Politicians, economists, scientists and representatives of civil society are using the forum to debate how the banking sector can act in a more sustainable way, pretty much in line with the recommendations of the European Commission, which in summer published a batch of guidelines to this end. … [Read more...] about Just how important are sustainable investments?
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I started hiking there with a group of friends when I was in my early twenties on the network of hiking trails called El Anillo. We used to spend days in the mountains, staying at tiny, isolated mountain refuges. Perhaps my favourite hike is the ascent from Fuente Dé to the top of Pico Tesorero, but there are many to choose from. Apart from hiking, there is a lot to explore in the surrounding area: pretty villages like Potes with stone buildings in the distinctive Cantabrian style, and even some prehistoric caves. The local dish is a beef, pork and chickpea stew called cocido lebaniego, which is perfect after a long hike. … [Read more...] about My happy place: where European locals immerse themselves in nature
Workhouse Coffee, Reading Let’s say that, like everyone normal, you’re not that hungry in the morning and would prefer a cup of coffee. Workhouse Coffee is a simple, pared-down connoisseur’s experience that you can smell from a block away, which previously they said only about Reading festival. They do single-bean, inimitable coffees from the Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Guatemala, all meticulously sourced with the kind of love and precision you don’t often see outside the wine world. Then they fancy around fluffing their milk up in wholly unnecessary ways, since any fool knows you should drink your coffee black and have your hot milk on the side if you’re a baby.What to order: The Guatemalan espresso. … [Read more...] about The 50 best breakfast places in the UK
One said: “A dog should never be hugged from the neck, don’t put your face near it, as their instinct tells them you are going to attack them, the neck is the most vulnerable part of a dog. Glad it was not worse.” … [Read more...] about Teen’s photoshoot goes horribly wrong after dog attacks her face
In 2016, Bloomberg’s new energy think tank predicted that electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles would make up about 35 percent of the world's auto market by the year 2040. This year, the group upped that figure considerably: by 2040, analysts now say that 54 percent of all cars sold on the planet will be electric. France’s environmental minister said yesterday his country would ban the sale of all fossil fuel-burning vehicles by 2040. And Volvo said it would stop selling gas-only cars by 2019. … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about Tesla Model 3, which is starting production