Yesterday’s Headlines 15/06/2016


Yesterday there was news that  the Munduruku Indigenous Peoples and Greenpeace Brazil joined forces to save the Tapajos River from a wave of mega dams, research suggested the destructive downpours seen in areas of France at the end of May were caused by man-made climate change and campaigners said the decision by North Yorkshire County Council to allow fracking near Ryedale could be unlawful. Other news included the divestment of fossil fuels by the Swedish capital, Stockholm, and Greenpeace exposed palm oil forest fires at IOI Group concessions. For all of yesterday’s news, read below.

Campaigners Collaborate to End Amazon Mega-Dam Plans

Improved Food Waste Sustainability Could Feed Millions

Scientists Say Man-Made Climate Change Caused France Downpour

Toxic Chemical Report Published Ahead of EU Decision

Yorkshire Fracking Decision Was Unlawful, Say Campaigners

Greenpeace Expose IOI’s Indonesian Forest Fires

Stockholm Withdraw Fossil Fuel Investment

National Living Wage Boosts Pay Growth

Multi-Million Pound Renewables Contract Signed in Scotland

Global Winners Honoured for Sustainable Energy Innovation

Munduruku Indigenous Peoples Rally to Save Tapajos from Dam Construction

Rainforest Alliance Audits Help Improve Sustainability