Asia-Pacific Nations Facing Critical Water Security Threats

  GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – More than 75% of the countries in Asia and the Pacific are experiencing a serious lack of water security, with many facing an imminent water crisis, says a new study prepared jointly by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asia-Pacific...
Posted On 10 Apr 2013

Canada Announces New Investments in Clean Air Solutions

  GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent has announced an additional $10 million contribution to the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants and a $2.5 million contribution to the Climate Technology...
Posted On 10 Apr 2013

Revitalize Remote Communities With Clean Energy Technology

  GLOBE-Net, March 26, 2013 – Regardless of what tech industry you’re associated with-cleantech, IT, biotech, telecommunications-you’re aware of how valuable emerging global markets are. As a member of the United Nations Energy Access Practitioner Network, I am...
Posted On 26 Mar 2013

Global Sulphur-dioxide Emissions Are Falling – A Good News Climate Story

  GLOBE-Net, March 25, 2013 – A new study confirms that global emissions of sulphur dioxide are declining, which is promising from the point of view of pollution, but a fact that could have implications for global warming. Global sulphur-dioxide emissions have...
Posted On 25 Mar 2013
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International shipping could cut air pollutants and greenhouse gases

  GLOBE-Net, March 18, 2013 – Emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases from the shipping sector have increased substantially in the last two decades, contributing to both climate change and air pollution problems, according to a report from the European...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013

Business – University Collaborations on the Rise Says New Report

  GLOBE-Net, February 19, 2013 – The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) released a three-year progress report on its Strategy for Partnerships and Innovation (SPI), at the Business Innovation Summit 2013: Innovation for the Corporation....
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Does Environmental Performance Affect Market Value?

  GLOBE-Net, February 13, 2013 – According to a new Deloitte report, an organization’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance can directly and indirectly impact its market valuation. The report reveals both short and long-term implications of ESG...
Posted On 13 Feb 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