Carbon Credits

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Name: Carbon Credits
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Preston men wanted in connection with 1.1bn international scam

Four Preston men are being investigated in Italy over an alleged £1.17bn tax scam.The men are part of a group of 38 people being investigated over defrauding the Italian state coffers out of more than a billion pounds in VAT.It is understood the probe ... [Published Lancashire Evening Post - 50 mins ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Chile announces Latin America’s first carbon tax

The President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, has endorsed new environmental legislation that will make the country the first in Latin America to have a carbon tax.The tax will be targeted at companies that utilise a larger or a capacity equal to 50 megawatts ... [Published Climate Action - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Carbon Tax, Jalapeño, Taxes
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Midday Update: Fulton Hogan boosts earnings 43%, cuts costs to offset declining Oz sales

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Fulton Hogan, the privately held construction firm, lifted annual earnings 43 percent as it cut costs in the face of falling Australian revenue, and is looking to grow its water, rail and airport units.Net profit rose to $138.2 ... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Water reform diverted to PC

Australia's progress in achieving water reform is to be monitored by the Productivity Commission.The decision brings to an end the role of the National Water Commission (NWC), which will be wound up.Making the announcement, Parliamentary Secretary for ... [Published PSNews - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

News24.com | How green is your web surfing?

Andreas Wilson-SpäthDid you think about the carbon emissions you’ve just caused by clicking on the link to read this article, for instance? When writing it, did I consider whether doing so could have more negative than positive effects on climate cha ... [Published News24 - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

European Union to Finance Rwanda's Clean Energy Projects

NewYork, Sept 26 ,2014: According to the new agreements made by the Rwandan Government with the European Union(EU) ,the latter finances Rwanda's clean energy projects to develop sustainable sources of energy to maintain the country's rapid growth. Rwandan ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

Rural Equities in $NZ5m dairy conversion

RURAL Equities has sold its carbon credits and halved its stake in an Australian agricultural company to fund the dairy conversion of an Ashburton farm and reduce debt. THE Hastings-based farming group majority-owned by the Cushing family, gained $NZ250,000 ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

Chile becomes first to tax carbon in South America

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet enacted new environmental tax legislation on Friday making his nation the first in South America to tax carbon dioxide emissions.Part of a broad tax reform, Chile’s carbon tax will target the power sector, particularly ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 27 2014]
Entities: Carbon, Taxes, Jalapeño
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Delhi Metro makes a profit by reducing its carbon footprint

Carbon credits are like shares that are sold in the international market with a view to mitigate the growth in concentrations of greenhouse gases.After earning carbon credits through regenerative braking, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is now ... [Published Indian Express - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Four men jailed in carbon credits theft conspiracy

Three Preston men have been jailed for their parts in a multimillion pound carbon credit theft that shut down the European carbon trading market for a week, costing millions.Father-of-three Hanif Patel, 53, of Elgin Street, Deepdale, who was the director ... [Published Lancashire Evening Post - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Carbon neutrality won't solve everything, environmentalists say

Taking center stage at the U.N. Climate Summit on Tuesday, President Luis Guillermo Solís reaffirmed Costa Rica’s goal to become the world’s first carbon-neutral country by 2021. But while environmentalists applauded the president’s bold stance on changes ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Indigenous station waits for clarity on federal carbon credits scheme

The Federal Government is trying to provide reassurance to organisations selling carbon credits, that there is a future for their operations.Fish River Station was the first indigenous-owned property to sell such credits under the former Labor Government ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 25 2014]

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...has struggled to meet the EPA air quality standard, only falling below the bar last April, thanks in part to industry cooperation, Amoroso says. "What you've seen in the major industries, [companies are] putting in equipment to make their operations cleaner. Even tugboats on the Mississippi River have tried to lower emissions" says Amoroso, who notes in an agenda item request that Baton Rouge has lowered its air pollution from more than 110 ppb in the 1970s to somewhere between...
DMCii Managing Director, Dave Hodgson, says: "We are committed to enabling better monitoring of global change from space. Together with a great team we've made big steps in pushing forward real products that can be applied to monitoring and measuring land carbon with commercial and national satellites."
"The company will have a gross nameplate NGL fractionation capacity of 755,000bpd at Mont Belvieu, with a total gross capacity of approximately 1.2 million bpd."
"Yet, the escalating destruction and degradation of mangroves - driven by land conversion for aquaculture and agriculture, coastal development, and pollution - is occurring at an alarming rate, with over a quarter of the earth's original mangrove cover now lost. This has potentially devastating effects on biodiversity, food security and the livelihoods of some of the most marginalized coastal communities in developing countries where more than 90 per cent of the world's mangroves are found."

