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→  April 28, 2013

Hilton Worldwide extends Carbon Offset Program in Southeast Asia Details Category: Hotel Created on Friday, 26 April 2013 09:55 Over 4,500 tonnes of carbon emissions from meetings and events offset in the first six months Hilton Worldwide has announced the extension of its Carbon Offset Program in Southeast Asia with the inclusion of Conrad Bali […]

→  April 28, 2013

The mother of a man on trial for drugs offences in Dubai has described the alleged electric shocks and beatings he suffered at the hands of police, after he was arrested with two other Britons. Grant Cameron, 25, was detained along with Suneet Jeerh, 25, and Karl Williams, 26, while they were out in the […]

→  April 28, 2013

A fire has broken out at the scene of a building collapse in Bangladesh, forcing rescuers to halt their search for survivors. The blaze started because of sparks generated as rescuers tried to cut through a steel rod to reach a woman, officials said. The AFP news agency reported the woman died in fire. The country’s […]

→  April 27, 2013

Recent news headlines are proclaiming trouble in carbon markets. Questions are being raised about the world’s global system of carbon trading, the United Nations’ backed Clean Development Mechanism, due to the lack of firm guarantees by governments to support the system beyond this year. And the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme, the oldest and largest carbon […]