Blue & Green Daily: Friday 13 March headlines
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13 March headlines
Global carbon emissions stall in 2014
Global emissions of climate-warming carbon dioxide did not rise last year for the first time in 40 years without the presence of an economic crisis. Financial Times.
By 2050 some US cities will be hotter every year than their current record
Within 35 years, even a cold year will be warmer than the hottest year on record, according to research. The study estimates when major US cities’ average temperatures will never again dip below that of the hottest year in the past century and a half. Guardian.
China’s carbon emissions drop for the first time since 2001
Total carbon emissions in world’s second-biggest economy dropped 2% in 2014 compare with the previous year, the first drop since 2001. Bloomberg.
Plantlife Scotland highlights importance of 47 areas
The qualities of 47 places identified as Important Plant Areas have been detailed in a new report to mark Plantlife’s Scotland’s 25th anniversary. BBC.
UK trade deficit narrows to lowest since 2000
Britain’s quarterly trade deficit has narrowed to its lowest since 2000, helped by a sharp fall in the cost of imports due to a collapse in the oil price. Telegraph.
Q&A: Why static CO2 emissions are important – Financial Times
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