Exhausted delegates postponed tricky issues. The weak rules on a market based mechanism, promoted by Brazil and Australia, that would have undermined efforts to reduce emissions have been shelved and the fight can continue next year at COP26 in Glasgow.
A top UK university is planning a 'unique' post-Brexit arrangement with a German university in which staff will be appointed jointly by both institutions, with the aim of keeping access to EU research funding for UK academics.
Scientists discuss a report aimed at keeping global temperature rise under 1.5C this century. The report will be the guiding light for governments as they decide how to develop their economies in the face of rising temperatures over the coming decades.
Bell Burnell: Physics Star Gives Away GBP2.3M Prize
One of the UK's leading female astronomers is to donate her GBP2.3M winnings from a major science prize she was awarded. The sum will go to fund women, under-represented ethnic minority and refugee students to become physics researchers.