Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 18 February headlines
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18 February headlines
Fossil fuel industry protests over ‘risky’ assets warning from energy secretary
The fossil fuel industry was deeply “unsettled” by comments from energy secretary Ed Davey raising the prospect that their assets could be rendered worthless by global action on climate change, according to a letter of protests sent to the secretary of state. Guardian.
BP says CO2 emissions unsustainable, warns on global warming
In its Energy Outlook 2035, BP predicts that CO2 emissions will exceed levels which scientists says pose a threat to climate change unless coordinated action is taken. Telegraph.
UK approves world’s biggest offshore wind farm
The world’s biggest offshore wind scheme has been given the go-ahead off the coast of Yorkshire, in a move the government said was likely to create hundreds of jobs. Financial Times.
Energy customers miss big savings, says CMA inquiry
Dual-fuel customers of the big energy firms have missed big savings by not switching suppliers, early evidence from a competition inquiry suggests. BBC.
Indonesia’s forestry industry relies on illegal timber: study
About a third of wood used by Indonesia’s forestry industry came from clear-cutting natural forests and other illegal sources in 2014, according to a new study. Bloomberg.
Income inequality is a sustainability issue – Huffington Post
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