Coastal cities to pay high price for climate change

Global flood damage could cost cities US$1 trillion per year,
Posted On 19 Aug 2013
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Sea levels to rise 2 meters with each degree of global warming

Each degree of global warming is likely to raise sea level by more than 2 meters in the future.
Posted On 19 Aug 2013
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The New Climate Normal – Hot and Getting Hotter

Worldwide, 2012 was among the 10 warmest years on record according to the 2012 State of the Climate report released by the American Meteorological Society
Posted On 13 Aug 2013
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How Resilient is Your City?

Cities are growing rapidly, and they are largely unprepared to withstand and bounce back from natural and man-made shocks and stresses.
Posted On 13 Aug 2013
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China Outpacing Rest of World in Natural Resource Use

GLOBE-Net, August 8, 2013 – China has surged ahead of the rest of the world in material consumption, creating intense environmental pressures, but the country also remains among the most successful in improving resource efficiency, according to a new report released by the...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013
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Improving the flows of energy and materials in cities

GLOBE-Net, June 27, 2013 – A new tool to help planners choose urban designs that positively influence flows of energy, carbon, water and pollutants in cities is presented in a recent study. It is designed to integrate scientific knowledge into the planning process and...
Posted On 27 Jun 2013
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Warmer World Will Keep Millions of People Trapped in Poverty, Says New Report

Regular food shortages, shifting rain patterns, flooding, reduced fish stocks and  violent storms are some of the likely impacts of global warming says the World Bank.                                        GLOBE-Net, June 19, 2013 – Regular food shortages in Sub-Saharan...
Posted On 19 Jun 2013

New Initiative for Building Lower Carbon Cities – Lafarge Acts

  GLOBE-Net, May 3, 2013 – Lafarge Canada Inc, Natural Resources Canada, the Queen’s Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy and Carbon Management Canada have announced plans to join forces and are investing more than $8 million to develop innovative...
Posted On 03 May 2013