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Charities are the ‘glue of UK society’, report finds

Eight in ten people have used charitable services over the past year, with many Britons saying that charities play an essential or very important role in their lives, a new report has suggested. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. A...


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Two of the ‘big six’ energy providers among worst brands for customer service

A poll by consumer group Which? rated npower and Scottish Power as the worst UK brands for customer service, while First Direct and ethical companies Lush and John Lewis gained the top spots. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Which?...


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NASA: August hottest on record worldwide

Following the hottest May and June on record, August has also been confirmed as the hottest August since records began 130 years ago – with an over temperature increase of 0.70C above the 1951-1990 baseline temperature average. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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EU to create investment fund to meet emission targets

In a bid to ensure climate change targets are met, the EU is planning on creating two investment funds that will focus on encouraging reluctant countries to take action, according to reports. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. At the...


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Ban Ki-Moon to take part to climate march during UN climate summit

The UN’s secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon has unexpectedly said he will join climate activists calling for strong action to tackle climate change in New York during the UN summit next week. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Speaking at a press...


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Leonardo DiCaprio confirmed as UN climate change representative

Hollywood actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio has been appointed by United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon as a UN climate representative, and is to open the approaching climate talks later this month, in New York. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The...


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UK at all-time low in attractiveness for renewable energy investment

The UK has fallen to 7th place in the renewable energy attractiveness index for the first time since December 2009 due to instability in government legislature and the emergence of more attractive, foreign markets. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


Numbers And Finance

MSCI launched series of low carbon indexes for investment decisions

MSCI, a provider of investment decision support tools, has announced the launch of the MSCI Global Low Carbon Leaders Indexes. The new index will consist of companies with significantly lower carbon exposure than the broad market. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....


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Scottish Independence: 76% of UK financial advisors would vote for Scotland to stay in the union – poll

Blue and Green Tomorrow’s Voice of the Advisor results have shown a consensus for Scotland to stay in the United Kingdom, with only 24% of advisors voting to leave. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Breaking this down, 58% of Scottish...


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Companies set to justify executive pay

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has unveiled a series of updates to its UK Corporate Governance Code, including explaining how executive pay packages align with the company’s long-term goals. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The changes to the code...


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Australian properties worth $226bn at risk of rising sea levels

The Climate Council has warned that more than $226 billion (£125bn) of properties and infrastructure are at high risk of coastal flooding, as sea levels in Australia are expected to rise between 0.4m and 1m over the next century. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to...


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Whale marine sanctuaries opposed by Japanese whaling lobby

A proposed 50m sq mile sanctuary for migratory whales has been opposed by a Japanese led commercial whaling lobby during the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) biennial conference – with a real chance of succeeding. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Supported...


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Urgent ban on fracking in the US needed, says US actor Mark Ruffalo

Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo has joined a group of scientists calling on the US to ban hydraulic fracturing because of its possible negative consequences on the climate and the environment. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The actor, a...


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World could save more than $100tn and cut emissions by expanding public transport

A new report suggests that more than $100 trillion (£61tn) in cumulative public and private spending, and 1,700 megatons of annual CO2 – a 40% reduction of urban passenger transport emissions – could be eliminated by 2050 if the world expands public transport, walking and cycling in cities. Blue...


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Extreme weather displaced three times more people than war in 2013 – report

The number of people forced to leave their home last year because of natural disasters is higher than those displaced by wars and conflicts – with 87% of people affected living in Asia, according to a report by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently...



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