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Greater Manchester climate campaigners not convinced by Pension Fund's arguments

Steady State Manchester is part of the coalition that came together as Fossil Free Greater Manchester (FFGM) to campaign for the largest local authority pension fund to divest from fossil fuels.  1,356 more words

Climate Change


Now that divestment of Caymanas Track Limited’s (CTL) operations to Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) appears to be nigh, it’s a good time to revisit those essential ingredients to a horse racing industry’s profitability. 1,379 more words

Round The Clock With The Terrible Tout

Hope Isn't A Strategy (510)

We attempt this week to start with the worst news and get better throughout to try to leave you with some hope. But as this weeks title tells you, hope isn’t a strategy (that will make sense later). 225 more words

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Action: The Beginnings of A New Weapon To Fight Injustice

As I write this, we are in the wake of the Alton Sterling slaying. By the time you read this, there may have been others lost due to the recklessness of law enforcement. 989 more words

No smog without fire: the financial stability risks around carbon-intensive investments

Rhiannon Sowerbutts.

An abrupt transition to a lower-carbon economy might cause disruption in financial markets as the value of energy companies is rapidly reassessed. Last year there was a sea change in attitudes as several funds divested their fossil fuel related assets, equity analysts and rating agencies began to issue warnings about carbon-intensive firms and the Paris Climate Change agreement was hailed as a breakthrough as it made the concept of a carbon budget that would limit future fossil fuel use mainstream. 1,312 more words

Financial Stability

A welcome week of good news for UK's Palestine solidarity

This week saw two setbacks in efforts by Israel’s supporters in the UK to undermine Palestine solidarity activism, and the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign in particular. 702 more words


I’m Jewish, and I want people to boycott Israel

I’m Jewish, and I want people to boycott Israel

Israel must be held accountable for its human rights abuses.

By Rebecca Vilkomerson. PostEverything. June 24, 2016… 718 more words