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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....


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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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Google reveal data requests from governments up 150%

Internet search engine giant Google has confirmed that it is facing increasing pressure from governments across the globe to provide user information in criminal investigations, among serious ongoing revelations regarding national surveillance programs. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge In its...


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Doctors call for sugary food to be banned from schools and hospital

London researchers have argued that sugar should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake in people’s diet, in order to tackle the issue of tooth decay. To do so, experts have called on public establishments to ban sugary food and have suggested a tax on sugar....


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Pension funds urge firms to engage with shareholders over executive pay

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has urged eight companies to talk to their shareholders and resolve disputes over executive’s pay. In its second Annual General Meeting (AGM) Season Report, NAPF names eight listed companies – including easyJet, transport operator FirstGroup and private equity company SVG Capital –...


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Study suggests US gas leaks caused by faulty wells, not fracking

A new study has found that 130 water wells in Pennsylvania and Texas were contaminated by gas leaks caused by problems with the casing or lining of drilling wells, and not by the process of fracking. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....



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