Cadbury's Dairy Milk Goes Fairtrade, Next Billion Go To TED, Huff Post on Coal, and More
Cadbury Dairy Milk Fairtrade: Is the future of Fairtrade with big switches by big companies or increasing access to the pioneer brands? "Cadburys says in the FT today that it's not trying to undermine the pioneering 100% Fairtrade companies such as Divine. However, Cafedirect saw a 5% decline in retail sales last year because of the penetration of supermarket own brands."Green Girls Global: Win free tickets & pamper session at the Eco Chic Wedding & Home Show by Katie Fewings
"Ethical Weddings and GreenFinder would love to invite you to our first ever Eco Chic Wedding & Home Show on Sunday 8 March. To make sure we see some Green Girls there, we’re giving away 25 pairs of free tickets plus 3 free pamper treatments courtesy of Stuart at WonderfullyRelaxed.com to be enjoyed on the day."
Next Billion: Guest Post: Observations and Reflections from a TED 2009 Fellow by Joy Sun. "'Being overwhelmed is the first step to understanding something complex at a scale that matters.' If Liz Coleman is right, then I spent most of my five days at the TED conference earlier this month taking more first steps, in more directions, than I can count."
The Huffington Post: Coal Industry Front Group CEO Refuses to Say Whether Burning Coal Causes Global Warming (VIDEO) by Josh Dorner. "Joe Lucas, head of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (nee Americans for Balanced Energy Choices), a coal industry front group that has spent tens of millions of dollars on deceptive advertising and political activities, as well as more than $10.5 million to lobby Congress directly on behalf of dirty coal and against legislation to fight global warming and promote clean, renewable electricity ."
Turning Transparent in a Green World: Carnival of the Green #169 by Mary Hunt
"When Treehugger asks, "Can you host the Carnival of Green"? You say "Yes" even if it's for the 169th Carnival... or maybe because it's the 169th Carnival. We like being part of blogging history."