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Pakistan frontier province targets carbon neutrality by 2018

NEWS: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, riven by the war on terror and extreme floods, has ambitious plans for hydropower and forests

UNISON welcomes end of employment tribunal fees in Scotland

UNISON has welcomed the Scottish Government announcement that it intends to abolish fees for employment tribunals in Scotland.

UNISON report exposes truth behind the Chancellor’s pay con trick

Thousands of low-income households will be worse off next April when the increase in the minimum wage is more than wiped out by changes to tax cred

Greener cities deal better with urban heat

NEWS: As more people live in cities, researchers find denser settlements with more green spaces are best for wellbeing

UNISON’s NEC nominates Dave Prentis in general secretary election

UNISON’s national executive council (NEC) today voted overwhelmingly to nominate Dave Prentis in the upcoming general secretary election.

Google lays bare overlooked deforestation ‘hotspots’

NEWS: Search giant and researchers map emerging clusters of tropical forest loss in Southeast Asia, South America and Africa

Why did I get involved?

There are over 40,000 UNISON activists working hard to look after their colleagues at work.

Cash for cycling – or for trunk roads?

UK Chancellor George Osborne, whilst cutting public transport and active travel, has in effect ring-fenced the cash for trunk road construction.  W

Stars in our schools

A school should be a safe and happy place for children to learn.

Climate pledges do little to cap warming to 2C target

NEWS: Countries must pledge deeper emissions cuts as early as 2025 to hold temperature rise within safe levels, says Climate Action Tracker


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Spokes has written to Edinburgh City’s Transport Convener, Cllr Lesley Macinne...

John Ray Initiative:

We are on the cusp of a revolution in how we think about and experience mobility.

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