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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 26 February 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.

Global sustainable investment reaches $21.4tn

UN: world must address water challenge or risk conflict

Technology will solve our water problems — if we let it

Sea levels near New York ‘jumped’ by 4 inches in 2 years


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.


Interesting picks

The critical flaw in the EU’s climate plan – Guardian

Should central banks adopt a green agenda? – Financial Times

Why companies are rewarding shareholder instead of investing in the real economy – Washington Post

How Indigenous philosophy can help us understand climate change – Guardian

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