IMF Calls for Global Reform of Energy Subsidies

  GLOBE-Net, April 4, 2013 – A new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) urges policymakers the world over to reform subsidies for products from coal to gasoline, arguing that this could translate into major gains both for economic growth and the...
Posted On 04 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

The external costs of fossil fuels on American Families and Employers.

  GLOBE-Net, February 22, 2013 – The following is the testimony of Daniel J. Weiss before the House Oversight Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements , reposted from the Center for American Progress Action Fund: Chairman Lankford, Ranking Member Speier,...
Posted On 22 Feb 2013

Climate and Clean Air Coalition One Year Old Today

In its first year the Coalition has been brilliant in developing a spirit of urgent optimism,
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Plan ‘B’ For Reducing Carbon Emissions From the NRDC

  GLOBE-Net, January 11, 2013 – Climate and energy experts at US-based Natural Resouces Defense Council (NRDC) have put forward an innovative proposal that could help the new Obama Administration to create jobs, grow the economy, and curb climate change. NRDC proposes...
Posted On 11 Jan 2013

Ontario Closing Coal Plants Earlier Than Planned

The Ontario government has announced that the last coal plants in southern Ontario will shut down a year ahead of schedule.
Posted On 11 Jan 2013

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Sector Growth Will Be Modest At Best

  GLOBE-Net, January 10, 2013 – The dream of a hydrogen economy envisioned for decades by politicians, economists, and environmentalists is no nearer, with hydrogen fuel cells turning a modest $3 billion market of about 5.9 GW in 2030, says Lux Research. Although the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2013

Exploiting British Columbia’s Bioenergy Opportunities

  GLOBE-Net, October 19, 2012 – Natural gas and oil are hot topics in the media these days, but many investors are turning to British Columbia’s bioenergy riches as a province-wide source of new jobs and real economic growth. So significant is BC’s wealth in...
Posted On 19 Oct 2012