Blue & Green Daily: 27 May headlines
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26 May headlines
Caroline Lucas: We must invest in the future
Green MP Caroline Lucas has branded the government’s agenda as “worrying” ahead of the Queen officially opening Parliament on Wednesday. In an article for the New Statesman, she said that the government is failing to invest in the future. New Statesman
Amazon changes tax arrangements
Global retail giant Amazon has changed the way it reports its sales, meaning it could raise the tax bill in the UK. Transactions in Europe will not be registered in the countries they were made in, instead of the previous arrangement of profits declared through a subsidiary in Luxembourg, which has low-tax arrangements. BBC
Half of Mozambique’s elephants killed in five years
Poachers in Mozambique have killed half of the countries elephants in just five years, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. Elephant numbers have decreased from around 20,000 to just over 10,000 in the last half a decade and are often killed for their ivory. Guardian
Energy industry calls for new emissions targets
The World Energy Council has warned that more needs to be done to mitigate the urgent risks of climate change. It has called upon world leaders to step up investment in cleaner energy and introduce new emissions targets to aid development in green industries. Guardian
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