Member stories

Pressure mounts on Government to scrap solar cuts

Influential power sector trade body Energy UK, electronics giant Panasonic and the National Farmers Union  are among those who voiced  “deep concer

Global warming ‘hiatus’ theory trashed by new study

NEWS: Notion temperatures paused between 1998-2013 dismantled by Stanford researchers in further blow to climate sceptics

Joss Garman: What does a successful Paris climate deal look like?

COMMENT: If governments do not agree what is necessary to stay below the 2C threshold, will the Paris summit have been a failure?

Burnt data: China coal use since 2000 far higher than estimated

NEWS: Top carbon emitter’s coal usage since 2000 has rocketed as data revisions lay bare faulty accounting, analysts suggest

Changes could mean sick staff being bullied back to work

UNISON is warning that a change to the fit-for-work service implemented on 8 September could increase bullying.

Probation staff taking action short of strike

Following a three-hour strike by UNISON members working in probation on Monday 14 September, we are now in a period of action short of strike.

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


Member stories


30 November 2015 Embargo: 00.01hrs Tuesday 1 December 2015

All We Can:

‘The end is nigh,’ proclaims the apocryphal sandwich board.

Winchester Action on Climate Change:

Get SCCS updates