Today is Earth Overshoot Day

Humanity has exhausted nature’s budget for the year and is now operating in overdraft, according to data from the Global Footprint Network.
Posted On 20 Aug 2013
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Coastal cities to pay high price for climate change

Global flood damage could cost cities US$1 trillion per year,
Posted On 19 Aug 2013
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China Outpacing Rest of World in Natural Resource Use

GLOBE-Net, August 8, 2013 – China has surged ahead of the rest of the world in material consumption, creating intense environmental pressures, but the country also remains among the most successful in improving resource efficiency, according to a new report released by the...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013
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Canada’s Food System Needs Environmental Overhaul

The environmental impact of Canada's food system needs closer scrutiny, according to a new report.
Posted On 13 Aug 2013
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International Institute for Extractive Industries is Hiring

The soon to be formally launched Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development is seeking a new Director, Institute Development & Management.
Posted On 30 Jul 2013
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Reducing Food Loss and Waste for a Sustainable Food Future

By 2050 we'll need to produce 60% more food to feed a global population of 9 billion people.
Posted On 21 Jun 2013

Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development – New OECD Report

 With 7 billion people in the world today and more than 9 billion anticipated by 2050, we must invest in development that will meet the growing demands for food, water and energy.  GLOBE-Net, June 11, 2013 – With 7 billion people in the world today and more than 9 billion...
Posted On 11 Jun 2013

Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map

 IEA report shows how to stop growth in energy-related emissions by 2020 at no net economic cost GLOBE-Net, June 10, 2013 – Warning that the world is not on track to limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has urged...
Posted On 10 Jun 2013