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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 9 March 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.

UK among G7 countries that have increased coal use

Poll: over a quarter of Brits don’t believe climate change is a serious problem

Celebrations for 2015 World Oceans Day kick off

G7 leaders to discuss climate change goals

Norway’s pension fund to divest from coal


9 March headlines

MEPs threaten to block trade deal over rights to regulate carbon emissions

The European parliament will block a secretive trade pact unless it guarantees states’ rights to regulate over climate, health and social laws, a key parliamentary leader has warned. Guardian.

Long run ahead as G7 fixes on climate change targets

G7 leaders’ support for an end to fossil fuel pollution before the end of this century marks a turning point in more than 20 years of efforts to tackle climate change. Financial Times.

Climate change scientists urged to be more open to the public about uncertainties

Climate change scientists must be more honest about the limits of their knowledge and uncertainty around predictions if they are to win trust from the public, according to a new report. Independent.

Researchers find sweet source for aviation biofuel

Researchers have identified a new way to produce aviation fuel from sugarcane biomass that could deliver substantial cuts to greenhouse gas emissions. BBC.


Interesting picks

We’re all climate deniers at heart – Guardian

Taking climate change seriously in schools – Washington Post

How young people are tackling climate change – Guardian

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