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Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘G20’

UK floats bank levy

UK floats bank levy

Britain pressed the G20 on Saturday to come up with a plan to make banks pay for any future bailouts but one idea of imposing a global financial transactions tax was immediately shot down by the United States. Meeting for the third time this year, Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers made little […]

G20: Stiglitz and Sen Come In Too Late

G20: Stiglitz and Sen Come In Too Late

BERLIN, Sep 23 (IPS) – A new report on Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress presented earlier this month in Paris by Nobel prize winners Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen is a late, and quite modest contribution to an old debate, many experts say. Not many believe it can influence the discussions at the […]

EU Urges G20 To Hand Billions To Poor Nations For Climate Fight

EU Urges G20 To Hand Billions To Poor Nations For Climate Fight

BRUSSELS (AFP) – EU leaders on Thursday put pressure on the United States and other rich nations to provide at least five billion euros of “fast-start” money next year to help poor nations tackle climate change. The call came as European heads of state and government held a summit in Brussels aimed at forging a […]

Mexico, Argentina Top G20 Low-Carbon Shift – Study

Mexico, Argentina Top G20 Low-Carbon Shift – Study

LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Mexico and Argentina are leading a shift to make the global economy more climate friendly, according to an index of “carbon competitiveness”, the London-based thinktank E3G said on Sunday. G20 leaders meet at a summit on Sept 24-25 in Pittsburgh to help steer the global economy out of recession, and […]

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