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LIVE IN LIMA – DAY 8: UN COP20 climate change summit

Rolling commentary, news, analysis and video from the 20th Conference of the Parties to the UN Climate Convention in Lima, Peru

Hungry for action - Right to Food and the Climate talks in Lima

There are few who would argue against the right to food for all. How and why we’re failing to secure that right is far from simple.

Shell's Arctic drilling team just pleaded GUILTY

All rights reserved. Credit: greepeace This drill ship is definitely NOT Arctic ready Image caption:  This drill...

Greenpeace reaction: Shell Arctic drilling contractor guilty of felony safety offences

World Bank chief calls for “zero net emissions” climate goal

NEWS: Jim Kim joins growing momentum behind drive to ensure 2015 climate deal will wipe out fossil fuel use

Taiwan calls for support to take part in climate talks

NEWS: As negotiators in Lima work towards a global climate deal, Taiwan is relegated to the fringes by mainland China

Shell makes climate pitch as UN targets zero carbon planet

NEWS: Oil giant tells hostile delegates at Lima talks it can be part of a solution to global warming

Todd Stern: US climate targets are ambitious and achievable

NEWS: US climate envoy said that more ambitious Copenhagen pledge had been contingent upon failed legislation

US denies backtracking on climate change goals

NEWS: US climate envoy said that more ambitious Copenhagen pledge had been contingent upon failed legislation

What chance of zero carbon emissions by 2050?

COMMENT: The net zero concept is simple – and applies to everyone, but could countries really achieve it by mid century?

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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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