Campaign groups and trade unions announced plans for further protests against the TTIP deal this week, protestors were evicted from a meeting in Brussels, and negotiators appeared to make little progress in agreeing the deal.
A website launched today aims to help football fans decide which team to cheer for in the Brazil 2014 World Cup, based on countries’ impact on climate change, military spending, and efforts to tackle poverty and inequality.
Protests will be held across the UK on 12 July against the EU-US trade deal, trade unions and campaign groups announced today. The protests will take place ahead of the next round of talks on the deal, scheduled to begin in Brussels on 14 July.
This workshop is part of the Empire Cafe programme set up to explore Scotland’s relationship with the North Atlantic slave trade and timed to coincide with the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer.
Two years of concerted campaigning by WDM results in Barclays, the UK's biggest player in food speculation and one of the top three globally, announcing that it will no longer trade in food for speculative purposes.
Following a prolonged campaign by a coalition of Scottish NGOs and local pressure groups including WDM Scotland, plans for a new coal-fired power station in Hunterston, North Ayrshire are shelved.
After concerted lobbying by WDM supporters, French oil company Total postpones plans to mine tar sands deposits in one of the poorest regions of Madagascar.
The UK government puts £10 million of its climate finance towards the UN Adaptation Fund, and agrees to give the majority of its funds to the World Bank's climate adaptation fund as grants rather than loans.