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.
- Highest Level Of Deforestation In Brazilian Amazon For Eight Years
- WRI State Amazon Land Rights Brings Billions In Climate and Economic Benefits
- Securing Land Rights Delivers Billions in Climate Benefit Says New WRI Analysis
- Ethical Rankings Released Regarding Computer Companies and Products
- Support for Indigenous Community Fighting Amazon Dam Reaches 1m
21 January headlines
Shareholder challenge BP to confront climate change risk
Oil giant BP is being challenge to confront the risk that climate change may pose to its future in a shareholder resolution published on Wednesday. Guardian.
BHP Billiton to cut shale drilling budget and rigs
BHP Biliton is to cut to shale drilling budget over the next six months as it look to meet its promise not to cut dividends in the face of a collapse in iron ore, copper and oil prices. Telegraph.
Watchdog allowed poisonous silt t be dumped off Cornwall coast
The government agency setup to protect coastal waters illegally granted a licence to dump thousands of tons of silt contaminated with poisonous chemicals off the coast of Cornwall. The Times.
Amazon joins Apple using clean energy at cloud data centres
Amazon is turning to wind to power data centres forming its giant global network after committing in November to drive all operations on renewable energy. Bloomberg.
EU to launch diplomatic offensive ahead of Paris climate talks
Europe is launching a major diplomatic push for an ambitious deal on global warming, mobilising A-list celebrities and tens of thousands of diplomats to exert “maximum pressure” on key countries in international climate negotiations. Guardian.
India’s tiger population jumps 30 per cent – Telegraph
NASA photos shows climate change’s impact on glaciers – Weather Channel
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