Bank of England talks about money creation for the first time

We have some seriously big news to announce!  1) Huge milestone in our campaign When we launched the Positive Money campaign 3 and half years ago and started talking about the fact that banks create money, we were faced with disbelief and shock. A common response was: ‘I don’t believe you. I …

GFI: Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases

  Monday, August 26, 2013 Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases Review of World Bank Sanctions System: A Good Start but Additional Transparency Needed Interactions between Small- and Large-Scale Corruption in China Increasing [Amicable] Cooperation on Offshore Tax Evasion Income Inequality, Wealth, and Illicit Financial Flows in …

Ontario Solar Summit & eXpo Sept. 6-7, 2012

Ontario’s Solar Summit & eXpo is a must-attend industry meeting for stakeholders in Ontario’s PV market and companies seeking to expand into PV markets, globally. Speakers Include: Matt Cheney, CEO, CleanPath Ventures; George Smitherman, Former Ontario Minister of Energy Paula Mints, Principal Analyst, PV Services Program, Navigant; Tom Rand, Senior Advisor, Cleantech Venture Group, MaRS Jeff Rubin, Former Chief …

Energy Poverty Seen as History at IEA for $48 Billion a Year

Energy Poverty Seen as History at IEA for $48 Billion a Year 2011-10-10 10:45:00.0 GMT By Simon Clark and Lananh Nguyen Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) — The world’s entire population can have electricity and cleaner stoves by 2030 if $48 billion is invested each year, the International Energy Agency said in …

The Economic Crisis and the U.S. Policy Response: Just Right, Too Little or Too Much?

The Economic Crisis and the U.S. Policy Response: Just Right, Too Little or Too Much? Meeting Summary Added to Website On June 2nd the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Heinrich Boell Foundation and New Rules for Global Finance sponsored an event titled “The Economic Crisis and the U.S. …

Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink

Published on Monday, May 30, 2011 by The Guardian/UK Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink Exclusive: Record rise, despite recession, means 2C target almost out of reach by Fiona Harvey Greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year, to the highest carbon output in history, …