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The Energy Union must find ways to prevent state support for the production of fossil fuel energy by the European Union’s immediate neighbours. The EU cannot afford to have newly acceding members holding up progress towards the new 2030 climate goals or watering down future policy making. by Ioana Ciuta, cross-posted from the Bankwatch blog… » read more

  Posted by Bankwatch

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La serpiente informativa de verano de este año ha venido en forma de crisis bursátil china. Paradojas de la globalización que transmite temores a los mercados internacionales desde un parqué bursátil de una economía planificada comunista. Este mundo de contradicciones que convierte en segunda economía mundial a China, el capitalismo colectivizado que mientras trata de… » read more

  Posted by Con acento hispano

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  Let me start this follow-up blog with some definitions: Entrepreneur: One who takes risks, creates opportunities and seeks to innovate and solve problems Contrapreneur: One who is risk averse, creates fears and seeks to inhibit innovation (identified as the cause of problems) In yesterday’s blog, we considered how the strategy of pushing for hazard-based regulation… » read more

  Posted by The Risk-Monger

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Honestly, what government employee is so stupid that they use their work email address to sign up to Ashley Madison? According to EurActiv, the answer to that question was 14. Not being married or living with anyone I have never personally had a need to “cheat” so have no first hand experience with the site.… » read more

  Posted by FinancialGuy Writes!

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Clear guidance is needed more than public assurances to make the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) be indeed a vehicle for energy efficiency. Counter to public statements, the current set-up does not promise to be effective. by Anna Roggenbuck, cross-posted from the Bankwatch blog. In a press release today, the European Commission expressed great… » read more

  Posted by Bankwatch

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The Godfather film soundtrack rings out to hysterical mourners as luxury cars from Rolls Royces to Mercedes Benz closely follow an authentic horse-drawn carriage; but this is no film. This was the recent funeral of mafia boss Vittorio Cassamonica in the Italian capital Rome. Usually, Italy is renowned worldwide for its fashion industry, mouthwatering pizza… » read more

  Posted by Taras Semenyuk

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The SSIX Project will be sponsoring the annual SEMANTiCS conference taking place on 16-17 September in Vienna. SEMANTiCS  is the meeting place for professionals who make semantic computing work, and understand its benefits and know its limitations. Every year, the conference attracts information managers, IT-architects, software engineers, and researchers, from organisations ranging from NPOs, universities, public administrations… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

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Any decent Communication Strategy will integrate offline, online, internal and external communications. But what about your organisation’s Innovation Strategy? I’ve been developing integrated offline and online communications strategies since my first database-driven website in 1995 opened my eyes to the possibilities content databases – which, in essence, help you keep track of your stories – offered… » read more

  Posted by Mathew Lowry's Tagsmanian Devil

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Ed Miliband resigned the leadership of the British Labour Party immediately following the party’s unexpectedly heavy defeat in the May 2015 general election. The resignation triggered a contest for leadership of the party. Nominations for leadership candidates are made by members of the parliamentary party – the MPs. Each successful candidate requires the support of… » read more

  Posted by Peter Bye

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