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New Zealand spot carbon price sticks in range

WELLINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – New Zealand carbon prices continued to trade in a narrow range over the previous week, with market cautious a month out from its first surrender deadline, but demand is seen slowly building.

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  • Published: May 3rd, 2011
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Gas company to offer business incentives to offset carbon

ATLANTA Gas South today announced it has begun offering a voluntary carbon offset program to its commercial and governmental customers through the Valley Wood Carbon Sequestration Project. Valley Wood was established in 2008 to preserve timberlands in rural Georgia for carbon sequestration; the project’s offsets are provided by Verus Carbon Neutral and are certified by the CCX Registry of Chicago.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2011
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Gas South launches carbon offset program

Gas South LLC has begun offering its business and governmental customers a chance to take part in a voluntary carbon offset program, the Atlanta-based utility announced recently.

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South Pole Carbon Named As Best Project Developer In Environmental Finance

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EcomNets Announces Earth Day 2011 Release of CliMetrics Carbon Management Software (CCM)

EcomNets Announces Earth Day 2011 Release of CliMetrics Carbon Management Software (CCM)

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School District No. 33 reducing its carbon footprint

The Chilliwack school district’s carbon footprint is shrinking, but it will still pay for carbon offsets this year.

According to a recently completed Carbon Neutral Action Report (CNAR), the district’s gas bills and hydro bills dropped by $102,053 and $150,113, respectively, from 2009 to 2010.

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New Zealand spot carbon price slips

(Reuters) – New Zealand carbon prices drifted lower over the previous week, pressured by a weaker exchange rate and faltering prices for U.N. carbon offsets.

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School deceived by carbon neutral scheme

A SYDNEY school thought to have become the first in the world to go ”carbon neutral” by saving a Malaysian rainforest from logging appears to have been deceived by carbon offset company shift2neutral.

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  • Published: Apr 18th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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Carbon Footprint Companies Plan Merger

Playa del Reys Planet Positive International LLC, which provides corporate environmental accreditation programs, has signed a letter of intent to merge with Green Globe International Inc.

Green Globe, based in the Riverside County city of San Jacinto, on Wednesday said that if due diligence is successful, Green Globe will acquire 100 percent of Planet Positive in a stock transaction, with Planet Positive becoming the surviving entity…

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Avantair Offsets More Than 13 Million Pounds of Carbon Emissions

CLEARWATER, Fla., April 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avantair, Inc., (OTCBB:AAIR), the only publicly traded stand-alone private aircraft operator and the leader of fractional aircraft ownership in the light jet cabin category, has announced that in honor of Earth Day, it will once again offset flight hours of carbon emissions for all new fractional owners as well as Edge Card and Axis Lease with TerraPass, the leading originator and retailer of greenhouse gas reduction offsets.

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You Can ‘Love the Earth’ Before Earth Day and Reduce Carbon by 40 Million Pounds

TerraPass, a carbon offset management service, launched it’s “Love the Earth” challenge and wants to reduce carbon dioxide 40 million pounds by Earth Day with your help!

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Carbon offsets: Does it matter to you whether parties buy them for campaigns?

The Conservatives are the only party not buying offsets for the carbon footprint of their leader’s tour during the federal election campaign.

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Simply Soaps Demonstrates How Manufacturing Can Offset a Carbon Footprint

Simply Soaps, the organic skincare manufacturer that demonstrates how to offset a carbon footprint, has joined Juniper Innovations in supporting the Supply Chain Carbon Councils project to reduce carbon emissions.

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Leader in Green Real Estate, Verdigris Group Expands Carbon Neutral Operations to Include

Verdigris Group, the highly-progressive Real Estate Development and Services Company, expands their Corporate Sustainability Program to include watershed restoration and reforestation efforts in addition to their ongoing investments in solar and wind project development.

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New Zealand spot carbon price flat, off highs

(Reuters) – New Zealand carbon prices inched higher over the previous week, but volume was weak as emitters were seen having largely met their 2010 needs and sellers held onto their units.

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Carbon offset deal could be first of many

An Australian company is to plant one million pine trees near Gisborne after winning an $11 million contract from an energy company to help offset its carbon liabilities.

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  • Published: Apr 5th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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Fox News is Not Carbon Neutral, No Matter What Rupert Murdoch Says

I realize that this mini-controversy has largely come and gone — the one in which Rupert Murdoch, the CEO of Fox News’ parent company News Corp, declared it ‘carbon neutral’ — but there are still reports popping up praising the company’s ‘green’ efforts even now, months later. I just wanted to quickly clear the air here: so as long as it is responsible for Fox News (and a host of other climate-denial spouting publications), News Corp cannot call itself carbon neutral. Period.

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Just How Big is Your Footprint?; MXenergy Helps People Calculate Their Carbon Footprint

(Source: PrimeNewswire)trackingSTAMFORD, Conn., March 28, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Do you walk, drive, or take the bus to work? Wash your clothes in cold or warm water? Buy your fruit imported from Brazil or from your local farmer’s market? The answer to each one of these questions is an important factor in determining each individual’s impact on the environment.

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School district pays for carbon neutrality

For first year, the Coast Mountains School District has purchased carbon offsets as a part of the province’s move towards lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

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Greens see red over carbon offset sales

Farmers and landowners could be able to sell carbon offsets from native forest protection, tree planting and improved farming practices to companies as part of

Labor’s carbon scheme.

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Qantas and Jestar carbon neutralize

Qantas and Jetstar have achieved carbon neutral certification for their carbon offset programs under the Australian Governments new National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS), and are among the first to do so.

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Fridges in Mexico restaurant hold key to UN’s carbon emissions targets

A small restaurant chain in Mexico city is about to play a pioneering role in a UN scheme to reduce carbon emissions at grass roots level.

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Govt downplaying forest carbon offsets, expert says

Australia will cut its carbon emissions by at least 20 million tonnes a year through offsets created by new national parks in just two states, a leading expert says.

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Australia plans to tax carbon first and trade later

Australia could phase in an emissions trading system by launching a tax that would later convert into a floating price, according to a cross-party proposal on Thursday.

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U.N. panel eyes ways to expand and speed carbon offsets

(Reuters) – A United Nations panel will discuss this week ways to give poor countries better access to clean energy projects and clear a backlog of applications for carbon offsets, members said in a webcast on Monday.

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