A year in Brussels here.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Free market 1: Government control 0

As of today:

The Bank of America has announced that it will refuse loans to mining companies that pursue the damaging practice of lopping off mountaintops to extract coal. The hope is that other banks will now do the same: http://www.newscientist.com

Revised rules mean agencies will no longer have to consult scientists about whether projects, such as the building of dams or mines, would harm wildlife: http://news.bbc.co.uk

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