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Blue & Green Daily: 28 May 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.

EU to continue Amazon investigation despite tax changes

Energy industry calls for new climate targets

Queen’s Speech: ‘worrying omission’ of climate change action


May 28 headline

Fifa in crisis as officials who presided over ‘World Cup of fraud’ are arrested

Fifa has been plunged into an unprecedented crisis by the arrest of senior officials in dawn raids in Zurich following a long-running FBI investigation, while Swiss authorities simultaneously launched an inquiry into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Guardian

EU referendum: David Cameron meets leaders as bill launched

David Cameron is starting a tour of European capitals as a bill paving the way for the UK’s EU referendum is launched in the House of Commons. BBC

Exxon CEO holds line on climate change at annual meeting

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson again rebuffed criticism Wednesday that the company was not doing enough to cut carbon emissions, arguing that current climate models were not yet strong enough to justify a drastic shift away from fossil fuels. Dallas Morning News

‘Deadly drones’ threat to humans

Humans could be left “utterly defenceless” by small and agile flying robots that think for themselves and are designed to kill, a leading US computer science expert has warned. Belfast Telegraph

Interesting picks:

‘New species’ of ancient human found – BBC

Scientists warn Everest glaciers at risk from climate change – Sydney Morning Herald

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