Nicci Talbot

Entries by Nicci Talbot

Review - Jeremy Leggett's 'The Winning of the Carbon War'

(2) Comments | Posted 7 December 2015 | (09:44)

Fighting against the fossil fuel industry is something campaigner Jeremy Leggett has been doing for many years with his work in social enterprise, charity, business, lobbying, and activism at Greenpeace. He has won some battles lost others but despite the challenges remains optimistic about the future of the energy industry...

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FDA Approves First Libido Pill for Women: Here's What You Need to Know

(0) Comments | Posted 25 August 2015 | (12:18)

It's been a big week for Sprout Pharmaceuticals with the FDA approval of Flibanserin, the first drug to treat female sexual desire disorder and a $1bn acquisition by Canadian drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals, which was announced 36 hours after the drug was approved.

Flibanserin (trade name Addyi)...

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Do Yourself Differently

(0) Comments | Posted 25 February 2013 | (10:44)

I've just done the Mastery of Self-expression, an intensive weekend workshop for creativity and self-development. It was led by Christine Kimberley, an experienced actor/coach/presenter and draws from techniques used to train actors to express more of themselves and be more authentic in their work. The experience blew me...

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Can Iceland Ban Internet Porn?

(113) Comments | Posted 24 February 2013 | (23:00)

Moves are afoot in Iceland to ban internet porn. The ministry of the interior is pulling together anti-porn legislation after consultations with the police, health and education officials about its detrimental effects on young people, women and their relationships with men. Halla Gunnarsdottir, advisor to the interior ministry explains why:...

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