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→  October 22, 2013

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Starting on October 17th, Bank2 went into operation, which is the first carbon bank in Costa Rica that buys and sells carbon credits. Individuals or companies can buy these bonds in order to offset their emissions of greenhouse gases. If they purchase more carbon offsets than they emit, they […]

→  October 22, 2013

A Roma couple have been formally charged with abducting a mystery blonde-haired, blue-eyed girl in Greece. The pair, named in local papers as Hristos Salis, 39, and Eleftheria Dimopoulou, 40, were escorted into the back of a courthouse in Larissa from a police van. Their friends and family waited at the front of the building […]

→  October 22, 2013

By Alex Crawford, Special Correspondent The British terror suspect sought by police following the Nairobi shopping mall massacre wrote a poem in praise of Osama bin Laden in which she warned that al Qaeda is “stronger and fiercer” than ever, Sky News can reveal. Samantha Lewthwaite – known as the “White Widow” – pledged to […]

→  October 21, 2013

NEW YORK | Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:41am EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were little changed in light trading on Monday following a record closing high on the SP 500 last week, as a week full of economic data and key corporate earnings gets under way. * The SP 500 closed […]

→  October 21, 2013

Firefighters are trying to tame an enormous bushfire in southeastern Australia which could merge with other blazes to create a “mega-fire” if weather conditions worsen. Crews have been battling fires that flared in high winds and searing heat across the state of New South Wales last week which destroyed 200 homes and left many others […]

→  October 21, 2013

A deal to build Britain’s first nuclear power plant in a generation is expected to be announced today. The Government has been negotiating with French-owned EDF Energy for more than a year over two new plants which will be built at Hinkley Point in Somerset. But ministers are now understood to have agreed on the […]

→  October 20, 2013

A relative of a Roma Gypsy couple accused of abducting a girl found in their care said the child was given to them and that she was well looked after. The youngster, known as Maria and aged about four, was found living in squalid conditions in a Roma camp near the central Greek town of […]

→  October 20, 2013

The Archbishop of Canterbury has launched a stinging attack on Britain’s energy firms, warning the latest round of price hikes seem to be “inexplicable”. Justin Welby insisted the so-called Big Six energy companies had an obligation to behave morally rather than to simply maximise profit. His intervention, published in an interview with the Mail on […]

→  October 19, 2013

<!– Cumulative J-VER Carbon Offset Amount for Disaster-Stricken Areas Reaches 10,000 t-CO2 –> Cumulative J-VER Carbon Offset Amount for Disaster-Stricken Areas Reaches 10,000 t-CO2 Posted on 18 October 2013. Tags: alternative energy news, carbon offset, co2, disaster areas, environmentally friendly communities, Great East Japan Earthquake, greenhouse gas emissions, low-carbon reconstruction, Nipponkoa Insurance, rebuilding 1000000 Tokyo, […]

→  October 19, 2013

A number of British Muslim figures say they have been offered police protection after a video purportedly released by the al Shabaab militant group threatened them for criticising jihadists. The video, posted online, was targeted at British Muslims who had spoken out following the murder of drummer Lee Rigby in May. Political commentator Mohammed Ansar, […]