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→  July 28, 2012

<!– –> Tweet B.C. municipalities are required to be carbon neutral as of this year, and since it is “physically impossible” for Parksville not to produce any greenhouse gases to meet the provincial mandate, they are looking at carbon offset options. Under the Climate Action Charter municipalities can buy carbon offsets with the Pacific Carbon […]

→  July 27, 2012

LONDON | Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:41am EDT LONDON (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the SP 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 rising 0.2 to 0.4 percent. European shares offered support with a second consecutive rise due to renewed hopes […]

→  July 27, 2012

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — For the first time, ASAE is partnering with American Forests to plant a tree for every person who attends the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting Exposition, August 11-14. This effort, part of American Forests’ new Meeting ReLeaf program, will offset the carbon footprint of the meeting and augment ASAE’s broader […]

→  July 27, 2012

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 25, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has announced the validation of Peru’s first Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) carbon offset project. The project will use revenue generated from the sale of carbon credits to prevent illegal deforestation on 290,695 hectares of Peruvian rainforest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120406/MM83171LOGO-a) The Madre […]

→  July 27, 2012

Olympics: Drive For £1bn Investment Updated: 12:04pm UK, Thursday 26 July 2012 By Jason Farrell, Sky News Correspondent The biggest ever drive to attract investment in Britain has been launched by David Cameron as bosses flock to London for the Olympic Games. A day after shock figures confirmed Britain is in the longest double-dip recession […]

→  July 27, 2012

Mental Gymnastics: Try Our Olympic Trivia Test Updated: 6:04pm UK, Wednesday 25 July 2012 1 – Which is taller, Nelson’s Column or the Olympic Stadium? Standing at around 60 metres tall, the Olympic Stadium is three metres taller than Nelson’s column. 2 – Which Olympic Games was the first to hand out Gold, Silver and […]

→  July 26, 2012

And here’s how popular he has made himself over the decades of service on the surface. When the name of every other member of the GB team was announced to the crowd, their club affiliation seasoned how they were greeted. Craig Bellamy, Micah Richards, Daniel Sturridge, coach Stuart Pearce all had their welcomes peppered with […]

→  July 26, 2012

PARIS | Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:22am EDT PARIS (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the SP 500 down 0.49 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.32 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.53 percent at 05.07 a.m. EDT. European shares and the euro […]

→  July 26, 2012

The 2012 Olympics kick off on July 27, and BP is providing attendees with its vision for “Fueling the Future.” As the official oil and gas partner of London 2012, BP is providing advanced fuels and lubricants for the official fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles at the games.  As part of the sponsorship, three […]

→  July 26, 2012

South Korea is asking its largest emitters to make cuts at home before giving them credit for overseas spending to reduce greenhouse gases. The nation, which agreed earlier this year to start a cap- and-trade system in 2015 to rein in the fastest-growing emissions in the developed world, won’t allow so-called global offsets until after […]