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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 24 March 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. Lord Stern: development and climate finance should not be separated Just Index: a market solution to inequality? National Trust: climate change ‘single...


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Powering the internet

The UK is embracing the digital revolution like never before but could this jeopardise efforts to keep carbon emissions in check, writes Guy Petheram. In last week’s budget, George Osborne announced funding for the technology industry, and in particular digital research. This follows the announcement last month by the...


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Ashden Awards: Hembuild

The Ashden Awards uncover and reward sustainable energy pioneers in the UK and across the globe, to date it has given out 170 prizes. Hempbuild won the 2014 award for sustainable buildings. Bringing zero-carbon buildings one step closer Key facts - Buildings account for at least 37% of the...


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Introducing a Blue & Green friend: Spirit of Nature

Each day we’re introducing one, two or three of our new affiliate friends. If you click through the link in this article, the link is tracked and may generate a small payment to us. Sometimes the payment is per click, per user, per application, per accepted application or any...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 23 March 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. Arctic sea ice hits record low Carbon absorbed by Amazon has halved since 90s, says study Gates and Bloomberg give $4 million...


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Introducing a Blue & Green friend: Riverford Organic

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Introducing a Blue & Green friend: Pukka Herbs

Each day we’re introducing one, two or three of our new affiliate friends. If you click through the link in this article, the link is tracked and may generate a small payment to us. Sometimes the payment is per click, per user, per application, per accepted application or any...


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Introducing a Blue & Green friend: People Tree

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Introducing a Blue & Green friend: Oxfam Shop

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Stock Trading Has Accelerated Beyond Our Control

The speed and technology used to trade stocks has changed enormously and now regulators are looking at ways to dial trading speed back down and bring more humans back into the market. This article was originally published on Timeline.   The Brief The Nasdaq Composite, an index of mostly...


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Introducing a Blue & Green friend: Oxfam Donations

Each day we’re introducing one, two or three of our new affiliate friends. If you click through the link in this article, the link is tracked and may generate a small payment to us. Sometimes the payment is per click, per user, per application, per accepted application or any...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 20 March 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: cost of climate change to become ‘serious challenge’ by 2040 Prince Charles calls for action to clean up oceans Carbon absorbed...


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Introducing a Blue & Green friend: Ordnance Survey

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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 19 March 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. Budget 2015: summary Report calls for next government to prioritise climate change and environment Fossil fuel investments ‘risky’, says Ed Davey Budget...


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Budget 2015: Not the greenest government ever

The Budget is a great piece of parliamentary theatre with the well-prepared speech of the Chancellor followed by a pre-prepared but quickly edited and reshuffled response by the leader of the opposition. The mood music for us is that the Chancellor didn’t mention climate change while the leader of...



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