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→  October 28, 2012

FULL TEXT The Conversation A recent decision by the executive board of the Clean Development Mechanism creates an incongruous Australian carbon pricing scheme. Companies will be able to offset some of their carbon emissions by financing coal-fired power stations in developing countries. The CDM is a prescription under the Kyoto protocol, the international agreement which […]

→  July 12, 2012

Updated July 12, 2012 12:39:22 Photo: Mark Sullivan expects ACTEW Water will be the first to meet the ACT Government’s reduction targets. (ABC News) Canberra water supplier ACTEW says it expects to be the first company to meet the ACT Government’s ambitious carbon emission reduction targets. The ACT Government wants to cut carbon emission levels […]

→  May 13, 2012

Not-for-profit organisation, Greenfleet, has successfully registered the FIRST Carbon Sequestration and Forestry Right and Forest Carbon Right on title under the Climate Change Act 2011 (VIC). In total, 122 ha of native revegetation is covered by the agreement, securing an anticipated 30,660 tonnes of CO2 equivalent in the next 20 years* and protecting the forest […]

Jake White will not be leaving ACT Brumbies for vacant England job, say Australian Super 15 club →  November 28, 2011

“He (White) called me into his office and said, I just want to clarify that I’m 100 per cent committed,” Fagan said. “He’s made it abundantly clear to us. I wasn’t concerned by the articles. “I see it more that we’ve got a World Cup-winning coach so, with his credentials, whenever there’s a vacant job, […]

→  October 18, 2011

BOONE—This year’s alternative Fall Break trips for 40 Appalachian State University students helped provide disaster relief in Alabama, repaired a lighthouse facility in South Carolina, worked at an Asheville food bank and served a rural community in West Virginia. Students also took steps to offset the carbon emissions generated through their trips by planting 130 […]