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Stock futures signal slightly lower Wall Street open →  July 30, 2012

LONDON | Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:20am EDT LONDON (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the SP 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 down 0.1-0.3 percent. Chevron Corp (CVX.N) plans to invest $2 billion to develop its Lianzi oilfield straddling the […]

Stock futures signal slightly lower Wall Street open →  July 30, 2012

LONDON | Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:20am EDT LONDON (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the SP 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 down 0.1-0.3 percent. Chevron Corp (CVX.N) plans to invest $2 billion to develop its Lianzi oilfield straddling the […]

South Korea seeking Co2 cuts at home before allowing offsets – eco →  July 30, 2012

South Korea is asking its largest emitters to make cuts at home before giving them credit for overseas spending to reduce greenhouse gases. The nation, which agreed earlier this year to start a cap- and-trade system in 2015 to rein in the fastest-growing emissions in the developed world, won’t allow so-called global offsets until after 2020, according […]

Why Saving Marshes Might Save Civilization →  July 30, 2012

Login/Register Footprints in the Air: The Interactive BC Carbon Map A Tyee Solutions Society visualization and series. Great Bear Forest to Be Massive Carbon Offset Project How eight coastal First Nations will harvest money from trees without saws. BC’s Strange Business of Carbon Offsets Hospitals and schools must pay the Pacific Carbon Trust, but what […]

Olympics: Visa Card Payments Crash At Wembley →  July 30, 2012

Many football fans attending Team GB’s match against the United Arab Emirates at Wembley were left hungry and thirsty after tills stopped accepting card payments. Spectators were told that they could not use Visa – the only credit or debit cards permitted because of their status as an official partner of the Olympics – and […]

Team GB Aims To Add To Olympics Medal Haul →  July 30, 2012

Team GB will be hoping to add more medals on day three of the Olympic Games after cyclist Lizzie Armitstead won silver in the road race and swimmer Rebecca Adlington finished third in the 400-metres freestyle. Divers Tom Daley and Pete Waterfield will compete in the synchronised 10m platform final while Team GB’s gymnasts will […]

London 2012 Olympics: Spain crash out of Olympics after Honduras loss →  July 29, 2012

The South Americans had scored with their first attack, the magnificent Roger Espinoza sending over a cross for Jerry Bengston to head past David de Gea. Chelsea’s Juan Mata missed three good chances before half-time and some pushing and shoving as the teams headed off betrayed Spain’s growing unease. They were fortunate not to fall […]

Greek leaders agree bulk of austerity cuts: source →  July 29, 2012

By Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS | Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:49am EDT ATHENS (Reuters) – Political leaders in Greece have agreed on most of the austerity measures demanded by its creditors and are now eyeing pension and wage cuts to find the final 1.5 billion euros of savings still needed, a source close to the talks […]

BP to showcase biofuel, offer biomass carbon offsets at Olympics →  July 29, 2012

The 2012 Olympics kick off on July 27, and BP is providing attendees with its vision for “Fueling the Future.” As the official oil and gas partner of London 2012, BP is providing advanced fuels and lubricants for the official fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles at the games.  As part of the sponsorship, three […]

Peru Gets First Validated Redd Carbon Offset Project →  July 29, 2012

July 26, 2012 17:01 PM Peru Gets First Validated Redd Carbon Offset Project LIMA, July 26 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANDINA) — Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has announced the validation of Peru’s first Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) carbon offset project. The project will use revenue generated from the sale of carbon credits to prevent illegal […]

Olympics: Police Clamp Down On Games Touts →  July 29, 2012

Police seeking to prevent ticket touting at the Olympics have made 16 arrests in the past two days. Five people were held on suspicion of ticket touting on Friday, just hours before the opening ceremony. Of these, a 57-year-old German and a 30-year-old Slovakian woman were charged with ticket touting, Scotland Yard said. Officers made […]