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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 22 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. 

Caroline Lucas calls for MPs’ pension fund to cut out fossil fuels

Good Money Week: ‘Finance affects everybody’

2014 set to be the warmest year ever

Wind energy could generate almost 20% of the world’s electricity by 2030 – report

Public urges finance experts to cut the jargon


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.


Interesting picks

Slumbering lions win top photo prizeBBC

Which animals are nearly extinct?Independent

The Future Is Here! And It Looks a Lot Like the PastBloomberg

Marshall Islands poet says youth must lead climate fightRTCC


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