Industrialized Nations’ Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Declining – But Slowly

  GLOBE-Net, April 26, 2013 (Reuters) – Industrialized nations’ greenhouse gas emissions dipped 0.7 percent in 2011, helped by a U.S. shift from high-polluting coal in power plants and by Europe’s economic slowdown, data compiled by Reuters. For many years...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013

California and China to Co-operate on Low-Carbon Economy

GLOBE-Net, April 15, 2013 – After more than a year of preparatory work, the industrial powerhouse of Guangdong Province and the State of California have launched a new climate change partnership to share tools and strategies for policy, trade, and investment in low carbon...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013

Canada Announces New Investments in Clean Air Solutions

  GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent has announced an additional $10 million contribution to the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants and a $2.5 million contribution to the Climate Technology...
Posted On 10 Apr 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

Understanding Climate Change – No Simple Answers

GLOBE-Net, April 4, 2013 – Understanding the intricate dynamics of climate change is not easy. Even reducing climate change to one simple metric such as average mean temperature, or number of extreme weather occurrences, leaves unanswered a host of nagging questions and a...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

California Bolsters Reputation as Clean Transportation Vanguard

  GLOBE-Net, April 4, 2013 – California released its ambitious Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Action Plan last month, aimed at accelerating the market for ZEVs as part of the state’s long-term transportation strategy. The Action Plan will assist California in meeting...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

Global Sulphur-dioxide Emissions Are Falling – A Good News Climate Story

  GLOBE-Net, March 25, 2013 – A new study confirms that global emissions of sulphur dioxide are declining, which is promising from the point of view of pollution, but a fact that could have implications for global warming. Global sulphur-dioxide emissions have...
Posted On 25 Mar 2013

International shipping could cut air pollutants and greenhouse gases

  GLOBE-Net, March 18, 2013 – Emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases from the shipping sector have increased substantially in the last two decades, contributing to both climate change and air pollution problems, according to a report from the European...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013