Global Power Shift A decade of community engagement for energy solutions begins in Vietnam “Nóng” (Hot) – the National Day of Action for Climate and Energy held on November 10 in Phu My Hung Area in Ho Chi Minh City was one of the highlights of Vietnam Power Shift. The event was open from 9AM to 4PM to the public and aimed to raise the awareness on climate impacts and introduce the locals to sustainable energy solutions through exciting creative activities and arts. While most of people believe that Vietnam needs a lot more coal and fossil fuels for its economic growth in the decades to come, members of Vietnam Power Shift had a different point of view. Being young and creative, they were able to engage a number of young artists to join in a series of artistic activities to convey their messages.
A vulture fund has made €100 million profit from speculating on Greek debt, as Greece stands on the brink. Tell the Chancellor, George Osborne, to stop vultures profiteering from Europe’s crisis. Vulture fund Dart Management, based in the Cayman Islands, has received a €400 million payment from Greece at the height of the country’s crisis, according to the New York Times. Jubilee Debt Campaign UK : Vulture Funds : ACT NOW: Stop debt vultures swooping on Greece
BREAKING: You Know That TED Talk You Weren't Supposed To See? Here It Is. Nick Hanauer, self-described "super-rich" entrepreneur, gave a pretty compelling TED Talk about how the middle class—not the super-rich—are the real job creators. But TED, which has released over 100 different political videos in the past, thought this one was too partisan and chose not to release it. We didn't notice any flaming partisanship in it.
Live news blog – November 10