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News: Made in Scotland From "Toxic Waste"

One of Scotland’s best-known national drinks is could be at risk of contamination because of toxic pollution of groundwater caused by coal bed meth

Climate change “bad boys” must make amends, say Marshall Islands

The US and China need to take urgent action to prevent small islands sinking, says Marshall Islands UN representative

Wind farms far more popular than fracking, government poll shows

As it happened: UN climate change talks in Bonn, closing session

Coverage from the closing set of negotiations at the UN climate meeting in Bonn

Tokyo to reach CO2 targets without its carbon trading scheme

City meets goals mainly as result of increased energy efficiency drive after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster

We meet the man who wants to frack under your house

We recently confronted Cuadrilla Chief Executive, Francis Egan, over his plans to frack for shale gas underneath people’s homes in Lancashire....

Tribute to Dr Alec Gaines, 1931-2014

UNA-UK joins UNA Edinburgh to pay tribute to long-standing and much respected member of the Association

Yeb Sano: fasting makes me a better climate negotiator

Filipino negotiator tells RTCC that his monthly ritual of fasting is helping him to secure a strong UN treaty on climate change

Norway’s oil fund set to drive surge in clean energy investments

Prime Minister hints renewable energy projects around world could be major beneficiaries of new rules

Cameron’s arguments for EU-US trade deal ‘deeply flawed’

The economic case for the EU-US trade deal is ‘deeply flawed’, leading researchers on the deal have said as negotiations begin in Brussels today.


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