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Here is the letter to Members of European Parliament signed by 375 civil society organisations from 25 European countries encouraging them to take into consideration the large and growing European resistance to TTIP and to reject TTIP and any other trade or investment agreement that is anti-democratic, pushes for deregulation, increased investment guarantees, and reinforced intellectual property rights’ monopolies, and includes ISDS. 401 more words
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February 28th, 2015
At the Thirteenth Meeting of the Twelfth National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China, by the order of the Secretary of the People’s Republic of China (Xi Jinping), Chen Jining will replace Zhou Shenxian at the head of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. 230 more words
We’ve been discussing with other groups in the region the idea of forming a ‘Stop TTIP Yorkshire and Humber network’.
The idea is that people could share experiences, co-ordinate lobbying of MEPs and come together for learning or action. 180 more words
In the structural elements of buildings, internal stresses occur due to various reasons. Sometimes the magnitude of such stresses increases too much to be ignored. The reasons for internal stresses: Thermal expansion or contraction, different ground settlements, movements due to earthquake, wind load, warming and cooling throughout the seasons. 165 more words