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

Growth In Global Spending On Sustainability Will Not Exceed 10% In 2013

  GLOBE-Net, November 14, 2012 –¬†Corporate spending on initiatives to enhance energy, environment and sustainability management will grow by less than 10% in 2013 according to a new global survey of 250 heads of sustainability conducted by independent analyst firm...
Posted On 14 Nov 2012

Beyond City Limits – Planetary Stewardship in an Urbanizing World

  GLOBE-Net, November 13, 2012 – The sustainability of a city can no longer be considered in isolation from the sustainability of human and natural resources it uses from proximal or distant regions, or from the combined resource use and impacts of cities globally....
Posted On 13 Nov 2012

Time for a Reality Check – A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, July 17, 2012 – Two highly topical energy-related issues have engaged Canadian environmental interests of late and are shaping governmental policies at both the national and provincial level. These are the role of natural gas as a transition fuel to a...
Posted On 17 Jul 2012

Rio+20 – Where to now? A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, June 27, 2012 – The Rio+20 Summit has come and gone, leaving many of the over 45,000 people that made the costly journey to Brazil wondering if it was worth the effort. Their concerns are justified. Rio+20 could have delivered so much more. While it should...
Posted On 27 Jun 2012

World Environment Day 2012 – It came and went. Has anything changed?

  A GLOBE-Net Editorial GLOBE-Net, June 6, 2012 – Events and celebrations took place around the world yesterday (June 5th) to mark the 29th World Environment Day. This year’s event was particularly significant as it took place virtually on the eve of Rio+20, a...
Posted On 06 Jun 2012