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The B.C. auditor-general is examining the controversial carbon trading system the provincial government has used to declare its public sector carbon neutral. The audit will determine whether the B.C. government has achieved that goal, and also determine whether the greenhouse gas reductions (called carbon offsets) the province purchased to become carbon neutral were “credible,â€� according […]

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QUITO, ECUADOR–(Marketwire – June 28, 2012) – BluForest Inc. (OTCBB: BLUF) (OTCQB: BLUF) BluForest Inc. today announced that it has acquired 30,000 hectares of native forest in the province of Esmaraldas in Ecuador. The lands, appraised at an overall value of approximately US $180 Million Dollars, will bring BluForest’s total land holdings to 135,000 hectares of […]

→  June 29, 2012

By Mark Kleinman, City editor The City grandee who led a review of corporate governance at Britain’s banks in the aftermath of the financial crisis is being touted to oversee a probe of the ‘wild west’ culture at Barclays’ investment bank, I have learnt. People close to Sir David Walker, one of the financial sector’s […]

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Bob Diamond Writes To Andrew Tyrie MP Updated: 11:19pm UK, Thursday 28 June 2012 The Barclays boss sends a letter to the head of the Treasury Select Committee, revealing how he “looks forward” to appearing before MPs to explain his bank’s behaviour. Mr Andrew Tyrie MP Chairman, Treasury Select Committee 7 Millbank House of Commons […]