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2015/04/20 15:10
2015/04/20 15:10
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WASHINGTON - According to a leaked European Commission proposal in the ongoing EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations, EU member state legislative initiatives will...
2015/04/20 15:10
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2015/04/20 15:03
2015/04/20 15:03
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Reprinted from Counter Culture Labs takes its name pretty literally. It is a bio lab, for sure, complete with pipettes, carboys, microscopes, and flasks. But it is decidedly counter to the...
2015/04/20 13:12
2015/04/20 13:12
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The odds of survival, let alone success, could hardly be more stacked against Berta Cáceres, the Honduran indigenous rights campaigner who has been declared the winner of this year’s Goldman...
2015/04/18 08:08
2015/04/18 08:08
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The news came at the first public meeting over the company’s controversial plans to extract shale gas in Scotland. Angry locals said the move to drill boreholes close to residential homes and a...
2015/04/18 00:18
2015/04/18 00:18
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In Europe these days, the pace of legislative change is dizzying, as Brussels continues its blitz-like power grab. Last year saw the birth of the banking union. This year, it’s Energy Union. With the...
2015/04/17 16:12
2015/04/17 16:12
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Environmentalists promised civil disobedience after Norway’s government approved a controversial plan for a mining company to dump millions of tonnes of waste into a fjord. “This is a fjord full of...
2015/04/17 07:09
2015/04/17 07:09
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In cities including Glasgow, levels of the pollutant are nearly twice EU limits. Air pollution has been linked to coronary artery disease, heart attacks and strokes, and has been blamed for causing...
2015/04/17 05:12
2015/04/17 05:12
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By AMY MCDONALD ANTI-fracking campaigners clashed with petrochemical giant Ineos at the first public meeting over controversial plans to frack part of East Dunbartonshire. Claims by the Grangemouth...
2015/04/16 01:57
2015/04/16 01:57
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Perhaps we could use the NHL as a model for civic administration in Brantford and adopt a salary cap. This would harness even our council, no easy feat for these tax and spenders. As a city, we...
2015/04/15 16:57
2015/04/15 16:57
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A call to tackle harmful levels of air pollution in Leeds and West Yorkshire will be heard at the Supreme Court tomorrow. The campaign group ClientEarth’s long-running battle against the Government...
2015/04/13 22:55
2015/04/13 22:55
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious...
2015/04/13 17:22
2015/04/13 17:22
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CAMPAIGNERS took to the streets to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the last time fracking was carried out in the UK. Members of Bolton Friends of the Earth and Bolton Against Fracking held a...
2015/04/13 16:06
2015/04/13 16:06
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Randy Hayes is a great green lifer. Never one to comprise, Randy has gone beyond his fair share of assorted jail stints and come out more dedicated than ever. "We need to double the world's...
2015/04/13 15:51
2015/04/13 15:51
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In Preston, Lancashire, Frack Free Lancashire and Friends of the Earth chatted to lots of people who were already aware of the issues and were hungry for more information. Please sign the petition to...
2015/04/13 12:31
2015/04/13 12:31
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... wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo. "So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do...
2015/04/13 01:45
2015/04/13 01:45
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Taxpayers get bill for Rosyth’s nuclear graveyard Seven of the submarines are at Rosyth. They will eventually be broken up and their nuclear waste stored. Picture: Stewart Attwood THE cost of looking...
2015/04/12 18:29
2015/04/12 18:29
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Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of withholding Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) reports of oil spill...
2015/04/11 17:13
2015/04/11 17:13
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Have your say at hustings in St Albans and Harpenden Chairman Chris Marsden at the Harp Soc annual meeting Hustings are coming thick and fast as next month’s General Election looms. And there is an...
2015/04/11 06:47
2015/04/11 06:47
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Utility customers in Southern California are expected to pay $3.3 billion in leftover costs for the closing of the San Onofre nuclear plant, which had faulty steam generators. John Gastaldo • U-T...
2015/04/10 19:22
2015/04/10 19:22
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Following letters and petitions from environmental groups, Lowe’s Home Improvement said Thursday it plans to phase out products that contain certain chemicals shown to be harmful to bees. As part of...
2015/04/20 15:10
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