Blue & Green Daily: Monday 13 January headlines
Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories from around the web every morning. We start with our picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow over the weekend.
January 13 headlines
Qatar considers more UK energy investment
Qatar is considering making further energy investment in the UK and has opened the door for British companies to bid for billions of dollars of work in the oil-rich sheikhdom, the nation’s energy minister has said. Telegraph.
Iran to implement nuclear deal as Obama repeats Congress sanctions please
Iran will begin eliminating its stockpile of highly enriched uranium in eight days’ time, after negotiators in Geneva reached an agreement on how to implement the interim nuclear deal reached in November. Guardian.
Big-game hunters in Texas bid for licence to kill one of Africa’s rare black rhinos
Big-game hunters from across America are winding up a four-day annual jamboree in Dallas where the highlight was an auction to raise money to save the black Rhino in Africa. The top lot: a permit to shoot one. Independent.
US bank results set to reignite controversy over City bonuses
Controversy over City pay is likely to be reignited this week when major US banks – including JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs – release their results for 2013. Guardian.
Investment in North Sea oil and gas to rise sharply, say analysts
Investment in North Sea oil and gas production is expected to rise significantly this year, according to an energy consultancy. Some 14 new fields, with the capacity to produce 438 million barrels of oil equivalent are also expected to be bought on stream by the industry. Telegraph.
Coalition energy market reforms will bring cheaper power to the people
The coalition government is challenging the big six energy companies and working to cut prices in the energy market whilst tackling Labour’s “messy legacy”, energy secretary Ed Davey writes. Guardian.
Impact Investing: It’s Time – Huffington Post
Germany’s ‘impractical dream’? – Ecologist
How will investors react to climate change? – Earth Techling
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