Blue & Green Daily: 3 June headlines

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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.

Sepp Blatter resigns amid corruption scandal

2015 General Election: ‘most disproportionate in UK history’

Tanzania elephant slump blamed on poaching

Extreme weather in UK and US linked to Arctic ice loss

Tobacco firms ordered to pay £8bn in damages

 

 

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3 June headlines

US State bans bans on fracking

Residents in Denton, Texas have been arrested in protest of drilling beginning on a fracking site after they lost a legal bid to ban the controversial shale gas extraction process in residential areas.

Climate activists protest against ‘Tory Dash for Gas’

11 activists were arrested on Monday after a day of action against fossil fuel industries across the country. Activists took action such as creating blockades outside buildings and supergluing themselves to City Hall, London.

Ban Ki-Moon urges governments to invest in low carbon technology

The Secretary General of the United Nations has argued governments to invest in low carbon technologies. In an interview with the Guardian, he said he encouraged citizens to press for climate action “using peaceful and democratic means.”

Interesting picks:

Sepp Blatter resignation: a triumph for ethical football? – Blue & Green Tomorrow

​​ClickGreen and Blue & Green create market leading sustainable media player – Blue & Green Tomorrow

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