Industrialized Nations’ Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Declining – But Slowly

  GLOBE-Net, April 26, 2013 (Reuters) – Industrialized nations’ greenhouse gas emissions dipped 0.7 percent in 2011, helped by a U.S. shift from high-polluting coal in power plants and by Europe’s economic slowdown, data compiled by Reuters. For many years...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013

Climate Change Means Bumpier Air Travel – New Challenge for Aviation

  GLOBE-Net, April 9, 2013 – Turbulence on transatlantic flights will become more frequent and severe by 2050 as carbon dioxide emissions rise, leading to longer journey times and increased fuel consumption, British scientists say in a new study. Turbulence can happen...
Posted On 09 Apr 2013

World Carbon Markets at a Turning Point According to Survey

The world's carbon markets are at a turning point according to the latest Thomson Reuters Point Carbon annual survey of carbon trading.
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

Understanding Climate Change – No Simple Answers

GLOBE-Net, April 4, 2013 – Understanding the intricate dynamics of climate change is not easy. Even reducing climate change to one simple metric such as average mean temperature, or number of extreme weather occurrences, leaves unanswered a host of nagging questions and a...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

Water and Food Security – Increasing Water-Use Efficiency in Agriculture

Water scarcity affects one in three people on Earth
Posted On 18 Mar 2013

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