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.
- Alberta follows UK decision to phase out coal & will transition to renewables & gas generation by 2030
- Government announces plans to close coal power stations by 2025: reactions
- Emma Thompson joins Greenpeace celebration as Shell announce end of #Arctic oil drilling
- CBI chief urges UK to champion low carbon world at Paris: Full Speech
- Al Gore questions UK Government’s commitment on green buildings
7 May headlines
Al Gore’s business partner warns investors of fossil fuel risks
Two influential investment industry grandees are separately touring the City of London challenging fund managers and pension trustees to adopt radical new approaches to investments in some of the world’s largest fossil fuel extractors. Guardian.
General Election 2015: Greens ‘still talking about the environment’, says Caroline Lucas
Caroline Lucas, the Green Party’s sole MP for the last five years, was confident of retaining her seat as she canvassed in her Brighton Pavilion constituency on the eve of what she says is a crucial election for her party and environmental politics across the UK. Independent.
Ice cores show 200-year climate lag
Scientists have found a 200-year lag time between past climate events at the poles. The most detailed Antarctic ice core provides the first clear comparison with Greenland records, revealing a link between northern and southern hemisphere climate change. BBC.
A third of Catholics would go green if Pope Francis makes statement on climate change
A third of Catholics say they will make their lifestyle greener if Pope Francis makes an official statement on climate change, ahead of a significant publication from the Vatican on the environment. Independent.
Global carbon dioxide levels break 400ppm milestone
Reduced carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere were recorded worldwide in March, in what scientists said marked a significant milestone for global warming. Guardian.
Fracking: the energy revolution that shocked the world – Financial Times
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