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Carbon tax to crush aluminium →  February 13, 2012

Carbon tax to crush aluminium The federal government has flagged an all-out effort to save aluminium jobs from the high dollar and the carbon tax even though Treasury modelling shows Labor’s emissions-reduction policy plans to slice the industry in half by 2050 anyway. The Fin Stricken Labor must try fresh tack, says Hawke Former prime […]

Carbon tax to crush aluminium →  February 13, 2012

Carbon tax to crush aluminium The federal government has flagged an all-out effort to save aluminium jobs from the high dollar and the carbon tax even though Treasury modelling shows Labor’s emissions-reduction policy plans to slice the industry in half by 2050 anyway. The Fin Stricken Labor must try fresh tack, says Hawke Former prime […]

Ethiopian Airlines to Carry Carbon Emission Charges – 2merkato →  February 13, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia’s flag carrier, will not introduce additional fees on tickets of passengers to and from Europe to offset the European Union carbon emission costs levied on all airlines operating in Europe as part of the European Emission Trading Scheme according to a statement. The airline is in the process of modernizing its fleet […]

Awards Shows Remember Whitney Houston →  February 13, 2012

Stars at the Grammy Awards in the US and the Baftas in London have paid tribute to singer Whitney Houston after she was found dead in her hotel room. The Grammys went ahead as planned with a “respectful” tribute to the 48-year-old, one of the most successful recording artists of all time. “The show must […]

‘Prescription Drugs Found In Whitney’s Room’ →  February 13, 2012

Whitney Houston was found dead in the bath of her Beverly Hills hotel room, it has been confirmed – but reports in the US suggest she may have taken an overdose of prescription drugs and did not drown. Deputy LA coroner Ed Winter said the post-mortem examination on the singer’s body had been completed but […]

Phil Mickelson upstages Tiger Woods to seal victory at Pebble Beach →  February 13, 2012

It was the 30th time the two US golfing giants have gone head-to-head, with Mickelson now 5-0 against Woods in their last five meetings in a final round. Overall they are even at 13-13-4 in head-to-head contests. Woods worked hard all week to get himself into contention then had another chance yesterday where he could […]

Bulls will not be tamed by weak profits →  February 12, 2012

By Angela Moon NEW YORK | Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:16am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Despite a mediocre earnings season and signs of an overbought market, Wall Street bulls are likely to remain in control this week. So far in this earnings season, 352 companies in the SP 500 have reported results, of which […]

Editorial: Is this just a con job? →  February 12, 2012

OPINION: WHEN the Emissions Trading Scheme kicks in next year it’s going to cost us more to dump rubbish. The Timaru District Council will have to buy carbon credits to offset the carbon emissions the rubbish produces. The reaction of many to this will be … unprintable. Because it sounds like a con job. And […]

Cash in on carbon: Timber firms can harvest profits from greenhouse gas initiative – Record →  February 12, 2012

Photo by Greg Barnette Elli Adcock, 20 months, admires a mounted steinbok, a small antelope that lives in Africa. The display was in the Sensory Safari Trailer presented by the Redding chapter of Safari Club International at the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference in Anderson. ANDERSON — California’s call to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 […]

‘Incomparable’: Tributes Pour In For Whitney →  February 12, 2012

To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 11:25am UK, Sunday February 12, 2012 Simon Cowell has led the entertainment industry’s tributes to singer Whitney Houston just hours after she was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel room. The 48-year-old singer […]

Whitney Houston Dies In LA Hotel Room →  February 12, 2012

To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 11:27am UK, Sunday February 12, 2012 The entertainment industry is in mourning after award-winning music legend Whitney Houston was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel room on the eve of the Grammys. The […]