1.) Great Britain has introduced a same-sex marriage bill.
2.) The World Economic was held today in Davos, Switzerland. 25 activists against Arctic Drilling, chained gas pumps together at a Shell service station and held up signs saying “Arctic oil – too risky”. Greenpeace was behind the protest. There has been no response from Shell officials in Davos this week.
3.) More from the World Economic Forum – Despite the European Central Bank talking about positive signs in the market, American Economist Barry Eichengreen warned that the debt crisis could easily become a problem again this year if Europe doesn’t solve underlying problems. European economic crisis would of course have consequences for the rest of the world as well.