Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 30 September headlines
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30 September headlines
World wildlife populations halved in 40 years – report
The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, the London Zoological Society (ZSL) says in its new Living Planet Index. BBC.
Solar power could be world’s top electricity source by 2050, says IEA
Solar energy could be the top source of electricity by 2050, aided by plummeting costs of the equipment to generate it, a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the West’s energy watchdog, said on Monday. Guardian.
Osborne plans crackdown on tech groups with new anti-avoidance rules
Technology companies “that go to extraordinary lengths” to cut their tax bills will be hit with new anti-avoidance rules, as George Osborne signalled plans to raise “hundreds of millions” in tax from the likes of Google and Microsoft. FT.
Argentina found to be in contempt of court by US judge
A US judge has ruled that the Republic of Argentina is in contempt of court for refusing to obey an order to repay the debt it owes to two US hedge funds. BBC.
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