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→  October 13, 2012

<!– –> Tweet A Richmond-based airline is marking five years of flying the friendly skies carbon-neutral. Harbour Air became the first airline in North America to go completely carbon neutral in both flight services and corporate operations in 2007. Employees came up with the idea, and the now corporate policy keeps the environment at the […]

→  October 8, 2012

Compiled by the Government Communication and Information System Date: 08 Oct 2012 Title: SAA joins intl carbon offset programme ——————– Pretoria – South African Airways (SAA) has joined an internationally benchmarked and transparent carbon offset programme which will give passengers an opportunity to make voluntary contributions to offset the effects of climate change. “The environment, […]

→  October 7, 2012

      Industry-leading initiative reduces environmental impact of events at no cost to customers Hilton Worldwide today launched a carbon offset program for events and meetings held at select properties across Southeast Asia. At no cost to customers, Hilton Worldwide will measure carbon generated by all events at 11 of its properties in Malaysia, […]

→  September 25, 2012

Hundreds of homes have been evacuated and dozens of cars abandoned by drivers after widespread flooding across the UK. Flood warnings are in place across Britain as rivers burst their banks and forecasters say there is more bad weather to come. The North East has been worst affected, with towns such as Morpeth, Chester-le-Street, Stockton […]