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29 September headlines
Geneva Report warns record debt and slow growth point to crisis
A “poisonous combination” of record debt and slowing growth suggest the global economy could be heading for another crisis, a hard-hitting report will warn on Monday. FT.
Siemens: we will be in fossil fuels ‘for the really long-term’
One of the world’s leading industrial multinationals has said it will be investing in fossil fuels for “the really long-term”, despite commitments to green technologies including renewable energy and energy efficiency. Guardian.
China embraces carbon pricing and UN takes a shine to plan
Millions of visitors and residents could hardly miss the message projected on the side of the world famous United Nations building in New York this week: “Put a price on carbon.” Reuters.
Hong Kong citizens step up protests as riot police withdrawn
Thousands of Hong Kong citizens protested across the city on Monday, blocking roads and prompting the closure of banks and schools, as they stepped up their calls for democracy. Guardian.
US carbon emissions rise despite Obama climate plan
U.S. emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide have risen 6% in the last two years despite the Obama administration’s efforts to curb global warming, federal data show. USA Today.
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