Water and Agriculture in Canada: Towards Sustainable Management

  GLOBE-Net, March 5, 2013 – Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be...
Posted On 05 Mar 2013

Could global CO2 emissions drop to zero by 2100? Shell says Yes.

Shell has released two plausible scenarios on possible ways to reach near zero emissions by 2100.
Posted On 05 Mar 2013

Shadow pricing carbon in the energy sector

  GLOBE-Net, March 4, 2013 – Many large companies in the Canadian energy sector are incorporating a self-imposed internal carbon price into key business decision-making processes according to a new report by Sustainable Prosperity. This “shadow” carbon...
Posted On 04 Mar 2013

Water scarcity is major threat to food industry – Nestlé

  GLOBE-Net, February 25, 2013 – Nestlé Chief Executive Officer Paul Bulcke has used his keynote speech at the annual City Food Lecture in the United Kingdom to warn the food industry that water scarcity is one of the greatest threats it faces. In his speech,...
Posted On 25 Feb 2013

Climate and Clean Air Coalition One Year Old Today

In its first year the Coalition has been brilliant in developing a spirit of urgent optimism,
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Major climate threats to global supply chains identified

  GLOBE-Net, January 25, 2013 – Seventy percent of companies believe that climate change has the potential to affect their revenue significantly, a risk which is intensified by a chasm between the sustainable business practices of multinational corporations and their...
Posted On 25 Jan 2013

Public Funding Can Meet Climate Challenge, Says New Report

  GLOBE-Net, January 21, 2013 – Scaling up public sector funding by as little as US$ 36 billion in annual spending could unlock the private capital needed to close the green investment gap worldwide, leading to sustainable economic growth that attains global climate...
Posted On 21 Jan 2013

Global warming has increased heat records five fold

  GLOBE-Net, January 14, 2013 – Monthly temperature extremes have become much more frequent, as measurements from around the world indicate. On average, there are now five times as many record-breaking hot months worldwide than could be expected without long-term...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013