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We did it — Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!!

We did it — Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!!

We did it -- Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!! Mega-corporations like Bayer threw everything they had at this, but people-power, science and good governance came out on top!! Bee "die in" at Bayer's headquarters, Cologne Vanessa Amaral-Rogers from the specialist conservation organisation Buglife, [...]

Video: Bitcoin as Community “Local” Currency

:     From The Guardian, 26 April 2013   In Kreuzberg, Berlin, virtual currency Bitcoin has expanded off the internet to become a favoured medium of exchange in real shops and bars. Joerg Platzer, the owner of bar Room 77 is helping to establish what he believes to be the world's first Bitcoin local economy   Watch the video.  

Bank of England’s Andy Haldane praises Occupy movement at NSFM supported event

Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has posted a new item, 'Bank of England's Andy Haldane praises Occupy movement at NSFM supported event' The Bank of England's Andy Haldane praised Occupy and criticised investors at a recent London event: Socially Useful Banking supported by NSFM. "Occupy's voice has been both loud and persuasive," [...]

G20 Communiqué Hits Some Priorities, Misses Others

G20 Communiqué Hits Some Priorities, Misses Others June 21, 2012 By Nick Mathiason Nick Mathiason is the Assistant Communications Director of the Task Force, and also works as a business correspondent at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. He was previously Business Correspondent at the Guardian and Observer newspapers for 10 [...]

Queen’s Speech promises to deliver electricity market reforms

09 May 2012 BREAKING NEWS Queen’s Speech promises to deliver electricity market reforms Legislation to enable launch of Green Investment Bank also confirmed in annual agenda for next year of parliament READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS WWF leading corporate giants to epic carbon cuts Companies including Coca-Cola and IBM cut CO2 [...]

Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis

by Simon Zadek, Senior Fellow at the Global Green Growth Institute, http://www.zadek.net/blog Originally published on OpenDemocracy.net Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis: History will wrongly vindicate Standard & Poor’s in downgrading their view of US creditworthiness, because they made the right call for the wrong [...]

Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis

Articles by Simon Zadek, Senior Fellow, Global Green Growth Institute; Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis: History will wrongly vindicate Standard & Poor’s in downgrading their view of US creditworthiness, because they made the right call for the wrong reason. [...]

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