Celestial Green Ventures, the Irish company involved in carbon credit trading associated with a project in the Amazon forest, has said it believes it will win a dispute over the return of a €1.9 million deposit.
Rising seas and thawing permafrost caused by warmer global temperatures threaten US military bases and will change the way the US armed services defend the country, President Barack Obama said last night.
Manufacturing activity in Asia's top two economic powerhouses remained stuck in low gear in May, but an absence of inflation pressures suggested that authorities could inject yet more stimulus if needed.
China's Lenovo said revenue rose 20% in its past fiscal year, helped by its purchase of Motorola last year as the PC maker diversifies into the smartphone market, but net profit growth slowed to just 1%.
Many officials at the US Federal Reserve's April policy meeting believed it would be premature to raise interest rates in June and that a bump in inflation was being offset by a weaker labour market and softer data, according to minutes from the meeting released this evening.