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Why tobacco is bad for everyone

US talk show host John Oliver took a look at the “ageing product” that is tobacco in a recent segment on his show Last Week Tonight. He notes that despite decreasing popularity that tobacco is still making money. During the clip Oliver praises Australia’s plain cigarette packaging regulation. He demonstrates...


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Turbulent priests. One story. Three press perspectives.

A 52-page letter entitled ‘Who is my neighbour?‘ from the Archbishop of Canterbury and entire House of Bishops has caused a major rift between leading Conservatives and the established church. What is telling is the response of our ‘free press’ . You can read a summary of the letter...


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Looking back at… ethical retailers 4

More and more people are considering where they shop and the implications of their choices, from how companies impact the environment to how they treat employees, here we profile some ethical shopping options. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest...


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Fair finance, the new fair trade?

People that save with ethical banks are challenging the practices of the banking industry just as fair trade visionaries flagged up injustices within global trade, states Patrick Crawford, CEO of Charity Bank. Except this time, it’s about personal finance not chocolate bars. Increasingly, people are looking for beacons of...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 18 February 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. Climate change among greatest threats to human civilisation University of Cambridge calls on businesses to tackle natural resource challenges Ed Davey: political...


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Looking back at… TED Talks 4

TED talks are about ideas worth spreading and there are plenty of options when looking at sustainability from responsible investment to biodiversity. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1. A...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 17 February 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. Banks targeted as part of Global Divestment Day Problem of fossil fuel stranded assets a ‘real one’, says Tim Yeo Scientist raises...


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Ashden Awards: Greenway Appliances, India

The Ashden Awards uncover and reward sustainable energy pioneers in the UK and across the globe, to date it has given out 170 prizes. Greenway Appliances was one of the five international winners in the 2014 awards. A customer-focused approach to meeting women’s energy needs Key facts - Over...


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Q: Can Certification be counted as Responsible Tourism? A:No.

Professor of responsible tourism Harold Goodwin argues that responsible tourism can not rely on certification when making decisions. Sustainable and Responsible Tourism are not the same thing, responsibility requires transparency about what you are doing and being held to account. Certification meets neither of these criteria. I am going...


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Looking back at… Film reviews 4

We’ve reviewed films about climate change to unsustainable economics, here we take a look back at some of those reviews. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1. If A Tree...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 16 February 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. Cameron, Clegg and Miliband sign joint climate change agreement 8m tons of plastic enters oceans every year Rising emissions could ‘dramatically’ increase...


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Looking back at… Book reviews 4

We take a look at the books we have reviewed that cover a range of sustainability issues, opinions, experiences and solutions. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1. The Future...


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Looking back at… Cottages 4

Blue & Green holiday cottages showcases beautiful holiday homes from around the UK, and occasionally in Europe, that are available to book through Hoseasons. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb. ...


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Looking back at… Guides 3

Every year Blue & Green Tomorrow produces a number of guides exploring a specific area, from investment and philanthropy to transport and tourism. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1....


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 13 February 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. Shell chief exec calls on industry to engage in climate debate Countries call on IPCC to make reports more accessible M&S and...



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