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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 10 October headlines

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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.

Glasgow University to divest from fossil fuels

Lego to end Shell partnership after anti-Arctic oil campaign

$310bn energy efficiency market saved a continent’s worth of energy

Eurosif: European sustainable investment market outperforming the mainstream _____________________________________________________________________________________________

October 10 headlines

Former oil director confirmed as EU climate chief

Spanish conservative Miguel Arias Cañete has been confirmed as the EU’s new climate and energy commissioner, despite more than half a million people signing a petition against the former oil mogul’s appointment. Business Green

UK looks to Dutch model to make 100,000 homes carbon-neutral by 2020

More than 100,000 homes across the UK could be given a carbon-neutral retrofit by 2020 if the EU approves funding for a ground-breaking green social housing project this month. Guardian

Private sector pay ‘to rise faster than public sector’

Pay in the private sector is likely to rise faster than public sector wages in the next four years, a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said. BBC

Susan G. Komen partners with fracking firm, despite possible cancer links

The breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure has entered into a year-long partnership with a major oil field services company, the blog Fuel Fix reported Wednesday. Huffington Post

Interesting picks:

Antarctic sea ice expands to record levels: Should global warming be blamed? Yes and NoTech Times

Online revolution starting to slow in parts of UK, says John Lewis bossTelegraph

Icann: environmentalists to control use of .eco internet domain nameGuardian

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