Monthly Archives: April 2011

Senegal MDG plan ignores climate change

Senegal’s progress review of its Poverty Reduction Strategy overlooks the risks posed by climate change.

Renewables enjoy spring surge of superlatives

The arrival of nature’s season of renewal in the northern hemisphere has been greeted with a burst of timely announcements of renewable energy schemes around the world, many of them claiming to be bigger and better than anything before.

Unfriend the 1000 economists

What could have possessed advocates of the Financial Transaction Tax to engage 1000 economists to sign a letter for the G20 meeting?

Glencore flotation punctured by G20 ministers

Ambitious plans by the world’s largest commodities trader to raise capital in the London and Hong Kong markets may be at risk from the threat of international regulatory scrutiny of the sector.

Zambian phones let off the Libyan hook

Disclosure of the holdings of the Libyan Investment Authority is causing some embarrassment. But sympathy may be more appropriate for the Zambia’s telecommunications company.

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