Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150915 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/09/150915.html yesterday's tweets as a single page
David Attenborough backs huge Apollo-style clean energy research plan - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/sep/16/david-attenborough-backs-huge-apollo-clean-energy-research-plan & nobody disagrees with him, do they?
#ISDS: Positive effects of TTIP tribunals for investment unclear - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/positive-effects-ttip-tribunals-investment-unclear-317665 thus saith @MalmstromEU; just bin them, then
Dams create breeding grounds for malaria in Africa - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/dams-create-breeding-grounds-malaria-africa-317666 gosh, mosquitoes might breed in lots of water - who knew?
Ubuntu #Linux-Based Open Source OS Runs 42 Percent of Dell PCs in #China - http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/091515/ubuntu-linux-based-open-source-os-runs-42-percent-dell-pc that's a hopeful sign #kylin
Asbestos and jet engines on EU’s ‘green’ goods list for lower tariffs - http://www.transportenvironment.org/press/asbestos-and-jet-engines-eu%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98green%E2%80%99-goods-list-lower-tariffs tells you all you need to know about EU
#AU Government continues to rush China Free Trade Agreement process - http://media-senatorwhish-wilson.cmail2.com/t/ViewEmail/t/37CD0EFE0A12E1F9 only #TPP is dafter than #CHAFTA
.@MalmstromEU's proposals for reforming #ISDS will be broadcast live here: http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/ebs/live.cfm?page=1 key issue is: will they apply to #CETA?
"new" #ISDS system will be conducted in public, by judges chosen at random from a pool; conflicts of interest forbidden #TTIP
.@MalmstromEU confirms that #CETA is not included in new #ISDS; so #CETA remains a backdoor for #ISDS, which makes new ICS useless...
people rightly picking on likely conflict between new ICS and EU law, as has already happened with #ISDS, eg in Romania #TTIP
here's the full text of the proposed investor chapter in #TTIP - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2015/september/tradoc_153807.pdf (v @MarietjeSchaake)#ISDS #ICS
EU puts fresh coat of paint on ISDS, now re-branded as “Investment Court System” - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/09/eu-puts-fresh-coat-of-paint-on-isds-now-re-branded-as-investment-court-system/ CETA not included = ISDS backdoor
‘New’ Investment Court System still privileges foreign investors under EU-US trade deal - http://www.transportenvironment.org/press/%E2%80%98new%E2%80%99-investment-court-system-still-privileges-foreign-investors-under-eu-us-trade-deal #ISDS #TTIP
Conservatives rush to resolve #TPP auto-parts impasse before election - http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/conservatives-rushing-to-resolve-tpp-auto-parts-impasse-before-election/article26376233/ the panic is growing... #ca
Commission tries to “put lipstick on a pig” with alternative corporate court system - http://www.globaljustice.org.uk/news/2015/sep/16/commission-tries-%E2%80%9Cput-lipstick-pig%E2%80%9D-alternative-corporate-court-system #ISDS #TTIP
also, note this from May 2015: US rejects EU proposal for investment court, insists on retaining #ISDS - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/us-rejects-eu-proposal-investment-court-insists%20-on-retaining-isds-314501 #awkward
New wave of #fracking licences threatens hundreds of key English wildlife sites - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/sep/16/new-wave-of-fracking-licences-threatens-hundreds-of-key-english-wildlife-sites this U-turn should be the headline
Larry @lessig Tells New Zealand Court That DOJ's Case Against Kim @KimDotcom Is A Sham - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150916/09395232272/larry-lessig-tells-new-zealand-court-that-dojs-case-against-kim-dotcom-is-sham.shtml amazing post #NZ
"the entire government frontbench has settled for peering at Jezza as if he is a visitor from the planet Zog" - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/sep/16/jeremy-corbyn-pmqs-close-encounters-of-the-red-kind #UK
Senators push for aggressive currency manipulation language in #TPP - http://thehill.com/policy/finance/253755-senators-push-for-aggressive-currency-manipulation-language I doubt they'll get it...
Fuera el #TiSA de América Latina! - http://uniglobalunion.org/node/36682 El pueblo unido jamás será vencido...etc etc
Water Hazard: Aquatic Contamination by #Neonicotinoid Insecticides in the United States - http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/reports/4048/water-hazard-aquatic-contamination-by-neonicotinoid-insecticides-in-the-united-states#
Final push for Pacific Rim pact set for end of September - http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/final-round-of-tpp-talks-set-for-end-of-september/article26384370/ we'll see... #TPP
Writing an #openaccess encyclopedia in a closed-access world - https://blog.wikimedia.org/2015/09/16/open-access-in-a-closed-world/ @Wikimedia responds to this: http://arstechnica.co.uk/science/2015/09/wikigate-raises-questions-about-wikipedias-commitment-to-open-access/