Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 24 December 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.
24 December headlines
Global warming will cut wheat yields, research shows
Global wheat yields are likely to fall significantly as climate change takes hold, new research has shown. The researchers found that wheat production would fall by 6% for every 1C increase in temperatures. Guardian.
Bank of England says confidence in banking system is still shaky amid recent scandals and cyber threats
UK banks must go far beyond bolstering financial strength to restore confidence after recent scandals and should guard against complacency about possible cyber-attacks, the Bank of England has warned. Independent.
National badger cull stopped in its tracks
A decision on spreading the badger cull to up to 40 more areas has been postponed indefinitely after a pilot cull failed to kill enough of the animals. The Times.
RBS suspends bonuses for 18 employees as forex probe deepens
State-backed lender Royal Bank of Scotland has suspended bonus pits as part of an internal investigation into attempted rigging of the $5.3 trillion-a-day currency market. Telegraph.
Restored forests breathe life into efforts against climate change – New York Times
Oil price tumbles but is it sustainable? – Hargreaves Lansdown
How Pope Francis could tip the balance against fossil fuels – Renew Economy
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