Transatlantic trade deal must not dilute environmental safeguards

Environmental Audit Committee publishes its report on the environmental risks of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment partnership (TTIP) Report: Environmental risks of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment partnership Report: Environmental risks of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment partnership (PDF) Inquiry: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Environmental Audit Committee Background A TTIP agreement, …

Bretton Woods Bulletin 1 September 2014: World Bank on gender: walking the equality talk?

Email View   The Bretton Woods Project has just published the new Bretton Woods Bulletin September 2014. WEB VERSION GENDER analysis KNOWLEDGE | news Who’s poor? New estimates led to halving of World Bank’s poverty numbers A May World Bank-led statistical operation has used a new method to estimate purchasing power …

GGKP announces Annual Conference call for abstracts

Conversations Important mainly because of your interaction with messages in the conversation. Click to teach Design Extensions Mail this conversation is not important. Hazel, Katherine (2), FW: Criterion and Gender Lens Investing, 8:53 am, Thank you Hazel! So glad to be part of your network! KC On Tuesday, August 12, …

SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo

   SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo http://www.sailtransportnetwork.org/node/951 In the fall of 2013, a dedicated group from Greece, the Netherlands and the U.S.A. formed a consortium – SAIL MED – to promote clean, renewable-energy transport (by sail) in the Mediterranean Sea region. With the EU-funded North Sea …

Ten Reasons for Saying ‘No’ to the North Over Trade

Ten Reasons for Saying ‘No’ to the North Over Trade Analysis by Ravi Kanth Devarakonda and Phil Harris GENEVA/ROME, Aug  2014 (IPS) – India’s decisive stand last week not to adopt the protocol of amendment of the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) unless credible rules were in place for the development …

ACEEE: GERMANY, ITALY, EU, CHINA, AND FRANCE TOP GLOBAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY RANKINGS

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker, [email protected], 202.507.4043     ACEEE: GERMANY, ITALY, EU, CHINA, AND FRANCE TOP GLOBAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY RANKINGS   U.S. Places 13th Out of 16, Behind Australia, India, and South Korea; Germany Wins “World Cup” of Energy Efficiency: 2nd International Scorecard Evaluates 16 Leading World Economies on …

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil   By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Jul  2014 (IPS) – Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force …

Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins

Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins   Ellen Brown http://EllenBrown.com March 29, 2014     “As things stand, the banks are the permanent government of the country, whichever party is in power.”   – Lord Skidelsky, House of Lords, UK Parliament, 31 March 2011)     On …