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  On a recent trip to San Francisco and Austin, Texas, I found myself accompanied by two potential agents of change – Benjamin Barber’s book If Mayors Ruled the World and a newly appointed Swedish city mayor, Niklas Nordström. The former has the power to inspire and empower local politicians who wish to take on… » read more

Orgalime and CEEMET have responded to the Commission’s recent Communication ‘A stronger European Industry for Growth and Economic Recovery’ with their joint manifesto ‘Manufacturing a Stronger and Greener Europe’, which was presented to the European Commission President José Manuel Durão Barroso at an event attended by industry, MEPs and EU officials (28 Nov 12). The… » read more

It took some time to get all the blogging thinking back in order inside to start fully commitment into writing and posting regularly so you can continue to follow the my world, my work and the projects I’m around on the following new alternative spaces: My personal stuff is now called: World With Jan  … » read more

It took some time to get all the blogging thinking back in order inside to start fully commitment into writing and posting regularly so you can continue to follow the my world, my work and the projects I’m around on the following new alternative spaces: My personal stuff is now called: World With Jan  … » read more

It took some time to get all the blogging thinking back in order inside to start fully commitment into writing and posting regularly so you can continue to follow the my world, my work and the projects I’m around on the following new alternative spaces: My personal stuff is now called: World With Jan  … » read more

UN Generalsekretär Ban Ki-moon sprach heute vor dem Europaparlament in Straßburg und stellte seine Rede unter das Motto der Solidarität. Er äußerte seinen Unmut über die Polarisierung in Europa und die Integrationsdebatte sehr deutlich. Er forderte die Abgeordneten auf, die Garanten für ein solidarisches und freies Europa zu sein. „Der dunkelste Moment in der europäischen… » read more

Islands Whaling

This week the EU will start to review Iceland’s application to join the EU. Even though the country is suffering very badly because of the economic chaos that occurred last year the EU spokesman has said this is a country is the best candidate to join the EU in years. The biggest problem, on the other hand, with Iceland is its controversial… » read more

Is the tap opening?

Back in October 2008 in an article about the World economy I wondered “with all these gigantic losses to the taxpayer, investors, banks and other financial institutions employees, who are the ones that gain? We are talking about large amounts of wealth and their frightening negotiating power on future arrangements of the financial and perhaps… » read more

On the opportunity of the Copenhagen Conference on the Environment it might be purposeful to reflect on an aspect of the foundations of the debate often leading to wrong perceptions, expectations and often apathy. Since earlier than the 60s of the previous century the environmental movement, embracing enlightened individuals and genuinely concerned citizens, observing worrying… » read more

We were pleased to be able to interview Gerard Van Harten at the 2009 European Business Summit in Brussels. Mr Van Harten is Chairman of Dow Benelux. He spoke about policies relating to sustainability and the stance of Dow on these issues. If you would like to tell us your opinion, please leave a comment… » read more

David Bennetts, a Chartered Meteorologist from the UK, was interviewed by Blogactiv at the European Business Summit in Brussels. Mr Bennetts had asked the panel a question and discusses the question, response, climate change and carbon capture and storage below. If you have an opinion on this subject, please leave your comments in the box… » read more

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