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How a UN climate deal can help prevent refugee crises

COMMENT: As Syrian refugees flock to Europe, driven in part by drought, countries must plan for global warming-linked losses

Shell exits Prince of Wales climate group amid row rumours

NEWS: Controversial plans to drill in Arctic said to be last straw for fellow members of influential European climate grouping

Climatarianism: the carbon-lite diet you’ve never heard of

BLOG: Four stomachs bad, one stomach good. RTCC sheds pounds of CO2 as it tries green regime for a week

Celebrate the UN's 70th anniversary with UNA-UK

On Friday 9 October 2015, the United Nations Association – UK will hold a public event to mark the seventieth anniversary of the United Nations w

UNISON comment on EU court ruling on travel time to work

UNISON has welcomed the ruling by the European Court of Justice that time spent travelling to and from first and last appointments by workers witho

China, Canada lag smaller countries on green land use pledges

NEWS: Major farming and forestry nations have been outdone by Ethiopia and Morocco, says Union of Concerned Scientists

Why ‘energy productivity’ is making a comeback

ANALYSIS: It presents a positive message and appeals to business, but technological progress is no substitute for climate regulations

Education Bill will silence parents, UNISON warns

The government is rushing legislation through parliament that would greatly increase the power of the Secretary of State for Education to force mai

New education authority launched in Northern Ireland

In April 2015 a new education authority in Northern Ireland replaced the five Education and Library Boards and the Staff Co

Welsh schools cannot survive without support staff

Margaret Thomas, UNISON Cymru/Wales regional secretary, has said that UNISON embraces the Welsh Government’s professional registratio


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Following the vote to leave the EU, UNA-UK will work with its members and supporters to engage...


UNISON’s new president is Eric Roberts, it was announced today.

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