Creating Tomorrow’s Clean Dream Home: ‘Soft’ But Resilient

  GLOBE-Net, March 27, 2013 –  Most consider the architecture of housing to be hard, fixed and permanent. But Sheila Kennedy, MIT professor of the practice of architecture and a founding principal of the architectural firm KVA Matx, has a different idea. Kennedy and her...
Posted On 27 Mar 2013

New Report Answers Question – What is Business Case for Building Green?

  GLOBE-Net, March 22, 2013 – It’s a question asked often in the building industry, Does green building pay off, and if it does, for whom? A new comprehensive report released from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) may have the answer to that question....
Posted On 22 Mar 2013
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London’s Building Retrofit Program – a Roaring Success

  GLOBE-Net, February 22, 2013 – Perhaps the most aggressive energy reduction, public-building retrofit program ever, London’s RE:FIT, is into its sixth year. Lessons learned from the work carried out so far were announced earlier this month. Resulting amendments...
Posted On 22 Feb 2013
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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

Stimulating Private Investment in Green Infrastructure – A How To Guide

  GLOBE-Net, December 1, 2012 – A new report from OECD identifies how governments can scale-up private investment towards greener infrastructure, e.g. in energy, transport and water sectors, to address climate change and local development goals. The report, Towards a...
Posted On 01 Dec 2012