Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 4 June headlines
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4 June headlines
Wind power industry threatens to sue if subsidies are cut
The wind industry has raised the threat of legal action against the government over imminent cuts to subsidies for onshore turbines. Changes to the subsidy regime are set to be announced within days. Financial Times.
Developing countries could leapfrog west with clean energy, says Hollande
Developing countries have the opportunity to leapfrog the west in economic development, if they go straight to clean technology while rich countries struggle to wean themselves off fossil fuels, the French president has said. Guardian.
Pester power: the new weapon in the fight against global warming
Climate change campaigners have a new weapon in the fight against global warming: pester power. The world’s leading climate economist is urging children and young people to guilt-trip their parents and other adults into doing more to save the world. Independent.
40% of Europe’s sharks and rays face extinction, says IUCN
About 40% of Europe’s sharks and rays are threatened with extinction, according to the authoritative red list’s first full assessment of Europe’s 1,220 marine species. Guardian.
Chevron chief lashes out at European oil groups on climate change
The head of Chevron, one of the largest US oil companies, has attacked his European counterparts for backing a global carbon pricing system that he says consumers will never back. Financial Times.
Why climate action needs the arts – Guardian
It’s time to wipe out our energy debt – Independent
Unlocking investment for sustainable growth and jobs – Huffington Post
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