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Students vote for a clean, green RBS

Today, as the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM), People & Planet students in London and Edinburgh protested to expose the bank's investments in climate changing fossil fuels.

African leaders ask Brown to put people first at the G20 Summit

The buzz around the G20 has well and truly begun. Well kind of. Unfortunately, it's not yet getting quite as much press coverage as the football results. But here in our office, people are talking about our hopes for the upcoming summit.

Brown's Green New Deal must have 'action today, not green gestures for tomorrow'

In response to today’s ‘low carbon summit’ launched by Gordon Brown, Benedict Southworth, director of the World Development Movement said:

Low Carbon Summit - Urgent green investment programme needed

A fundamental overhaul of the economy is required if Ministers are serious about delivering a low carbon future. The call coincides with today's Low Carbon Economy Summit hosted by the Prime Minister.

Huge new alliance to tell world leaders to put people first

A huge new platform of unions, development agencies, faith and environmental groups plans to tell world leaders attending the G20 summit in April that only just, fair and sustainable policies can lead the world out of recession.

The alliance, which includes the TUC, Oxfam, ActionAid, Friends of the Earth and CAFOD, is calling on people to join a major demonstration for jobs, justice and climate in London on Saturday 28 March, five days before the summit.

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