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US-China climate pact tumbles barriers to a global deal

ANALYSIS: Beijing deal between world's biggest carbon polluters signals thaw in relations, allowing UN talks to proceed more smoothly

World faces 3.6C warming – International Energy Agency

NEWS: US-China climate pact is a "giant leap" but the energy sector is "quickly eating up the carbon budget", analysts warn

“This is a matter of our race’s existence and extinction”

COMMENT: A letter from a schoolgirl on the sinking Seychelles to the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon

US-China climate deal puts pressure on G20 leaders to step up

NEWS: Climate diplomats welcome US-China targets and call for action from other major economies at Brisbane G20 summit

Community Energy event in BoA

Real Nappies: Absorbing the Lessons of Incentive Schemes

Local authorities have used incentives and rewards for many years to try to bring about behavioural change, especially in the area

Paris climate deal could be based on carbon budget – UN

NEWS: Countries could have to base emissions reductions on global limit to CO2, say co-chairs of negotiations

China and US strike climate agreement in Beijing – as it happened

In a surprise breakthrough, presidents Xi Jinping and Barack Obama have set goals for climate cooperation. We liveblog the details and reaction

US and China agree historic climate change deal

NEWS: President Obama says countries have "historic responsibility" to lead international effort against global warming

Obama must deliver at climate fundraiser in Berlin

COMMENT: After the midterms, next week's Green Climate Fund pledging conference gives the US president a chance to show commitment to climate actio


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


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

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