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<!– –> Tweet School District 5 (SD5) is expected to pay out close to $80,000 in carbon offsets to the Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT) in order to comply with the government’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act. The amount is similar to what the school board paid last year. Under the act, school districts are required […]

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A man has admitted making threats to kill Prince Harry, Scotland Yard has confirmed. Ashraf Islam, 30, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to the offence at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on May 25 and is being held in custody awaiting sentencing. He was arrested after attending Hounslow police station in west London on May 23 […]

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Thousands of people flooded Istanbul’s main square after police withdrew following one of the largest demonstrations against Turkey’s Islamist-rooted government. Amnesty International said there had been two deaths, with Western allies including Britain and the US calling on the Turkish government to show restraint. Taksim Square has become the epicentre of demonstrations that have left […]

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If human activities contribute to climate change, what can humans do to manage their impact on the environment? That was the central agenda for the inaugural symposium on REDD+ and climate change held last month by Wildlife Works and CSRwire. The event focused on helping corporate executives understand the critical issue of deforestation and how […]

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Voluntary demand for carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, when buyers committed more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Private sector buyers flocked to offsets earned by planting trees, saving tropical forests, or distributing clean cookstoves in the developing world, according to this year’s “State of the Voluntary Carbon […]

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Jamie Reynolds, 22, will appear before magistrates in Telford, Shropshire, charged with the murder of Georgia Williams, who went missing on Sunday. On Friday night police revealed they had found the body of a young female in woodland on the Nant-y-Garth pass near Wrexham, north Wales. West Mercia Police said the body had not been […]

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Oklahoma police officers have said a mother and baby were among five killed after a tornado struck a highway near Oklahoma City. Highway Patrol trooper Betsey Randolph said officers found the bodies near a vehicle along Interstate 40 between El Reno and Yukon. The tornado hit during evening rush hour, smashing vehicles along a major […]