Globalisation & Energy

Some Great Podcasts from the WTO’s 2009 Public Forum

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

At the end of September the WTO ran its annual public forum, this year entitled “Global Problems, Global Solutions: Towards Better Global Governance”.  The forum happens each year, and is a chance for governments, NGOs, academics, business and students to come together to discuss and debate some of the major issues which arise out of [...]

Alcoa argues for interests of “future generations” to take precedence over exports

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

What is the world coming to?  It was reported today that Alan Cransberg, chairman of the Australian arm of the mutlinational aluminium producer Alcoa, said that “For too long we have been focused on expanding and maximising energy exports, without proper protection for our own future generations.” What?  Read that again – not only is [...]