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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 17 April 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.

UN’s Ban Ki-moon calls for sustainable investment

Car emissions ‘significantly below’ 2015 target

No sustainable vision in party manifestos


17 April headlines

BP investors turn up the heat over climate change

BP shareholder have overwhelmingly backed demands led by the Church of England and institutional investors requiring the oil major to be more open about how climate change might affect its business. Financial Times.

CEOs managing $1.2 trillion want climate action now

The bosses of 43 companies, including Ikea, Dow Chemical and HSBC have called for swift action on climate change, a sign businesses are prepared for a UN deal this year on limiting fossil fuel emissions. Bloomberg.

EU clears path for 17 new GM foods

Seventeen new genetically modified food products will be authorised for import to Europe before the end of May in a significant acceleration of biotech trade. Guardian.

Warning over aerosol climate fix

Any attempts to engineer the climate are likely to result in “different” climate change, rather than its elimination, new research results suggest. BBC.


Interesting picks

Al Gore: Coal industry campaign on energy poverty is extremely misleading – Guardian

Divestment campaign keeps its message simple – Financial Times

How should the next UK government lead on climate change – RTCC

How green is the Conservatives manifesto? – Telegraph

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