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

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