouse gas emissions are needed in the next few decades to avoid “dangerous” climate change, a major international report h(...)

Mr Vicente Barros, IPCC Working Group II co-chair, stressed the importance of adapting to climate change. Photograph: EPA

A bleak picture for humanity, depending on how much the world actually warms in the 21st century, is painted by the UN’s Intergovernmental Pane(...)

A man places his hand on the parched soil in the Greater Upper Nile region of South Sudan in 2012. Future heatwaves could threaten key global food crops if climate change is not addressed. Photograph: PA

The world is at risk of “crossing multiple tipping points”, triggering dangerous global warming, if average surface temperatures rise by 4 degr(...)

The Green Party today called on the Government to act on climate change by introducing legislation with binding targets. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The Green Party has described this morning’s climate change report from the IPCC as a “call to action”. The IPCC climate report says scientists are 95(...)