The first major evaluation of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s controversial efforts to expand capital-intensive, high-input agriculture in Africa found the 15-year-effort has failed to achieve its goals of improving food security.
Tensions arising between central banks and governments in the Eurozon, in response to attempt by governor of Central Bank of Ireland to dictate fiscal policy Read here
euronews: Cruise ships hurt the environment, people and local communities – and they don’t pay taxes
The study also found that a large cruiseliner can have a bigger carbon footprint than 12,000 cars, while an overnight stay onboard uses 12 times more energy than a stay in a hotel. Read here
Everybody knows that soaring utility bills will plunge millions of people into desperate poverty in the autumn. Even those who don’t care about those on low incomes, however, should worry – because such huge price […]