Shadow pricing carbon in the energy sector

  GLOBE-Net, March 4, 2013 – Many large companies in the Canadian energy sector are incorporating a self-imposed internal carbon price into key business decision-making processes according to a new report by Sustainable Prosperity. This “shadow” carbon...
Posted On 04 Mar 2013

Utilities Urged to Ramp Up Investments in Renewable Energy

  GLOBE-Net, February 27, 2013 – Major U.S. investors and pension funds have filed shareholder resolutions with five electric power utilities –Ameren, Cleco, DTE Energy, FirstEnergy, SCANA– urging them to increase deployment of renewable energy and energy...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013
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Climate and Clean Air Coalition One Year Old Today

In its first year the Coalition has been brilliant in developing a spirit of urgent optimism,
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Could Europe Run on Renewable Energy Alone?

  GLOBE-Net, February 19, 2013 – Could Europe run on renewable energy alone? It may not be as far-fetched as some would imagine. The World Wildlife Federation has released a new report – Putting the EU on Track for 100% Renewable Energy  – which shows where...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Report shows feasibility of 80 per cent emissions reductions

  GLOBE-Net, January 23, 2013 – Canada can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to a fraction of current levels while maintaining or improving living standards and quality of life, according to Low-Carbon Energy Futures: A Review of National Scenarios, an international...
Posted On 23 Jan 2013

Plan ‘B’ For Reducing Carbon Emissions From the NRDC

  GLOBE-Net, January 11, 2013 – Climate and energy experts at US-based Natural Resouces Defense Council (NRDC) have put forward an innovative proposal that could help the new Obama Administration to create jobs, grow the economy, and curb climate change. NRDC proposes...
Posted On 11 Jan 2013

First Stage of Nationwide LNG Fueling Network Completed

  GLOBE-Net, December 5, 2012 – With the completion of its LNG truck fueling station in Matthews, Missouri this month, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. concludes the first stage of America’s Natural Gas Highway, a network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) truck fueling...
Posted On 05 Dec 2012

Sustain growth in eco-industry for a green economy, study argues

  GLOBE-Net, December 3, 2012 – A recent study has provided support for an alternative means of tackling the unsustainability of resource-intensive economic growth. Using examples of best practice, it upholds a model of moderate growth in GDP combined with a...
Posted On 03 Dec 2012