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Top articles of the week: October 25

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, a major new divestment campaign was launched by the ethical banking reform group Move Your Money to coincide with Good Money Week. We also reported on the predicted growth of the green bond market, which is expected to reach $100 billion (£62bn)...


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Book review: Collapse – Jared Diamond (2011)

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive author Jared Diamond reviews the causes of historical incidences of societal collapse from a range of issues, including climate change, environmental shifts and conflicts. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The new...


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Film review: Blind Spot (2008)

Documentary Blind Spot looks at the current oil and energy crisis that the world is currently facing as energy usage continues to increase and governments attempts to cut emissions and move towards clean energy sources. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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TED talks: Should you donate differently? – Joy Sun

Modern technology means that, rather than sending privileged Western aid workers to the impoverished corners of the world, we could simply put money directly into the hands of the needy. But should we? Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. In this week’s...


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Lessons from Germany: How can the US succeed at its own Energiewende?

When it comes to the renewable energy revolution, the world is trailing in the wake of Germany. But there are many lessons the rest of us, the US in particular, can learn from the cleantech world leaders, writes Katrina Prutzman, leader of the system design team at UGE. Germany...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 24 October headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Green bond market predicted to grow to $100bn in 2015 Governance to blame for Co-op Bank’s failed Lloyds bid, say MPs Former Washington...


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Good Money Week headlines of the day: 23 October

This year’s annual Good Money Week (19-25 October) got underway on Sunday. A wide range of national newspapers and media outlets have already written about some of the themes associated with the event. For each day before and during the week, we’ll be rounding up the day’s coverage of...


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Environmentalist of the week: Prince Charles

Whether he is urging world leaders to act, launching organic farming brands, or slamming “headless chicken” climate change deniers, Prince Charles has long been one of the UK’s most outspoken advocates of responsible environmental stewardship. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. With...


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Lunch in the sunshine – the relationship between agriculture and climate change

Ed Bailey, assistant fund manager for the Sarasin Food and Agriculture Opportunities Fund, explores some of the innovations, adaptations and policies that will drive sustainable production growth in the agriculture sector. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Food and agriculture is a...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 23 October headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. WWF: ‘warm homes, not warm words’ the key to tackling climate change UK wind farms better nuclear plants for 24 hours Business lobby...


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Good Money Week headlines of the day: 22 October

This year’s annual Good Money Week (19-25 October) got underway on Sunday. A wide range of national newspapers and media outlets have already written about some of the themes associated with the event. For each day before and during the week, we’ll be rounding up the day’s coverage of...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 22 October round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we asked the experts what they think of this year’s Good Money Week. We also reported that the UK’s wind farms have been outperforming its nuclear power plants, while MPs have urged the government to step up its efforts to promote recycling. HSBC...


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Ethical retailer of the week: efergy

efenergy is a manufacturer of energy saving products, such as monitors and sockets, that allow the conservation of both power and money. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. efenergy – standing for efficient energy – is a global manufacturer of...


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IFAs on Good Money Week

Good Money Week is well underway, with events being held across the country to promote and celebrate sustainable and ethical finance opportunities. The annual awareness-raising event is truly for everyone – not just traditional investors and finance professionals but for all customers and users of financial products.   Blue &...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 22 October headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow.  Caroline Lucas calls for MPs’ pension fund to cut out fossil fuels Good Money Week: ‘Finance affects everybody’ 2014 set to be the...



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