Blue & Green Daily: Friday 19 September headlines
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19 September headlines
Salmond’s dream over as Scotland votes No to independence
Alex Salmond’s dream of Scottish independence was dashed today after voters threw their support behind the UK in a result that promises to bury the separation issue for at least a generation. The Times.
World population to hit 11bn in 2100 – with 70% chance of continuous rise
The world’s population is now odds-on to swell ever-higher for the rest of the century, posing grave challenges for food supplies, healthcare and social cohesion. A ground-breaking analysis shows there is a 70% change that the number of people on the planet will rise continuously from 7 billion today to 11 billion in 2100. Guardian.
Investors call for climate change deal
Institutional investors managing £15 trillion of assets have called for an ambitious global climate deal to give them certainty to invest in clean technology. More than 340 institutions have called for strong policies to drive action on climate change. Guardian.
Time is right for global focus on forest land rights
Recognising the land rights of local people could provide cost-effective protection for many of the world’s tropical forest, a report says. But existing initiatives to tackle deforestation were poorly suited to deal with the issue, it added. BBC.
Millennials and the growth of sustainable investing – Triple Pundit
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