Tag Archives: G8

The need for positive action

I often used to tell people, “If you can’t say anything positive then don’t say anything at all!”. When it comes to this blog, however, I have repeatedly failed to take my own advice. I therefore think I may have … Continue reading

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Help end 1 trillion USD of corporate tax evasion

In advance of the G8 Summit to be held in Northern Ireland, Avaaz is asking people to sign a petition to help encourage President Obama and Canadian PM Harper do the right thing. ——- Dear friends, In days, world leaders … Continue reading

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Same old G8? – or – Will it be gr8?

Thanks to Avaaz, I have been alerted to the possibility that the G8 could do something really great – they could decide to stop subsidising the destruction of an effectively-functioning global ecosystem and invest in renewable energy instead. The Carbon … Continue reading

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