Good News: UK withdraws from ‘outdated’ Energy Charter Treaty that could penalise shift to net zero

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-departs-energy-charter-treaty NGOs* are welcoming the news that the UK government announced that it is withdrawing from the Energy Charter Treaty, with the decision to take effect in 12 months. The DESNZ press release is here.  For more see  Energy Live News, Politico, Evening Standard, Bloomberg, Reuters and The Independent. Within…

Swiss Development Aid, Nestlé and Water Privatization

Interesting article by Franklin Frederick (published in two places) on the scary deals being struck by Nestle with the Swiss government. Swiss Development Aid, Nestlé and Water Privatization Franklin Frederick 26/08/2019 https://www.globalresearch.ca/swiss-development-aid-nestle-water-privatization/5687211 https://www.alainet.org/en/articulo/201783 Nestlé and the Privatization of Water Nestlé’s…

Expose of International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) – beware!

https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jun/03/science-institute-that-advised-eu-and-un-actually-industry-lobby-group?__twitter_impression=true Science institute that advised EU and UN ‘actually industry lobby group’ International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says study June 3rd 2019  Arthur Neslen An institute whose experts have occupied key positions…

New media om WHA69

Is Jamie Oliver’s food revolution a marketing tool or a public health campaign?  Confusion can land revolutionaries in a soup Monday, May 23, 2016 – 15:02 http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/jamie-oliver’s-food-revolution-marketing-tool-or-public-health-campaign-43685

some interesting media stories

Nestle, PepsiCo and others ‘use public funds to develop harmful snacks’ Obesity charities say Innovate UK should not be paying multinationals to invent an energy-efficient chocolate machine or a new way to dry potatoes CLICK HERE  http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/14/nestle-pepsico-and-others-use-public-funds-to-develop-harmful-snacks _________________ The Guardian  Brazilian…