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10 July headlines
Fossil fuel firms risk wasting billions by ignoring climate change, says IEA
The world’s fossil fuel companies risk wasting billions of dollars of investment by not taking global action to fight climate change seriously, according to the chief economist of the International Energy Agency (IEA). Guardian.
Climate ‘vice’ constricts bumblebees’ natural ranges – researchers
Climate change is threatening the survival of bumblebees, significantly reducing the habitats in which they can survive, researchers say. They say the natural ranges of these key pollinators are being compressed in both Europe and North America. BBC.
UK renewable funds drop on Osborne’s climate levy change
UK-based energy funds have taken a hit following the government’s decision to extend a climate change levy to renewable producers. The Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd., or TRIG, was the hardest hit by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s measures. Its share price dropped 3.1 percent on Thursday. Bloomberg.
Green Climate Fund partners with Deutsche Bank to green fury
A UN piggy bank to help poor countries deal with climate change partnered with a leading coal funder, sparking an outcry from green groups. At a meeting in its South Korean headquarters on Thursday, the Green Climate Fund approved Deutsche Bank and 12 other financial entities to receive and distribute cash. Guardian.
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