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Scientists warn against geoengineering as short-term climate fix

NEWS: ‘Irresponsible’ to rely on techniques to strip carbon or reflect sunlight to slow global warming, EU analysis concludes

UK questioned about the Human Rights Act

UK reviewed by the UN on implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Countries adopt development finance deal in Addis Ababa

NEWS: Increasing cash available to poor countries seen as key to global climate deal, but NGOs say rich are not stepping up
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Fishing ban for central Arctic needs support beyond central Arctic

Exxon and Chevron prone to ‘groupthink’ on climate – study

NEWS: Lack of diversity on boards makes US oil majors particularly liable to ignore carbon risk, find Oxford University researchers

Top climate envoys confident Paris on course for success

NEWS: Summary of negotiator meetings show broad strokes of global climate pact, though carbon cuts unlikely to be legally binding

EU carbon market compromise pleases no-one

NEWS: Environmentalists criticise freebies to polluters, while business lobby claims carbon costs will drive manufacturing overseas

Muslim scholars name climate change as dire threat

NEWS: Islamic declaration adds to growing pressure religious leaders exert on richer nations to reduce impact on Earth's climate

EU moves towards ratifying Kyoto Protocol extension

NEWS: Brussels says bloc will sign off beleaguered treaty before successor crafted at key climate summit

Chevron’s US media strategy: write the headlines

NEWS: Oil giant created its own local news outlet in 2014, determined to have its voice heard at home to key refinery

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UNA-UK:

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

UNISON:

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

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