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'Offsetting' Campaign To Save Forests To Be Announced At Rio+20

Five major corporations will join the emergency campaign to save the world's threatened forests by pledging to buy REDD multimillion dollar credits from projects protecting threatened forests around the world, the campaign announced Tuesday at the U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development, commonly known as Rio+20.
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What's Next For France In Afghanistan?

France's new president Francois Hollande made an unannounced first visit to Kabul on Friday, where he declared that it's time for a sovereign Afghanistan.
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Goldfield Revenue Doubles, Stock Surges

The Goldfield Corporation (NYSE Amex: GV), the U.S. southeast electric construction company, said Friday revenue nearly doubled in the quarter ended March 31 as construction activity increased.
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Chinese Cities Major Contributors To Carbon Footprint: World Bank

China must follow a low-carbon growth path to reduce carbon emissions, which are believed to be highest among several cities in the country, the World Bank said on Thursday.Shanghai, Beijin and Tianjin are amongst the cities accounting for around 70 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions which is set to increase as china's population climbs to another 350 million in the next couple of decades, the international financial group said in a report.


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