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Climate change '95% man-made'

Scientists have said they are more certain than ever that humans are responsible for the majority of climate change, according to a major report on the issue. But the trend in the average global temperature has declined since 1998.

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UN climate report to be published throughout the year

The latest update on the state of the world's climate will be released today in Stockholm, Sweden.

Scientists and government officials from 195 countries have meeting all week ahead of the publication from the UN-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

The report builds on the four previous assessment reports produced by the IPCC since it was established in 1988. It will be published throughout the year in several parts:

  • Part one: Physical science basis of climate change - September 2013
  • Part two: Dealing with the impacts, adaptation and vulnerability relating to climate change - March 2014
  • Part three: Assessing the mitigation of climate change - April 2014
  • Final part: Synthesis Report - October 2014

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