Global warming caused by CFCs, not carbon dioxide, study

 Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming not carbon dioxide –  University of Waterloo  GLOBE-Net, May 30, 2013 – Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming since the 1970s and not carbon dioxide, according to new research from the...
Posted On 30 May 2013

UN Climate Chief: Carbon is a ‘Second-Rate Asset’

 There is an urgent need for higher climate, finance and emissions reduction ambitions to speed up low carbon growth.   GLOBE-Net, May 30, 2013 – Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, said there is an urgent...
Posted On 30 May 2013

Science, Technology and Innovation – Canada continues to tread water

 Canada continues to tread water as a mid-level performer in science, technology, and innovation GLOBE-Net, May 24, 2014 – A major report released this week by Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council (STIC) has concluded that Canada continues to tread...
Posted On 24 May 2013

Regulating Carbon Emissions in Canada – Options

GLOBE-Net, May 6, 2013 – The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has issued a report analyzing three policy proposals currently in play to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, and recommends alternatives to what is being contemplated by...
Posted On 06 May 2013

Largest Companies Not Reporting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

GLOBE-Net, May 2, 2013 – New research from the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), a climate change and finance think tank, shows that the level of public disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions among the world’s largest 800 companies is unacceptably poor....
Posted On 02 May 2013

China is Reaching Out for Help to Deal with Climate Change

  GLOBE-Net, April 30, 2013 – China has often been criticized for its high level of greenhouse gas emissions and its uneven record with respect to enforcing environmental standards and regulations. While there is much on the environmental agenda in China that can be...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013

Key Policy Issues to Watch For at the Bonn Climate Talks

   GLOBE-Net, April 30, 2013 – It’s been almost four months since the last UNFCCC negotiations in Doha, Qatar (COP 18). Countries  decided in Doha to finalize the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, wrap up a series of decisions on the Bali Action...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013

California-Quebec Cap-and-Trade Link is a Major Step Forward for Both Markets

  GLOBE-Net, April 26, 2013 – The decision this week by California’s Air Resources Board setting January 1, 2014 as the start date for the linking of California’s cap-and-trade program with that of Québec is a major step forward for both jurisdictions. The...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013