Shale Gas Development Impacts on Water Quality

Researchers conclude that shale gas wells and the treatment of shale gas  extraction waste have measurable impacts on downstream surface water quality. GLOBE-Net, June 19, 2013 – The impact of shale gas development on surface water quality has been explored in a recent...
Posted On 19 Jun 2013

China to target polluters with tougher fines and penalties

China’s Supreme Court and environmental protection agencies have issued a new judicial explanations that will impose harsher punishments on polluters.                                                                       GLOBE-Net June 18, 2013 – China’s Supreme...
Posted On 18 Jun 2013

US – China Agreement could significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions

 US – China Agreement to cut super greenhouse gases opens door to climate mitigation to 2020 GLOBE-Net, June 17, 2013 – The US – China Agreement to use the Montreal Protocol to cut super greenhouse gases signed by U.S. President Obama and China’s President...
Posted On 17 Jun 2013

US Spending On Sustainability on Low Growth Trajectory

 Spending in the US market on energy, environment and sustainability initiatives by large corporations will grow at just 5% per annum until 2017, according to a new study from Verdantix. GLOBE-Net, June 12, 2013 – Spending in the US market on energy, environment and...
Posted On 12 Jun 2013

New Waste Reduction Act to improve Ontario’s waste diversion

Ontario's new waste reduction Act will create jobs and build a stronger, greener economy
Posted On 11 Jun 2013

Mapping Carbon Pricing Initiatives

 The World Bank has released an overview of current and prospective carbon pricing initiatives at the international, regional, national and sub-national levels.   GLOBE-Net, June 3, 2013 – The World Bank has released a report, titled ‘Mapping Carbon Pricing...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

World airlines agree on Carbon-Neutral Growth

 The International Air Transport Association representing 85 percent of the world’s airline traffic, has overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution on  Carbon-Neutral Growth in the aviation sector. GLOBE-Net, June 3, 2013 – The International Air Transport Association...
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