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10 December headlines
Ban Ki-moon says no ‘time for tinkering’ on global warming
UN secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon told governments at climate talks in Lima on Tuesday there was no “time for tinkering” and urged a radical shift to greener economies. Guardian.
Funds press oil and gas groups on climate change
Large pension funds and asset managers have urged oil and gas companies to explain how they are dealing with the threat of tougher climate change policies. Financial Times.
Stern warning: legally-binding deal ‘not necessary’
A legally-binding international treaty may not be the best way to tackle climate change. Leading economist Lord Nicholas Stern said that a commitment to sustainable development was more important. BBC.
PwC denies ‘mass marketing’ tax avoidance schemes
PwC has denied “mass marketing” tax avoidance schemes to companies after being accused of helping firms avoid bills to the Treasury on an “industrial” scale. Telegraph.
Scottish government accused of abandoning wave power
The Scottish government has been accused of abandoning wave power after one leading company has been forced into administration and another has had to shed most of its staff. Guardian.
Forests could offset 12% of European emissions – Financial Times
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