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

The GLOBE Series – Where to Now? A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, March 21, 2012 – GLOBE 2012 has just wrapped up and a key message we are hearing from all sources is that this year’s GLOBE Conference was exceptional in terms of the quality of the dialogue and the excellence of the session speakers. And everyone...
Posted On 21 Mar 2012

EDITORIAL: Getting past the science of climate change debate

  GLOBE-Net, March 1, 2012 – Like many in my profession, I have grown weary of the divisive and polarized debate over the science of climate change that has been such a disruptive force in recent years. This debate is too often carried out in extremes: Either you...
Posted On 01 Mar 2012

Regulatory Efficiency: A Must for Electricity Infrastructure Renewal

  GLOBE-Net, February 7, 2012 – We at the Canadian Electricity Association have publicly raised, many times, that our electricity sector faces a complex challenge over the next two decades. In order to meet Canada’s increasing demands for electricity, we must invest...
Posted On 07 Feb 2012

Saying Goodbye to a great leader

GLOBE-Net, January 13, 2012 – A public memorial service for philanthropist Milton Wong will be held next week, according to his family. Milton, who died from pancreatic cancer in the closing hours of 2011, was a tireless champion of social justice, and a business leader who...
Posted On 13 Jan 2012

Flawed figures, Squandered Leadership

December 20, 2011 By James Tansey The climate conference in Durban could have had a very different outcome, but instead, the Federal Government’s withdrawal from the Kyoto protocol not only damaged Canada’s reputation internationally, it also squandered an opportunity...
Posted On 20 Dec 2011