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UNFCCC climate change conference in Bonn must deliver on commitments taken in Paris

The forty-fourth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 44) and  Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 44) as well as the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1) will take place from 16 to 26 May 2016, in Bonn, Germany. This is the first meeting taking place…

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Pictures from the event "Climate Change and Labour: The impacts of Heat Stress in the workplace" which ACT Alliance has been one of the partners organisers. The event has spotlighted the relationship between climate change and the workforce and has focused on the issue as part of the of the SDGs and Paris Agreement adopted at COP21.

Major new climate threat: rising heat in the workplace

Philip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union marked the International Workers’ Memorial Day (28th of April 2016) by addressing a climate change and labour partnership event at the United Nations in Geneva highlighting excessive workplace heat as a well-known occupational health and productivity danger behind growing risks of heat exhaustion, heat stroke and, “in…

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