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New Carbon Finance’s Voluntary Carbon Index (VCI), Jan-Feb 2009

| Sourced From New Carbon Finance |

The downward trend of voluntary carbon prices and transacted volumes during January and February indicates that the global economic recession has now also spread to the voluntary carbon market. Our New Carbon Finance Voluntary Carbon Index (VCI), which tracks over-the-counter (OTC) transactions on the wholesale market, decreased by 29% from Nov/Dec price levels (from $7.3/tCO2e to $5.2/t), and by 38% from its peak in July/Aug (from $8.4/t to $5.2/t). The economic recession has also impacted trading activity as transacted volumes tracked by the VCI decreased by almost 70% since Nov/Dec (from 2.7Mt to 0.9Mt).

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S&P’s new low carbon index

| Sourced From MNN |

Today, the S&P 500 Index closed down one percent to 676.53.

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Global Carbon Trading Index, Funds Sink

| Sourced From Seeking Alpha |

The ETF Innovators Global Carbon Trading Index tracks the performance of 20 companies (summarized in accompanying table) from a starting value of 21,687 on 1/19/09 which are involved in a variety of green business activities, including the following:

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Dow Jones and CCX Launch Emissions Indexes

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