Turning Point Reached in Municipal Sustainable Purchasing in Canada

GLOBE-Net, April 18, 2013 – Sustainable purchasing is gaining ground in the Canadian municipal sector as municipalities pursue their contributions to existing ‘green’ objectives, such as zero waste and climate neutrality, and new corporate concerns such as risk...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013

An On-going Crisis: Rising Global Food Prices

GLOBE-Net, April 18, 2013 – Food prices are rising, and will rise even further. So says the Worldwatch’s latest Vital Signs Online Trend Report. Rising food prices are due to a complex set of factors: climate change resulting in poor harvests; increasing biofuel...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013

Global Investments in Clean Energy Have Stalled, Says IEA Report

GLOBE-Net, April 18, 2013 – The rapid expansion of renewable technologies is one of the few bright spots in an otherwise bleak assessment of global progress towards low-carbon energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its latest annual report to the Clean Energy...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013