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The following has been prepared by Frederic Simon, Editor of EurActiv.com and Moderator of Workshop XIV at EBS 2009. The workshop is titled, Climate change: the road to Copenhagen. As anticipated, European leaders meeting for a two-day summit last week postponed until June a decision on the EU’s position for global climate talks, which are… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Dear readers, I am delighted to be in this distinguished panel to discuss SME policy in times of crisis as well as share EUREKA’s and its vast network’s views and expertise in this sector. EUREKA and its 39 member network, respond to the needs of industry aiming to increase European competitiveness in the world market.… » read more

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It seems that the UN is not happy with the way EU leaders have changed the wording of texts – so that they now are not aligned with the agreements made at Bali. Needless to say, these are important issues and the cause for concern if progress is to truly be made in slowing down… » read more

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The BBC are today reporting that scientists are worried about mass extinction in the world’s oceans. This is being caused by changes (increases) in the level of acidity in sea water. This has to be of massive concern to us all. The BBC story – which was discussed with Dr Carol Turley, who is chairing… » read more

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A recent special report by Ethical Corp. discusses the lack of targeting by socially responsible investment funds of high net-worth individuals. The report looks at the rising demand for “green” investment options by the super-wealthy of the world. Whilst markets are tumbling around the world, the total amount of wealth controlled by this group is… » read more

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Al Gore has pledged his support for a propsed TLD (Top Level Domain) which will be .eco for sites in the ecological field. This is an interesting development for the web and clearly a great boost of suport for .eco. The company which plans to make the application is actually called Dot Eco. One has… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge