Monday saw the launch of this year’s UK Climate Week at the Houses of Parliament. This year over 3,300 events are taking place to showcase practical actions to tackle climate change. The week boasts support from the likes of Kofi Annan, Lord Nicholas Stern and the Confederation of British Industry.
Around the world climate change initiatives continue. China’s clean energy market is expanding with Read more >
Political lobbying remains a controversial area. Across the world, large companies give considerable amounts to political parties, and powerful lobbying industries have emerged. In the EU, around 15,000 lobbyists are based in Brussels – roughly one for every member of staff at the European Commission. In the US around 17,000 lobbyists work in Washington DC, outnumbering law makers in US Congress by about 30 to one.
Political lobbying prompts different types of criticism. Some shareholders have Read more >