Blue & Green Daily: Friday 12 December 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.
12 December headlines
Lima climate talks agree on just one paragraph of the deal with 24 hours left
Negotiators working on a deal to fight climate change have agreed on just a single paragraph of text, casting a shadow over the prospects for a strong outcome in Lima. Guardian.
Green Deal fund exhausts £24m in just a day
Twenty-four hours into the government’s Green Deal cashback relaunch and £24 million of taxpayers’ money put aside for solid wall insulation has already dry. Telegraph.
Global group of Catholic bishops call for end to fossil fuels
Catholic bishops from around the world are calling for an end to fossil fuel use and increased efforts to secure a global climate treaty. BBC.
EU plans to scrap laws on clean air and waste recycling
EU plans to tackle air pollution that causes tens of thousands of premature deaths and make countries recycle more of their rubbish are to be scrapped, according to leaked documents. Guardian.
Ofgem fines energy companies £4.6m for failing to insulate homes
Britain’s biggest energy companies have been hit with a multi-million pound fine for failing to provide free insulation for thousands of low-income households. Telegraph.
Climate change and geoengineering – The Economist
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