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India environment minister blasts rich world’s greedy lifestyles

NEWS: Developed countries need five Earths to fuel ‘unsustainable’ habits while India makes do with one, says Prakash Javadekar

Green infrastructure could save cities fifth of world GDP by 2050

NEWS: Public transport, efficient buildings and recycling investments pay off in energy savings, New Climate Economy report shows

Green urban infrastructure could save $17trn by 2050

NEWS: Public transport, efficient buildings and recycling investments pay off in energy savings, New Climate Economy report shows

UN climate officials chide Ban Ki-moon for ‘snail’s pace’ jibe

ANALYSIS: Fears progress slow towards global pact unfounded, say co-chairs as countries agree to let them slim down draft text

Ecuador seeks to unite Latin America behind climate justice crusade

NEWS: Fragmented continent poised to rally around joint accord in November, envoy Daniel Ortega Pacheco reveals

UNISON at the Burston school strike rally

 

How peace with rebels sculpts Colombia’s climate pledge

NEWS: Country wary that end of 50-year armed conflict could bring spike in deforestation, as it submits contribution to the UN

Northern Ireland regional committee nominates Dave Prentis in general secretary election

At a meeting on Friday 4 September the Northern Ireland regional committee nominated Dave Prentis for general secretary in the forthcoming general

The Emissions Factor: Bonn climate talks review

PODCAST: Ed King is joined by Michael Jacobs, Pilita Clark plus we hear from Christiana Figueres, Laurence Tubiana and Dan Reifsnyder

Why coal is not amazing, in 15 tweets

BLOG: "Little black rock" advertising campaign by the Minerals Council of Australia is derided on social media

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UNISON:

There remains an “urgent need” to raise the national minimum wage to the level of a “proper...

UNA-UK:

On 21 July, the UN Security Council held its first meeting to discuss candidates for the next UN...

Unicef:

Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Syria Representative, on attacks in Qamishli and...

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