Will Climate Bonds Become the New Way to Finance Sustainable Development?

A new category of ‘Green’ or ‘Climate’ bonds is emerging as a means of generating  financing for clean energy technology development and deployment. GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 – A number of multi-lateral financial institutions, state governments and other financial...
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Expect delays – Ontario’s “Buy Local” Renewable Energy Program

 The U.S.-based Institute for Local Self-Reliance has published an informative review of Ontario’s buy local” Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program. GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 – The U.S.-based Institute for Local Self-Reliance has published an informative review of...
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Aboriginal Power – Clean Energy and the Future of Canada’s First Peoples

 There is a new reality emerging in the Canadian energy landscape – namely the game-changing potential of ecologically-sensitive hydro, wind and biomass projects being developed across Canada by or in partnership with Canada’s First Peoples. GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 –...
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Indigenous Peoples and Mining – New Principles Established

International mining companies commit to uphold fundamental human rights and respect cultures, customs and values. GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 – Earlier this month, the International Council on Mining and Minerals (ICMM) Council of CEOs approved an Indigenous Peoples and Mining...
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UBC and Cisco to Collaborate on Smart Campus Initiatives

  GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 – The University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced that Cisco will be joining other Partners in UBC’s living Lab Project addressing the Campus’s Smart Energy System.  The arrangement will see collaboration on a number of...
Posted On 27 May 2013