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

Plan ‘B’ For Reducing Carbon Emissions From the NRDC

  GLOBE-Net, January 11, 2013 – Climate and energy experts at US-based Natural Resouces Defense Council (NRDC) have put forward an innovative proposal that could help the new Obama Administration to create jobs, grow the economy, and curb climate change. NRDC proposes...
Posted On 11 Jan 2013

Is natural Capital a Material Issue?

  GLOBE-Net, November 13, 2012 – A new collaborative report explores the preparedness of the accounting profession to respond to declining natural capital. The report aimed at Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), accountancy professionals and business leaders – as...
Posted On 13 Nov 2012

Beyond City Limits – Planetary Stewardship in an Urbanizing World

  GLOBE-Net, November 13, 2012 – The sustainability of a city can no longer be considered in isolation from the sustainability of human and natural resources it uses from proximal or distant regions, or from the combined resource use and impacts of cities globally....
Posted On 13 Nov 2012

Newfoundland and Labrador Growing Opportunities through Climate Change Leadership

  GLOBE-Net, November 5, 2012 – As communities along the Atlantic seaboard pick up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy, many are asking questions about the underlying cause of this monster storm. While random weather events that happened to come together simultaneously...
Posted On 05 Nov 2012

Time for a Reality Check – A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, July 17, 2012 – Two highly topical energy-related issues have engaged Canadian environmental interests of late and are shaping governmental policies at both the national and provincial level. These are the role of natural gas as a transition fuel to a...
Posted On 17 Jul 2012

Rio+20 – Where to now? A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, June 27, 2012 – The Rio+20 Summit has come and gone, leaving many of the over 45,000 people that made the costly journey to Brazil wondering if it was worth the effort. Their concerns are justified. Rio+20 could have delivered so much more. While it should...
Posted On 27 Jun 2012

World Environment Day 2012 – It came and went. Has anything changed?

  A GLOBE-Net Editorial GLOBE-Net, June 6, 2012 – Events and celebrations took place around the world yesterday (June 5th) to mark the 29th World Environment Day. This year’s event was particularly significant as it took place virtually on the eve of Rio+20, a...
Posted On 06 Jun 2012