California and China to Co-operate on Low-Carbon Economy

GLOBE-Net, April 15, 2013 – After more than a year of preparatory work, the industrial powerhouse of Guangdong Province and the State of California have launched a new climate change partnership to share tools and strategies for policy, trade, and investment in low carbon...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013

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