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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 22 April 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. #GE2015 Vote for Polices hits 502,000 surveys completed Renewable investors face growing risks as policies evolve Climate pledges don’t go far enough,...


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We must not let the Mediterranean turn into a mass grave

Another boat capsizes and 800 people drown. Many of those who died were children, trapped deep in the hold of the boat. Their final moment would have been one of utter terror, being torn at by those around them, as water rose around their necks and the horrific certainty...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 21 March 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. Conservatives and Labour vie to create vast marine protection areas Seven in ten CEOs convinced of the value of sustainability SOAS academics...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 20 April 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. Poll: government planning system not equipped for sustainable economy transition Ethical spending up 9% as UK consumer awareness increases Roadmap needed to...


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My journey from the dark side

Rodney Schwartz, formally the Head of Equities for Lehman Brothers and now CEO of ClearlySo, discusses his transition from the ‘dark side’. This article was originally published on LinkedIn. I guess my own journey from the dark side began when I left the City. I loved being a research...


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Vote for Policies updates survey to reflect manifestos

As the general election draws nearer the political parties have published their manifestos, detailing what they would do should they win come May 7. Vote for Policies, an online platform that lets you see which party most reflects your values, has updated its survey to reflect the manifestos. The...


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It’s not shopping, it’s keeping Blue & Green free, for everyone, forever

So, you read Blue and Green Tomorrow. Thank you. You like what you read. Awesome. You’re happy that it’s free – who pays for any news online these days anyhow. Quite. No nasty paywalls or subscription schemes. Exactly. Well, we want to keep publishing and your clicks keep us free, for...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 17 April 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. UN’s Ban Ki-moon calls for sustainable investment Car emissions ‘significantly below’ 2015 target No sustainable vision in party manifestos —————————————————————————————————————————————— 17 April...


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No sustainable vision in party manifestos

Political parties need your vote and every five years they will promise almost anything to get it – ‘cast iron’ commitments that are easily discarded once in power. In the most closely fought election since 1974 (although 1992 comes close) tactical shopping lists of goodies have trumped any sustainable vision....


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 16 April 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. University of Edinburgh recommended to divest from coal and tar sands Norway’s oil fund backs Shell climate resolution Almost half of Brits...


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Open Energi: creating a ‘virtual power station’

Creating an energy system that is secure, affordable and clean across the UK requires us to utilise cutting edge technology and come up with innovative solutions. Open Energi is one of the firms working to solve the energy crisis through the creation of a “virtual power station”. David Hill, Open Energi’s...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 15 April 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. World Bank president calls for fossil fuel subsidies to be scrapped Renewable investment falls 15% in 2015 Warming temperatures could take haddock...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 14 April 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. Jonathon Porritt: fossil fuel investments ‘out of kilter’ with charitable aims Over 80% of consumer value sustainability How UBREW raised £125k from...


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How UBREW raised £125k from a mix of rewards & equity crowdfunding

Crowdfunder and Crowdcube have brought together two types of crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs turn brilliant ideas into reality. By taking startup businesses through a two-stage fundraising campaign, these sister crowdfunding platforms have enabled individuals to establish a steady client base through rewards-crowdfunding before using equity crowdfunding to take the...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 13 April 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. Renewables poised for ‘transformative year’ in US World Responsible Tourism Awards nomination deadline extended Vote for Policies: most popular #GE2105 voting-decision tool...



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