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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 24 October headlines

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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.

Green bond market predicted to grow to $100bn in 2015

Governance to blame for Co-op Bank’s failed Lloyds bid, say MPs

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

Ed Davey slams ‘reckless’ onshore wind subsidy cuts

Salone del Gusto opens in Turin with focus on family farming and biodiversity


24 October headlines

EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

European leaders have struck a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40% by 2030. Guardian.

Science chief warns on acid oceans

The UK’s chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions. BBC.

EU climate policy being ‘taken hostage’ by Ukip, MEPs say

Ukip is casting a shadow over Europe’s climate change policy, MEPs say, as David Cameron and EU leaders arrive in Brussels on Thursday to agree goals on carbon emissions and energy. Guardian.

TSB grabs one in ten new current accounts

Challenger bank TSB said it had attracted nearly one in every ten customers who opened a new current account in the last quarter. Telegraph.


Interesting picks

Big tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount – Independent

‘We don’t want to invest in fossil fuel and non-living wage companies’ – Guardian

The bottom line on climate change costs – Huffington Post

Don’t despair. We can help those who lives are threatened by climate change – Guardian

Photo: Sanja gjenero via Freeimages

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