Blue & Green Daily: Monday 8 December headlines
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8 December headlines
Fracking chemicals could pose risks to reproductive health, say researchers
People who live near fracking operations should be monitored for chemical contaminants and health problems, according to researchers who surveyed the risks posed by substances used in the process. Guardian.
UN climate talks call future of energy majors into question
ExxonMobil and Shell would cease to exist in their current form in 35 years under measures UN negotiators are considering for a legally binding global climate pact. Financial Times.
Ed Miliband lambasts PM for ‘ignoring advice on climate change’
David Cameron has “abdicated responsibility” on the environment and left Britain trailing the world on climate change, Ed Miliband has said. Independent.
Adapting to a warmer climate could cost almost three times as much as thought, says UN report
Adapting to a warmer world will cost hundreds of billions of dollars and up to three times as much as previous estimates, even if global climate talks manage to keep temperature rises below dangerous levels, warns a report by the UN. Guardian.
Schools urged to protect pupils from deadly fumes
More than 1,000 schools must be fitted with air filtration systems to protect children from deadly traffic fumes, MPs say in a report published today. The Times.
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