Our window to adapt to a warming world is narrowing quickly, according to a grim report from the IPCC. What it will take to avert the crises that unchecked planetary heating will bring? Three vice-chairs of the IPCC report explain.

You’ve probably seen a lot of climate change jargon in the news lately — words like “mitigation”, “carbon neutral” and “sustainable development”. To free you from confusion, here’s a helpful explainer from science communicators and researchers.