Blue & Green Daily: Monday 22 September 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.
22 September headlines
Climate change summit: Global rallies demand action
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marches in more than 2,000 locations worldwide. The People’s Climate March is campaigning for curbs on carbon emissions, ahead of the UN climate summit in New York. BBC.
Record CO2 emissions ‘committing world to dangerous climate change’
Children born today will see the world committed to dangerous and irreversible levels of climate change by their young adulthood at current rates, as the world pour a record amount of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere this year. Guardian.
China beats Europe in per-capita pollution for first time
China surpassed the European Union in pollution levels per capita for the first time last year, propelling to record in the worldwide greenhouse gas emissions that are blamed for climate change. Bloomberg.
Poor nations’ climate change budget puts health and education funds at risk
Poor countries have had to divert large chunks of their budget to adapt to climate change and run the risk of crowding out spending on health and education, a new report suggests. Guardian.
Biodiversity: How to save the world’s crops – Financial Times
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