Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 29 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.
29 October headlines
Power plants may get more time to cut carbon in EPA plan
The Obama administration is considering a change in its timetable to curb carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants, a proposal that would give eclectic utilities more time to meet reduction targets. Bloomberg.
UN urges salt-damage solution to reduce threat to crops
About 2,000 hectares of fertile land are lost each day due to damage caused by salt, according to a UN analysis. Salt degradation occurs in areas of dry irrigated land with little rainfall and no natural drainage. BBC.
Japan edges back towards nuclear power with vote to restart reactors
Japan has moved closer to a return to nuclear power, more than three years after the Fukushima disaster, after a town in the country’s south-west voted to approve two reactors coming back online. Guardian.
Carmakers slowing on innovation
Carmakers have shifted down a gear in the race to innovate, slowing the pace of change despite unprecedented demands for new power technology, greater vehicle autonomy and more dashboard connectivity, according to a new report. Financial Times.
Fracking: in the path of the ‘shale gale’ – Financial Times
Maybe you can change people’s minds about climate change after all – Washington Post
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