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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 26 November headlines

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26 November headlines

Air pollution costs Britain £10bn a year, report shows

Britain has ten of Europe’s ‘super-polluting’ power station and factories, helping to cost it more in health and environmental impacts than any other countries, except for Germany and Poland, according to new figures. Guardian.

Geo-engineering: climate fixes ‘could harm billions’

Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say. BBC.

Obama’s climate change envoy: fossil fuels will have to stay in the ground

The world’s fossil fuels will ‘obviously’ have to stay in the ground in order to solve global warming, Barack Obama’s climate envoy has said. Guardian.

New carbon market is key part of climate agreement, UK says

New carbon market that will spur emerging nations to cut emissions is the key element of next year’s planned global climate accord, a UK official said. Bloomberg.

Wildlife trade: 30,000 endangered animals for sale online with China biggest customers

A wildlife crime study has revealed that at least 33,000 animals including tigers and orangutans were put on sale online at the beginning of 2014. International Business Times.

Antarctic sub gauges sea ice thickness

A novel autonomous sub has acquired the first detailed, high resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Researchers found that the thickness of the pack ice was greater than previously thought. BBC.


Interesting picks

Heat of climate debate will rise as private sector moves in – Financial Times

Here’s why people don’t believe in climate change – Business Insider

Better than disinvestment: a move effective move against climate change – Huffington Post

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