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Prince Charles: we must act on climate change, ‘before it is too late’

In a video address for the UN Climate Summit in New York, Prince Charles has listed the consequences of not acting on the “symptoms of climate change,” suggesting the planet needs to be treated as a “sick patient”. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Google pulls funding for climate sceptic group

Google has labelled its funding of political group the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which denies manmade climate change and has opposed efforts to reduce emissions, as a “mistake”. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google,...


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Interactive map demonstrates who is responsible for climate change

A new interactive map highlights how the countries that are set to suffer the most as a result of climate change have contributed the least to carbon emissions. It also demonstrates how growing populations could have a big impact. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to...


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Church of Sweden completes fossil fuels divestment as movement doubles in one year

As a group of institutions and foundations reveals a $50 billion shift from fossil fuels to cleaner investments, the Church of Sweden, one of the first to join a growing movement calling for ditching dirty energy holdings, has completed the divestment process and is now officially fossil-free. Blue &...


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UN climate summit opens in New York

On Tuesday, world’s leaders are set to discuss new ways of dealing with rising greenhouse gas emissions in order to slowdown the effects of climate change, as the UN’s climate summit kicks off in New York following a weekend of intense call for action. Blue & Green Tomorrow is...


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Rockefellers amongst philanthropists committing to fossil fuel divestment

Philanthropists and foundations, including the heirs to the Rockefeller family, have pledged to rid themselves of more than $50 billion (£30.5m) in fossil fuel assets, as the divestment movement gathers pace. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Other new members...


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Labour Party Conference: shadow environment secretary promises to tackle air pollution

Labour’s environment secretary Maria Eagle will deliver her party’s promises on improving air quality, tackling climate change and ending the badger cull at the Labour’s annual conference. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Speaking at the conference, Eagle is set...


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Report urges businesses to act on climate change

Policies are helping drive the shift towards a low carbon economy, according to a new report from We Mean Business, which adds that businesses should take advantage of the emerging opportunities for low carbon innovation. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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Record 2014 CO2 emissions dwarf global expectations

So far this year, the world has poured record amounts of greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere, with a strong rise of 2.5% over 2013 levels, totalling at 40 billion tonnes. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge A report, published by Nature...


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Co-op party calls for Credit Union membership targets

The Co-operative party is to lead calls for a push to treble the UK membership of credit unions, in order to battle exploitative payday lenders. The Co-op party, which works in partnership with Labour, will promote policies that would swell credit unions’ membership to 3 million within 10 years...


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Fashion retailers agree on wage increase for Cambodian garment workers

A group of fashion brands, including Primark, H&M, Next and Zara have agreed to raise the minimum wage of garment workers in Cambodia, who were earning as little as £62 per month. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Garment workers...


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Climate adaption budgets could reverse poverty progress

A new report has warned that climate change adaption budget in the world’s poorest nations could reverse the progress made on reducing poverty. The report has been released ahead of a UN climate change summit, taking place on Tuesday in New York. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running...


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Sir Paul McCartney urges people to skip meat for one day a week to fight climate change

Sir Paul has called on the British public and politicians to take part in his Meat Free Monday, which asks people to ditch meat for one day a week as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit on Tuesday. Blue & Green Tomorrow...


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Challenger bank Aldermore prepares for London flotation

UK challenger bank Aldermore, which provides financial services to small and medium sized-businesses, has confirmed its intentions to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange in October. The specialist bank, which also serves homeowners, has announced plans to raise £75 million in new shares to...


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Platform to compare corporate energy investment up for award

A platform that enables corporate energy users to assess their energy investments and compare their programmes to others in the market has made the shortlist in the sustainability category at the Talk Talk Digital Heroes Awards. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....



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