Ontario Closing Coal Plants Earlier Than Planned

The Ontario government has announced that the last coal plants in southern Ontario will shut down a year ahead of schedule.
Posted On 11 Jan 2013

Building on the Green Economy of New York State – The Plan

  GLOBE-Net, January 10, 2013 – The State of New York has launched a major initiative to attract jobs and economic growth by building on the core elements of the green economy and addressing climate related vulnerabilities made painfully evident during Hurricane Sandy....
Posted On 10 Jan 2013

A New Way Forward for Canadian Global Assistance

  GLOBE-Net, December 14, 2012 – Nine billion people. This will be the population of our planet by 2050, according to the United Nations, and it seems like a pretty fair bet given that we just welcomed the seven billionth person last fall. CropLife Canada and the Grain...
Posted On 14 Dec 2012

Declining Air Pollution Improves Life Expectancy finds Harvard Study

  GLOBE-Net, December 11, 2012 – A new study led by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found an association between reductions in fine particulate matter and improved life expectancy in 545 counties in the U.S. from 2000 to 2007. It is the...
Posted On 11 Dec 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

Three Key Sectors Driving Growth of B.C.’s Green Economy and Jobs

  GLOBE-Net, October 11, 2012 – Companies in three key sectors of British Columbia’s green economy have been successfully creating thousands of ‘green’ jobs by developing and selling innovative solutions, sustainable products, and clean technologies...
Posted On 11 Oct 2012

Biofuels Commercialization by Oil Majors

  GLOBE-Net, March 23, 2012 – At 30 billion gallons in 2011, the global biofuels industry has become big business. Although conventional biofuels derived from commodity crops account for the bulk of production today, a proliferation of national blending mandates have...
Posted On 23 Mar 2012

The GLOBE Series – Where to Now? A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, March 21, 2012 – GLOBE 2012 has just wrapped up and a key message we are hearing from all sources is that this year’s GLOBE Conference was exceptional in terms of the quality of the dialogue and the excellence of the session speakers. And everyone...
Posted On 21 Mar 2012