News Snippets

Published: Tuesday 30 June 2009

>> The UN Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technology and Development has announced the launch of world's first tuition-free online university. The university will use open-source technology

>> Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has been awarded the Climate Greenwash Award 2009. It was nominated for its mastery of spin, portraying itself as a climate champion while lobbying to continue business using coal, nuclear power and pseudo-solutions such as carbon capture and storage.

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