Monday, 12 March 2012

Weekly compilation 09.03.12

Our compilation of stories for this week is a little shorter than usual, but there are still some important stories there to read if you missed any of them:

Our ocean's wealth & how to protect it #futurewewant#marine #oceans #pollution via @globaldimension @WorldBank
#Wildlife and #Countryside Link's red lines on #planning reform. In short, stop messing with #sustainabledevelopment…

Energy & Climate Change
Videos about our #finaldemand campaign on #bigsix from @GiselaStuart and #FITs from Mark Clemson of New World Solar:
RT @greenbirmingham: “@BCCNewsRoom: Birmingham City Council backs WWF Earth Hour:" Could more be turned off, anyway?
RT @wwwfoecouk: After raking in 1.8bn Euros profits, nPower owner under pressure to slash #energy bills #bigsix
RT @northfieldeco: save up to £750/yr on bills & 2 tonnes CO2/yr -get a home energy makeover at no upfront cost. Apply:
The number of people dying as a result of #fuelpoverty is three times higher than government estimates:

Shirley park corporate vandalism
This is a park, in the middle of a densely populated town: #asda #shirley #trees #vandalism
Places for the Future - let them know what you think:

New briefing by @20splenty on who's to blame when pedestrians die:
Our outdated transport system is running on empty - Richard Dyer of @wwwfoecouk on why we need revolution in transport:

Waste & Resource Use
Introduce a tax on waste incineration - what a good idea! - e-petitions
Mobile phones have become a seemingly indispensable accessory for modern life, yet behind their success lies...

less than 2 weeks until our "city of the future" event and there are still a few free places left. Register now, don't miss out:
RT @ChamberlainFile: Time to slay the sacred cow of economic growth – guest post by Joe Peacock: re City of the Future
RT @theneweconomics: What moments are best for encouraging behaviour change? ... from parenthood to oil prices
MT @wwwfoecouk: @powellds is quoted in Guardian article on #GIB
RT @LocaliseWM: How does economic localisation contribute to inclusion, resilience & redistribution? Sources anyone?

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