EU gives member states green light to introduce Financial Transaction Tax

EU gives member states green light to introduce Financial Transaction Tax   EUROPE – European Union finance ministers have given 11 member states the green light to implement the controversial Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). The news comes a month after a majority of MEPs gave the same member states the go-ahead …

Planning for freedom–History is full of radical experiments that were meant to change the world but ended up backfiring badly.

Report The future of energy – and of the EU gas market Thursday 5 April 2012 Planning for freedom History is full of radical experiments that were meant to change the world but ended up backfiring badly. Could such a fate be in store for the European gas market? It …

Free to save

Free to save ‘The greatest source of energy in the future is finding ways to use energy more efficiently.’ No, this pronouncement was not made by Greenpeace nor by the European Insulation Manufacturers Association. It is a quote from ExxonMobil – from the 2010 edition of this company’s annual “Outlook …