South Korea on course to have the world’s highest Carbon Prices

  GLOBE-Net, May 15, 2013 –  In a little over 18 months, South Korea will launch a scheme that will cap around 70% of its greenhouse gas emissions. A White Paper published by research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance, in cooperation with Ernst & Young, concludes...
Posted On 15 May 2013

U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Fall to Lowest Level Since 1994

  GLOBE-Net, April 8, 2013 – Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2012 were the lowest in the United States since 1994, at 5.3 billion metric tons of CO2. With the exception of 2010, emissions have declined every year since 2007 according to the U.S. Energy...
Posted On 08 Apr 2013

Potential Exists for Deep Cuts to Petroleum Use and Carbon Emissions

  GLOBE-Net, March 15, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) have released a major report on avenues to reach deep cuts in petroleum use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the...
Posted On 15 Mar 2013

Could global CO2 emissions drop to zero by 2100? Shell says Yes.

Shell has released two plausible scenarios on possible ways to reach near zero emissions by 2100.
Posted On 05 Mar 2013

Shadow pricing carbon in the energy sector

  GLOBE-Net, March 4, 2013 – Many large companies in the Canadian energy sector are incorporating a self-imposed internal carbon price into key business decision-making processes according to a new report by Sustainable Prosperity. This “shadow” carbon...
Posted On 04 Mar 2013

Does Environmental Performance Affect Market Value?

  GLOBE-Net, February 13, 2013 – According to a new Deloitte report, an organization’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance can directly and indirectly impact its market valuation. The report reveals both short and long-term implications of ESG...
Posted On 13 Feb 2013

OECD review of energy subsidies and environmental goals

  GLOBE-Net, January 28, 2013 – Eliminating tax breaks and inefficient subsidies for fossil fuels could reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, improve public finances and provide resources for other policy priorities, according to two new OECD reports. Two new OECD reports...
Posted On 28 Jan 2013

Brussels steers towards ‘resolute’ new CCS targets by 2014

  GLOBE-Net, January 16, 2013 – Europe’s failing plans to encourage the burial of carbon dioxide emissions underground should be boosted by new laws for emissions performance standards or mandatory carbon capture and storage (CCS) certificates, according to a...
Posted On 16 Jan 2013