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26 February headlines
UK awards £315 million of renewable contracts
The Department of Energy and Climate Change awarded renewable energy contracts worth more than £315 million to 27 projects, according to a statement. Bloomberg.
Planet Earth is a sick patient due to climate change, says Prince Charles
The Prince of Wales has compared the planet to a “sick patient”, warning it could face its “death certificate” at the hands of climate change. Guardian.
MPs call for reform of EU’s ‘flawed’ rules on GM crops
Europe’s approval system for genetically modified (GM) crops is “fundamentally flawed”, say MPs. A report argues that there need to be radical reform to meet growing challenges. BBC.
World leaders urged to tackle food waste to save billions and cut emissions
Governments across the world should make reducing food waste an urgent priority in order to save as much as £194 billion annually by 2030, according to a report. Guardian.
The critical flaw in the EU’s climate plan – Guardian
Should central banks adopt a green agenda? – Financial Times
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