Finance News

September 17, 2015
activehours app

New Apps Are Helping You Save, Manage and Borrow Money

Smartphone apps have become the most popular and creative digital invention around these days. There are apps to help you remember to exercise, apps to monitor […]
January 15, 2015
olive oil in texas

What to Do When Shale Oil Goes Bust?

An old American TV show—the Beverly Hillbillies, opens with a song that tells the story of the miraculous transition from the poor hills of Appalachia to […]
August 16, 2013
Jane Austen on British Currency

The Currency of Jane: Jane Austen’s Portrait to Grace the 10 Pound Note

British women have fared well in the public consciousness of their island nation. When the hundred greatest Britons were put to the popular vote by the […]
July 10, 2013
Bitcoin

For the Winklevoss Brothers: In Bitcoin We Trust

The fortunes of Bitcoin just keep changing. If you’re into stock market volatility then Bitcoin provides the ultimate rush. That, as you can imagine, is not […]
November 11, 2012
Forestry Investments

Turning Green into Gold

The last decade has seen a massive transformation in ‘green’ consumer consciousness, one that is proving to be as much a political instigator and protocol changer […]
July 8, 2012
Fred Pearce - RIO +20 Conclusions

Some Hope Out of Rio

After the Rio+20 convention left most people disheartened about the possibility of turning humans away from their profligate consumption, and most activists and analysts shouting, ‘this […]
May 28, 2012
Renewable Power

New Energy Commitments Are Here

The coalition government in the UK has implemented the largest, sweeping reforms to the energy sector in over twenty years. The good news is that the […]
April 1, 2012
Accountability will save us

Accountability will save us

As we beckon ever more connectivity in our lives, its (and our) impact on the planet may prove beneficial. Employee rights, Fairtrade concerns and legitimate sourcing of […]
March 25, 2012
Mikhael Gorbachev

Water will be more precious than gold

Now that the environment is an issue on everyone’s table – having finally left the confines of what the public believes is the bearded lunatic fringe […]