Investors Ask the Bank of England to Ditch Carbon-Heavy Investments

January 20, 2012 by  
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Investors, environmental groups and academics sent a letter to the  Bank of England ( which is responsible for keeping England’s economic stability ) this week urging it to assess the risk that carbon intensive investments in the United Kingdom have on citizens and investors alike. Five of the 10 largest companies in the U.K.’s benchmark stock index, the FTSE 100, are high carbon companies and the group addressing the letter believes that puts the U.K. at risk financially. The authors of the letter argue that depending on finite, unsustainable resources for investing while the world moves into renewable technology is untenable and poses a threat to everyone affected by investments in those companies. Read the rest of Investors Ask the Bank of England to Ditch Carbon-Heavy Investments Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bank of england , carbon emissions , carbon heavy , carbon intensive , english investments , green investments , investing in green , sustainable investing , sustainable investments , united kingdom

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DIY: How to Create a Painted Faux Lace Headboard

January 20, 2012 by  
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Blauvent Recycles Old Paraglider Gear Into Cool New Accessories

January 20, 2012 by  
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Blauvent is a Spain-based company that has created a line of recycled bags and accessories for paraglider pilots, made by paraglider pilots! Each item in  Blauvent ‘s unique eco-friendly line is fashioned from a different part of a defunct paragliding wing. All products are individually handmade with great care in Spain at Blauvent’s small-scale production facility, and new pieces are being added on a daily basis! + Blauvent The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: blauvent , Blauvent by Carmesine , paraglider accessories , paraglider bags , paraglider gear , recycled material products , Recycled Materials , spanish design

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