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David Cameron among 125 confirmed speakers at UN climate summit

The UN has released a list of confirmed attendants for the New York climate meeting next week, including David Cameron, with presidents from US and France also participating. India and China, two of the most polluting nations, will not send their presidents but instead lower level officials. Blue &...


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Environmental laureates urge foundations and philanthropists to battle climate change

Some 160 leading environmentalists have issued a call to foundations and philanthropists to use their money and influence to battle climate change. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. In an open letter published in the form of a full-page advertisement...


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Solar generator teams up with RSPB to ‘give nature a home’

Solar generator Lightsource Renewable Energy has joined forces with environmental NGO RSPB to launch a competition asking schoolchildren to design a new-look bird nesting or bat roosting box that can be installed on solar farms around the UK, to “give nature a home”. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently...


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Scottish independence: what the papers say

At the Scottish independence referendum draws nearer, the debate between unionists and nationalists has been dominating headlines. On September 18, Scots will take to the polls and decide if they want to remain part of the UK or become an independent country. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running...


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Renewable manifesto sets out blueprint for next government

Ahead of next year’s general election, the Renewable Energy Association (REA) has published a blueprint for the next government, outlining plans to create jobs, investment and growth whilst helping the UK catch up in the global energy race. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Survey: more financial advisers should consider alternative investments

A survey, published in a comprehensive new report, has found that 100% of respondents at an alternative investment summit agree that more financial advisers should consider the growing market for their clients. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The 2014...


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Consumer campaigning set to be discussed at Ethical Consumer conference

At this year’s Ethical Consumer Conference, to be held on September 26 at Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre in London, speakers and delegates will discuss consumer campaigning. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The event will be split into...


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Author claims Richard Branson has failed to deliver on $3bn climate pledge

Richard Branson has failed to deliver on a pledge to spend $3 billion (£1.8bn) on climate action over a ten-year period from 2006, according to author and activist Naomi Klein in her new book. Klein argues that this demonstrates that relying on the world of big business to address...


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Report: farms should combine food production with clean energy

More and more farmers are combining their traditional farming techniques with renewable electricity generation by installing solar panels, according to a new guidance document demonstrating how farmers can double their output of food and clean power. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....


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Ice Bucket Challenge boosts charitable giving

Social media is changing the way the public interact with and give to charities in a trend clearly demonstrated by the Ice Bucket Challenge, with one in six Brits having taken part – making it one of the most successful campaigns of its kind. Blue & Green Tomorrow is...


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Over 225,000 get behind campaign for high seas protection

A petition calling on UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon to propose a new agreement for the protection of the high seas during UN discussions later this month has gained more than 225,000 pledges of support.  Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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Just one in six consumers trust energy suppliers

New research from consumer group Which? has found that just one in six consumers trust energy companies to act in customers’ best interests. The findings follow debates about competition in the energy market and the practices of the ‘big six’ energy providers. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running...


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Friends of the Earth pledge support in solar subsidy judicial review against Ed Davey

Campaign group Friends of the Earth (FoE) have this week pledged their support for a legal challenge against the Department for Environment and Climate Change (DECC) for plans to cut subsidies to solar power. The legal challenge is being led by a solar conglomerate made up of the industry’s...


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UK celebrates first Social Saturday

On Saturday, Britain welcomes the first day celebrating social enterprises that do business by focusing on ethics and good practice. Social Saturday invites consumers to support the UK’s 70,000 social enterprises. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The day, organised...


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MPs put forward ‘genuine’ Recall Bill

The government has published new laws that give voters the ability to recall their MPs, but critics say the bill is “meaningless” as it keeps powers in the hands of politicians. The bill, published on Thursday, rules that an MP can be recalled if they are convicted of an...



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