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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
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US – China Agreement could significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions

 US – China Agreement to cut super greenhouse gases opens door to climate mitigation to 2020 GLOBE-Net, June 17, 2013 – The US – China Agreement to use the Montreal Protocol to cut super greenhouse gases signed by U.S. President Obama and China’s President...
Posted On 17 Jun 2013

Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development – New OECD Report

 With 7 billion people in the world today and more than 9 billion anticipated by 2050, we must invest in development that will meet the growing demands for food, water and energy.  GLOBE-Net, June 11, 2013 – With 7 billion people in the world today and more than 9 billion...
Posted On 11 Jun 2013

Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map

 IEA report shows how to stop growth in energy-related emissions by 2020 at no net economic cost GLOBE-Net, June 10, 2013 – Warning that the world is not on track to limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has urged...
Posted On 10 Jun 2013

World Environment Day

 Today is World Environment Day, and hundreds of thousands of people are gearing up across the globe to take part in what has become one of the biggest and most widely celebrated days for positive environmental action. GLOBE-Net, June 5, 2013 – Today is World Environment...
Posted On 05 Jun 2013

Energy Poverty and Climate Change

 Global Tracking Framework says the world must do more if it is to ensure that all can benefit from modern, clean energy by 2030.  GLOBE-Net, June 3, 2013 – A new report published as part of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Initiative says that a population four...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

Global warming caused by CFCs, not carbon dioxide, study

 Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming not carbon dioxide –  University of Waterloo  GLOBE-Net, May 30, 2013 – Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming since the 1970s and not carbon dioxide, according to new research from the...
Posted On 30 May 2013

UN Climate Chief: Carbon is a ‘Second-Rate Asset’

 There is an urgent need for higher climate, finance and emissions reduction ambitions to speed up low carbon growth.   GLOBE-Net, May 30, 2013 – Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, said there is an urgent...
Posted On 30 May 2013