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Fair energy pricing and clear policies the key to boosting green growth

Yvo de Boer, director general of the Seoul-based Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and former executive secretary of the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), talks to Blue & Green Tomorrow about the obstacles that are keeping both developing countries and the west from a low-carbon revolution. Former...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 17 October 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. Fracking boom will increase global carbon emissions, scientists warn Family farming to be the focus of 2014 World Food Day SolarCity offers $200m...


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Blue&Green Daily: Thursday 16 October round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow we reported that a global fracking boom would hinder, not help, the fight to stop climate change. We also covered the launch of MSCI’s new fossil fuel free indexes and the unveiling of a pioneering new green app. Tackling food waste on World Food Day...


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Environmentalist of the week: EF Schumacher

“An attitude to life which seeks fulfilment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth – in short, materialism – does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited,” wrote EF Schumacher. Blue & Green...


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Blue&Green Daily: Thursday 16 October 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. CDP: Apple, Google, Microsoft and Unilever leaders in tackling climate change Global renewable energy investment up 11% in promising third quarter Sea levels...


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Tackling food waste on World Food Day – infographic

Ahead of World Food Day, there couldn’t be a better time to remind ourselves about the incredible amount of food that is wasted around the world on a daily basis. This infographic published by Ecocleen to mark World Food Day does just that. While it’s alarming to see that...


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Blue&Green Daily: Wednesday 15 October round up

Today on Blue&Green Tomorrow we covered the latest CDP’s analysis suggesting that some multinational companies are making excellent progress on addressing climate challenges. We also covered the rise of investment in renewable energy and the Pentagon’s stark warning on how climate change poses security threats. Blue & Green Daily:...


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Ethical retailer of the week: Cebra

Cebra is an online retailer based in Norfolk focusing on fairtrade, organic, vegan and ethical products including home goods, skincare, clothing and jewellery. Cebra offers handmade products ranging from Christmas gifts, accessories and clothing to skincare products, herbs and  spices, pottery and home gifts. The common factor of all...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 15 October 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. Fossil fuel companies recognise climate risks but fail to disclose them to investors – report Onshore wind EU’s cheapest energy source – report...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 14 October round up

Today on Blue&Green Tomorrow, we heard from EcoPlanet Bamboo’s founder Troy Wiseman about capitalism carrying social and environemntal benfits. We also reported on a new analysis showing how fossil fuels companies are failing to disclose climate risks to investors and how a leaked report suggested wind power is the...


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Save Blue&Green today – 15 days left to pledge to our crowdfunder

We have reached 36% of our targets and raised over £32,000 thanks to our amazing readers and supporters who believe in a blue and green world – but we still need your help over the next two weeks. We are immensely grateful to those who have pledged to help...


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From B.U.M to Bamboo

Now a global pioneer in the operation of sustainable commercial bamboo plantations, EcoPlanet Bamboo is the realisation of a long-held dream and a great illustration of positive capitalism, writes founder Troy Wiseman. This article originally appeared on Huffington Post’s Pioneers for Change blog. Creating positive social change has been...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 14 October 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. Australian National University divests from fossil fuels amid government criticism Scottish wind energy sector boosted by four new farms Owen Paterson’s proposal to...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 13 October round up

Today on Blue&Green Tomorrow, we covered the crucial decision by the Australian National University to divest from fossil fuels and controversial claims by former environmnent secretary Owen Paterson to scrap UK’s climate targets. We also reported on the launch of a new crowdfunding scheme by Triodos Renewables to broaden...


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Ten years of supply chain’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) – infographic

From the Morcambe Bay tragedy in 2004, to the Guardian’s investigation into the Thai prawn industry earlier this year, numerous high profile events have put the spotlight on global supply chains in the last ten years, writes Sedex. To reflect on these events, and to commemorate their 10 year...



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