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China and UK to boost climate cooperation

NEWS: Nations pledge to intensify talks over UN climate deal, as Premier Li Keqiang makes first official UK visit

Hydropower poses grid challenge for Brazil

NEWS: Brazil may be too reliant on hydropower as it builds world's 3rd biggest dam, according to US Department of Energy

UN development goals must include climate change

COMMENT: Case for a UN development goal on climate change is stronger than ever, but topic still faces exclusion

China off course for 2020 carbon emissions target

Analysis: China cuts carbon intensity for ninth successive year, but may still miss 2020 target

Fighting desertification will reduce the costs of climate change

COMMENT: We should 'climate proof' the land to prevent some of the tragedies of a warmer world, says UN desertification chief

Arctic ice to shrink 18% below average in 2014

NEWS: Scientists forecast that sea ice will continue downward spiral, while El Nino means 2014 could be hottest year ever

Joining a major social justice gathering in Paris this summer

Surface melting is speeding flow of Greenland glaciers

NEWS: Surface melting of Greenland ice sheets is speeding up their flow into the sea

Warming Arctic may mean fewer icy blasts for Europe and America

Scientists agree that the Arctic is warming fast, but differ on the global impact

El Niño means 2014 could be hottest year ever

NEWS: Weather phenomenon plus global warming is recipe for the hottest year on record, says climate scientist

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UNISON:

There remains an “urgent need” to raise the national minimum wage to the level of a “proper...

UNA-UK:

On 21 July, the UN Security Council held its first meeting to discuss candidates for the next UN...

Unicef:

Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Syria Representative, on attacks in Qamishli and...

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