Green news roundup: Green Climate Fund, rhino deaths and plastic bags


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News

UK pledges £720m to climate change fund for poor countries
EU set to approve historic deal to cut plastic bag use
Billionaire founder of Ineos wants to start shale gas revolution in the UK
Polar code agreed to prevent Arctic environmental disasters
• Kenya's iconic Nairobi national park is under threat, conservationists warn
• Record 1,020 rhino killed in South Africa
• CO2 emissions must be zero by 2070 to prevent climate disaster, UN says
• EU court rules UK government must clean up dangerous air pollution
• Spanish navy rams Greenpeace boat and injures activists

Blogs and comment

George Monbiot: We need a new law to protect our wildlife from critical decline
Political consensus on climate change has frayed, says Ed Miliband
Why we need to talk about the scientific consensus on climate change
The Green Climate Fund is not a charity but an investment in our shared future
Local activists are paying with their life to protect their forests in Peru

Multimedia

Red List: the world's most threatened species – interactive
Street artist captures UK wildlife in murals around London – in pictures
BBC Wildlife camera-trap competition winners – in pictures
Videos reveal how London looks from an eagle's point of view

Features

Toyota hopes to recreate Prius success with hydrogen-powered Mirai
Icebreaker captain: 'if you come to grief, you're up there alone'
Is a ban on GM crops more harmful than growing them?
Merchants of Doubt film exposes slick US industry behind climate denial
• Nasa animation shows stunning year in the life of carbon emissions

…And finally

UK's first 'poo bus' hits the road
Britain's first 'Bio-Bus' powered entirely by human and food waste takes to the streets between Bath and Bristol

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