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

Environmental Spending by Businesses on the rise for 2013

  GLOBE-Net, January 15, 2013 – Businesses operating in Canada spent $9.5 billion in 2010 to protect the environment, up 9% from 2008 according to the latest Statistics Canada report on Environmental Spending by businesses. Pollution abatement and control processes and...
Posted On 15 Jan 2013

New Funding for First Nation Water Systems

  GLOBE-Net, January 13, 2013 – The federal government has announced new investments in on reserve First Nation water and wastewater systems. The government will invest $330.8 million over two years to build and renovate water and wastewater infrastructure on reserves...
Posted On 13 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

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

EDITORIAL: Getting past the science of climate change debate

  GLOBE-Net, March 1, 2012 – Like many in my profession, I have grown weary of the divisive and polarized debate over the science of climate change that has been such a disruptive force in recent years. This debate is too often carried out in extremes: Either you...
Posted On 01 Mar 2012