Archive for August, 2010

LEAP news

The Information about the Lochwinnoch Energy Action Plan is available at http://www.lochwinnoch.info/community/leap/

This is supported by the Lochwinnoch Millennium Events Group which was  successful in their bid for funding from the Climate Challenge Fund.

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There are currently efforts being made to introduce better regulation of food speculation. The World Development Movement and Fairtrade Foundation state that “the manipulation of commodity markets by hedge funds in London and New York can affect the lives of millions of farmers thousands of miles away.”  Work is underway to seeks increased transparency of deals made and also, to introduce limits on the speculation of commodities. Further details from the World Development Movement at: http://www.wdm.org.uk/food-speculation?dm_i=5QB,843J,1O974J,KROP,1

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