Largest Companies Not Reporting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

GLOBE-Net, May 2, 2013 – New research from the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), a climate change and finance think tank, shows that the level of public disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions among the world’s largest 800 companies is unacceptably poor....
Posted On 02 May 2013

China is Reaching Out for Help to Deal with Climate Change

  GLOBE-Net, April 30, 2013 – China has often been criticized for its high level of greenhouse gas emissions and its uneven record with respect to enforcing environmental standards and regulations. While there is much on the environmental agenda in China that can be...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013

Key Policy Issues to Watch For at the Bonn Climate Talks

   GLOBE-Net, April 30, 2013 – It’s been almost four months since the last UNFCCC negotiations in Doha, Qatar (COP 18). Countries  decided in Doha to finalize the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, wrap up a series of decisions on the Bali Action...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013

California-Quebec Cap-and-Trade Link is a Major Step Forward for Both Markets

  GLOBE-Net, April 26, 2013 – The decision this week by California’s Air Resources Board setting January 1, 2014 as the start date for the linking of California’s cap-and-trade program with that of Québec is a major step forward for both jurisdictions. The...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013

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