The US needs to unleash “the greatest concentration of economic activity since we mobilised for World War II” by embracing new energy technology and regulatory incentives to tackle global warming...
...According to former US president Bill Clinton. Speaking to the Financial Times, Clinton strongly disputed the view that tackling climate change would reduce economic growth – The Financial Times
Royal Bank of Scotland is looking to sell its train-leasing company, Angel Trains, for about £4bn – about 10 times the price it paid for the business in 1997. The decision to consider selling Angel comes as RBS tries to take profits on another infrastructure business, Southern Water, which it hopes will fetch £4bn – The Financial Times
An environmental catastrophe is threatening central Turkey, once the country's breadbasket, where farmers are depleting the water table mafter the hottest summer in living memory. The drop in the water table levels - averaging 27m across the Konya Plain has had disastrous effects. Dozens of lakes have disappeared - Independent
Waitrose is finalising an £800M investment programme to open up to 50 new stores in the next five years. The supermarket chain is reported to have secured 10 sites for next year alone - Independent