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TAKE ACTION to stop nuclear weapons build in the US

Matilda Lee

31st August, 2011

In Kansas City, Missouri, people have lost jobs, schools have closed and hospitals have moved away. Now the government has subsidised a new federal nuclear weapons plant with $815 million in municipal bonds... more...
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Behind the eco labels: Energy Star

Pat Thomas

1st April, 2007

All European manufacturers and retailers must tell you about the energy efficiency of household ‘white goods’ such as fridges, freezers, washing machines, tumble driers, dishwashers, air conditioners, ovens and lightbulbs. The European Energy Label is certified by the Energy Savings Trust (EST), in conjunction with industry and the government. On these labels, products are rated from A to G, with A being the most efficient. more...
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Behind the Eco Labels

Pat Thomas

1st April, 2007

Ethical consumerism in the UK is currently worth £29.3 billion, yet 60 per cent of us feel we don't have enough information to make an ethical decision. There is an ever-growing array of eco labels, but what do they tell us? Or fail to tell us? Pat Thomas explains more...
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The story behind sugar

William Duffy

1st November, 2003

‘Refined'. Of a higher quality. The result of conscious improvement. Not so with sugar. Refined sugar has been depleted of its vitamins and minerals. What is left consists of pure, refined carbohydrates. more...

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