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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 11 June 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.

Do whatever it takes to limit climate change, says global population

Countries with renewable targets quadruple in decade

Deutsche Bank HQ searched by police

11 June headlines

George Osborne ready to sell off RBS at a loss

George Osborne is to start selling the state’s £32bn stake in Royal Bank of Scotland at a loss, telling a City audience that delay would be bad for the economy, taxpayer and bank. Financial Times

UN peacekeepers ‘barter goods for sex’

UN peacekeepers regularly barter goods for sex with people in the countries the world body is meant to be helping, a draft UN report says. BBC

BP boss widens transatlantic rift in energy industry over climate change

BP has threatened to widen a rift between European and US oil companies over how to respond to global warming by urging political leaders to deliver a “substantial” deal at international climate change talks later this year. The Guardian

Interesting picks:

Housing market grinds to a halt as sales hit lowest level since 1978 – Telegraph

Corruption scandal in Latin America takes shine off Copa America – Reuters UK

Robin selected as Britain’s national bird in vote – BBC

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