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Infographics for Independence Day – 4th July 2015

As our American cousins celebrate the Declaration of Independence from George III’s United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, we the people have gathered some infographics that reflect on that great nation. We hope you enjoy them. Happy Independence Day… mutter, grumble… Here’s a handy timeline from 1763 to 1787,...


countryside wales by David via Flickr

On this day 1035: William the Conqueror becomes Duke of Normandy

980 years ago a seven-year old William became Duke of Normandy. It was a succession that would have the most profound effect on our island’s history. William eventually ended five centuries of Anglo-Saxon rule, made France our natural enemy for eight centuries and wrecked our property market forever. Twelve...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 3 July headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. US and China among counties unveiling climate pledges Investors back White House and call for strong standard on methane emissions Fracking could...


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Relaunch and readership survey 2015

We are conducting our fifth annual reader survey. This year it’s a little different as it comes in advance of our exciting relaunch planned for September this year. Through your participation we want to understand what you want from a rejuvenated Blue & Green. This is a brief questionnaire...


solar farm by Kate Ausburn via flickr

Infographic: Securing the planet’s future with solar power

The world has been experiencing some extreme weather conditions lately, such as severe storms in the US and flooding in the UK. Some scientists cite global warming as the cause and see a weather pattern that could extend well into the future, impacting “billions of people directly through damage to property...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 2 July headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. 100 philanthropic organisations have pledged to divest from fossil fuels Airports Commission backs Heathrow expansion Government should explain onshore wind subsidy alternative,...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 1 July headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Government faces increasing costs if it fails to act quickly on climate, warns report Obama and Attenborough discuss climate change Climate negotiations...


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Make ‘renewable energy’ in India

Renewable energy is one of the identified sectors under the National Programme ‘Make in India’. The programme lists out vast potential of renewable energy resources in the country, its facilitative measures, and its import dependency as some of the drivers for this sector. This article was first published on...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 30 June headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. European banks failing to adequately integrate environmental and social risks, says study OECD: energy taxes ‘misaligned’ with climate change impacts Renewables could...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 29 June headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Report: investors face risks as credit rating agencies failing to consider climate change UN urges oil firms to move to cleaner energy...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 26 June headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. G7 study: climate change a ‘global security threat’ Government to sell stake in Green Investment Bank Resource Responsibility and the Global Carbon...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 25 June headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Report: power emissions to peak in 2029 as decarbonisation progress made ICUN Red List: over 22,000 species threatened with extinction Solar activity...


west virginia coal mine by rachelmolenda via Flickr

Resource Responsibility and the Global Carbon Crisis

Although it doesn’t feel so long ago, it has been two years since I wrote about the mounting risk of investing in fossil fuels; in short, great portions of the reserves we are currently spending billions per year to discover and explore will have to remain unburnt if we...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 24 June headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Climate change a ‘medical emergency’, says study UN: clean energy investment can support economy more than fossil fuels UK needs to invest...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 23 June headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow Study: world in period of ‘mass extinction’ 2015 on track to be hottest year on record In pictures: The secrets of Greenland’s...



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