Member stories

Solar power ‘backbone’ of future energy system – Shell CEO

NEWS: But with energy demand set to double, don’t expect that to scotch fossil fuels for decades, says Ben van Beurden

EU negotiating plan for Paris to back long term goal, 2C target

NEWS: Council report due Friday will stick to script but emphasise support for tough ambition mechanism to drive long term CO2 cuts

Forget climate pledges for Paris – let’s talk deep decarbonisation

ANALYSI: With power stations and urban infrastructure locking in emissions for decades, countries need a long term vision

Liz Snape is the next TUC president

Liz Snape, assistant general secretary of UNISON, has today (Wednesday) been elected as the next president of the TUC.

Pope urges EU ministers to step up climate fight

NEWS: Environment chiefs told to work hard to secure global goals in Vatican meet days before bloc finalises Paris strategy

Tunisia warns of tourism dive if planet overheats

NEWS: Holidaymakers could desert north-African state as temperatures jump and rising sea-levels eat away seafront hotels

The UN spent half a trillion - so what?

A lifeline for the 90 million people it feeds each year, the United Nations is actually priceless, benefiting us all in health, the environment and

China economic downturn could hit 2030 clean energy target

NEWS: Investors call on government to support renewables sector, which faces cash crisis as stock market woes intensify

UNISON back on your TV

A fresh round of UNISON recruitment advertising kicks off next week, starting on 21 September and will run for some six weeks.

Permafrost diaries: Heading deeper into Siberia

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