Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 15 October headlines
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.
October 15 headlines Pentagon Signals Security Risks of Climate Change
The Pentagon has released a report asserting decisively that climate change poses an immediate threat to national security, with increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages. It also predicted rising demand for military disaster responses as extreme weather creates more global humanitarian crises. New York Times.
Report: Global clean energy investment jumps 11 per cent
Global clean energy investment cleared $64bn in the third quarter of the year, marking an 11 per cent improvement on the same period last year and fuelling hopes that the recent recovery in clean tech funding is continuing. Business Green.
Dublin to shut Double Irish corporate tax loophole next year
Ireland is to shut its so-called “Double Irish” corporate tax loophole from the beginning of next year, bowing to intense pressure to close one of the most controversial measures in international tax planning. FT.
Hong Kong protests: Clashes as police clear road
Police forces march toward pro-democracy protesters during a standoff outside the central government offices in Hong Kong – 14 October 2014Clashes as HK police clear road. BBC.
The best cure for inequality is an ownership society The Telegraph
Desertec solar power project shareholders jump ship The Guardian
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