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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 4 February 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.

Public believes wind subsides are 14 time higher than they are

Study: increasing EU carbon price would have ‘extremely limited’ impact on business

UK tidal lagoon plans unveiled


4 February headlines

Climate change warning catches investors off guard

Political shifts often catch investors unawares, Few had expected the Bank of England’s warning that long-run investors in fossil fuels should worry about climate change. Financial Times.

Air pollution will kill thousands in Europe, EEA warns

Hundreds of thousands of Europeans will suffer a premature death in the next two decades as a result of governments’ failure to act on air pollution, the EEA has warned. Guardian.

China in talks to determine top climate negotiator for Paris

China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, is in discussions to determine a top negotiator for climate talks in Paris at the end of this year. Bloomberg.

New threats to wild bees identified

Wild bees are already under threat from habitat loss and pesticides, and a national survey has found disease could also have a profound impact on populations. BBC.

Focus on green tech to tackle climate change, says UK’s climate adviser

Green technology should be as much a focus of tackling climate change as the UN negotiations leading up to negotiations in Paris in December, according to Sir David King. Guardian.


Interesting picks

Would a Labour or Tory government be better for the environment? – Guardian

Fossil fuel fallout – Financial Times

What are the financial risks of climate change? – International Business Times

Kenyan president burns 15 tonnes of illegal ivory – Telegraph

Five things we’ve learnt about the state of the UK’s environment – Guardian

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