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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

Tackling unfair term-time contracts

UNISON is calling for a joint national review of the term-time working arrangements used by schools for the employment of support staff.

Celebrate the stars in our schools

Friday 27 November is a date for your diary to celebrate school staff, the Stars in our Schools.

Rich-poor climate reconciliation in sight at UN talks

ANALYSIS: As Paris summit nears, negotiators are trying to defuse tensions over national responsibilities for climate change

Scotland Cycling Cash Uncertainty

Officers responsible for cycling projects in councils around Scotland beg every year for certainty and clarity about what funding will be available

Permafrost diaries: Touching down in northern Siberia

BLOG: Olga Dobrovida investigates the social and economic impacts of thawing permafrost in Russia's remote Arctic towns


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