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Mission Swachch Bharat: Move towards zero waste [Published DNA India - 9 hours ago]
Amoroso wants council to oppose stricter EPA ai... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - 9 hours ago]
Enterprise to add another fractionator at Mont ... [Published LP Gas Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
UN:Rapid mangrove loss costing $ billions [Published Cayman News Service - Sep 30 2014]
New Forest Land Classification Data Set Launched [Published Space Daily - Sep 30 2014]
Enterprise Products to add ninth NGL fractionat... [Published Chemicals Technology - Sep 30 2014]
Chile announces Latin America’s first carbon tax [Published Climate Action - Sep 30 2014]
Enterprise Products to build new NGL fractionat... [Published BIC Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
World: The Importance of Mangroves: A Call to A... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
The 2014 Global Legal Awards Winners [Published American Lawyer.com - Sep 29 2014]
Water reform diverted to PC [Published PSNews - Sep 29 2014]
Garry Cook: on fire in the north [Published ECOS Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
News24.com | How green is your web surfing? [Published News24 - Sep 29 2014]
European Union to Finance Rwanda's Clean Energy... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
Rural Equities in $NZ5m dairy conversion [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 29 2014]
Rural Equities in $NZ5m dairy conversion [Published Gold Coast Bulletin - Sep 29 2014]
Savanna burns reduce emissions by half a millio... [Published ABC Online - Sep 29 2014]
Rural Equities to fund Ashburton dairy conversion [Published 3 News - Sep 29 2014]
Midday Update: Fulton Hogan boosts earnings 43%... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Sep 29 2014]
Rural Equities in $5m dairy conversion [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 29 2014]
Rural Equities divests carbon credits, halves T... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Sep 28 2014]
Longtime judicial assistant recalls different e... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Sep 28 2014]
Rural Equities raises $6.3m [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 28 2014]
World’s precious brown gold [Published Millennium Post - Sep 28 2014]
Chile becomes first to tax carbon in South America [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 27 2014]
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World: The Importance of Mangroves: A Call to A... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
Source: UN Environment ProgrammeCountry: World Destruction of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Costs up to US$42 billion in Economic Damages Annually - UNEP Report Globally Coordinated Action and Policy Interventions Required to Stem Loss of One of the Planet’s ...
Al Gore has lost so much weight that he makes a... [Published Michelle Malkin - Sep 23 2014]
**Written by Doug Powers Al Gore attended the “People’s Climate March” in NYC on Sunday and marchers used the harnessed power of his hypocrisy to inflate the “carbon bubble.” I joked that Gore arrived by bicycle , but it turns out he was brought ...
Trio of Colleges Have Committed to Carbon Reduc... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 22 2014]
As college campuses get up-and-running, now is a good time to share what some students and employees are doing to make their schools more energy efficient. SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION: Over the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing stories of ...
World View: Yemen's Iran-Backed Houthi Rebels O... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 22 2014]
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels occupy Sanaa, then sign peace agreement Israeli-Hamas peace talks to resume in Cairo on Tuesday New climate change circus in progress Yemen's Iran-backed ...
DoT may soon order solar-powered tower deployme... [Published Panchabuta-Renewable Energy & Cleantech in India - Sep 17 2014]
According to reports, the telecom department (DoT) will shortly mandate deployment of solar powered towers to boost mobile coverage in the Northeast, especially in mountainous regions close to the Chinese border. DoT’s plans to explore alternate energy ...
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Carbon Credits Sale, Spin-off, Upcoming Events,... [Published Financial Services - Aug 07 2014]
Swordfish Financial, Inc. Purchases 1.5m Carbon... [Published Financial Services - Apr 30 2014]
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