The Future of Plastics – Is there a solution to this huge waste management problem?

Plastic – it has become the cornerstone of our modern life style, and one of the most challenging global waste management problems.
Posted On 10 Jun 2013

World Environment Day

 Today is World Environment Day, and hundreds of thousands of people are gearing up across the globe to take part in what has become one of the biggest and most widely celebrated days for positive environmental action. GLOBE-Net, June 5, 2013 – Today is World Environment...
Posted On 05 Jun 2013

Energy Poverty and Climate Change

 Global Tracking Framework says the world must do more if it is to ensure that all can benefit from modern, clean energy by 2030.  GLOBE-Net, June 3, 2013 – A new report published as part of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Initiative says that a population four...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

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

Indigenous Peoples and Mining – New Principles Established

International mining companies commit to uphold fundamental human rights and respect cultures, customs and values. GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 – Earlier this month, the International Council on Mining and Minerals (ICMM) Council of CEOs approved an Indigenous Peoples and Mining...
Posted On 27 May 2013

US Water Sector on the Verge of Transformation

 Failure to act now could lead to major problems of water supply for both industrial, agricultural and consumer use.  GLOBE-Net, May 23, 2013 – A new White Paper by Ernst & Young says the US must act quickly to address a number of critical water challenges, including...
Posted On 23 May 2013

Measuring the Wealth of Nations – Using a New Gauge

  GLOBE-Net, May 11, 2013 – Last month a team of researchers led by Harvard Business School Professor Michael E Porter designed index to guide national policies and investments, and shows social progress is about much more than economic growth.    Sweden is the most...
Posted On 11 May 2013

New Research May Solve the Problem of Plastic Wastes

New forms of bio-plastic that are naturally biodegradable or even carbon positive may be the beginning of a possible solution for the problem of plastic waste.
Posted On 08 May 2013