Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 22 October headlines
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22 October headlines
Wind farms outstrip nuclear power
The UK’s wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says. BBC.
Big business and trade unions lead calls for bold EU climate change package
Big business groups and Europe’s trade unions are united in urging EU leaders to deliver an ambitious new energy and climate change strategy for the post 2020 period, as the CBI and the European Trade Union Confederation both stepped up calls for ambitious new emissions targets for 2030. Business Green.
Government urged to tackle stalled recycling rates in England
Ministers have stepped back from efforts to encourage people to recycle their rubbish just as growth in recycling rates in England has reached a plateau, MPs have said. Guardian.
Russia slaps conditions on Ukraine gas
Russia has raised further conditions for resuming gas supplies to Ukraine, dashing hopes that a deal to safeguard Europe’s energy supply this winter would be agreed on Tuesday. FT.
Which animals are nearly extinct? – Independent
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