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- CBI chief urges UK to champion low carbon world at Paris: Full Speech
- Al Gore questions UK Government’s commitment on green buildings
14 April headlines
Scrap fossil fuel subsidies now and bring in carbon tax, says World Bank chief
Poor countries are feeling “the boot of climate change on their neck”, the president of the World Bank has said, as he called for a carbon tax and the immediate scrapping of subsidies for fossil fuels to hold back global warming. Guardian.
Warming seas mean haddock could be a staple of the past
Haddock may be a fish and chip shop staple today but warming seas means that red mullet and John Dory could end up replacing it on the menu in coming years. Financial Times.
Tory wind farm pioneer Lord Cavendish revealed to be anti-global warming donor
A Tory peer who pioneered wind farms in the UK before adopting sceptical views on climate change has been revealed as a donor to Lord Lawson’s anti-global warming think tank. Independent.
El Nino seen nearing as Australia issues alert on warm ocean
AN El Nino may develop in June, according to Australia’s state forecaster, which upgraded its outlook for the weather-altering patern to alert. Bloomberg.
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