In Conversation with Jules Kortenhorst – CEO Rocky Mountain Institute

Jules Kortenhorst is the Chief Executive Officer at the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). He is a recognized leader on global energy issues and climate change. His background spans business, government, entrepreneurial, and nonprofit leadership.  GLOBE spoke with Jules about his...
Posted On 09 Feb 2014
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Drinking Sustainably – Beverage Industry Guidance for GHG Emissions Reporting

20 January 2014 GLOBE-Net – In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled...
Posted On 25 Jan 2014
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Hefty Subsidies Prop Up Unsustainable Energy Systems

New Worldwatch Institute report reviews extent of global energy subsidies
Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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UAE Plans Renewable Energy Projects In Five Pacific Nations

Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Tuvalu and Vanuatu will receive grants from the UAE’s $50m renewable energy fund.
Posted On 21 Jan 2014
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“Like it or not coal is here to stay…”

Coal demand will grow at an average rate of 2.3% per year through 2018
Posted On 19 Dec 2013
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Bloomberg LP Launches First Tool That Measures Risk of ‘Unburnable Carbon’ Assets

GLOBE-Net, December 17, 2013 The tool, which can assess how companies might fare in the carbon-constrained economy, is now on the desks of the world’s most influential investors. By Elizabeth Douglass, InsideClimate News In a move that underscores Wall Street’s...
Posted On 17 Dec 2013
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Oil from Bakken to be shipped by rail instead of Keystone XL Pipeline

GLOBE-Net, December 14,2013 Continental Resources, one of the companies that had committed to ship crude on TransCanada Corp’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, now says they will ship their Bakken oil by rail instead. Continental had previously signed on to ship some 35,000...
Posted On 14 Dec 2013
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Huge Tech Sector Job Creation Initiative by Cisco and Ontario

Cisco and the Province of Ontario have signed a 10-year agreement.
Posted On 13 Dec 2013
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