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Climate action is ‘only way’ to grow economy – Unilever CEO

NEWS: Businesses are starting to understand climate risks, says Paul Polman, but governments are failing to respond

Efficiency measures pay off as UK energy use falls

ANALYSIS: New data show UK energy consumption has fallen, while US rises, showing benefits of efficiency schemes

UNA-UK supports calls for independent inquiry on torture and rendition

UK human rights organisations raise concerns over government U-turn on torture and rendition inquiry.

Latin American climate policy weakened by Chinese business deals

COMMENT: China's hunger for Latin American resources is strengthening dirty industries and curbing enthusiasm for climate treaty

Philippine Bishops want mining project stopped

Catholic Church officials in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao have reiterated their plea to the government to stop the mining of gold and

UK wind power must play bigger part in balancing National Grid

NEWS: Growing National Grid reliance on wind power reflects increasing maturity of renewable energy technologies

Action results: members and supporters share gender equality concerns

In advance of last month's meeting of the UN's Commission on the Status of Women, we asked which gender issues were the biggest concern.

Three April events PoP up

The latest Spokesworker is out – with a call to help at Pedal on Parliament, news of 2 long-distance route events, and lots more local and national

IPCC must issue shorter, less frequent reports, says reviewer

NEWS: Shorter reports produced once a decade could ease pressure on scientists responsible for enormous scientific overview

Renewables grow, even as investment drops – UNEP report

NEWS: Renewable energy grew to produce 8.5% of total electricity in 2013, including 44% of new installations

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UNISON:

Commenting on new research published today (Monday) by the TUC that says health employees are...

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland:

Just out: a poignant and powerful new film from Michael Morpurgo,

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