Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 14 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.

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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.


Interesting picks

Never mind the oil – bringing Texas to Surrey would spell disaster – Guardian

Gore says utilities using the atmosphere as a ‘sewer’ – Bloomberg

The best time to buy solar panels? Five years ago – or right now – Telegraph

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