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

Business Coalition Study Shows Urgency of Green Economy Transition

New report by an international business coalition underscores the urgency of the need to transition toward a greener economy.
Posted On 25 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

Asia-Pacific Nations Facing Critical Water Security Threats

  GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – More than 75% of the countries in Asia and the Pacific are experiencing a serious lack of water security, with many facing an imminent water crisis, says a new study prepared jointly by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asia-Pacific...
Posted On 10 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

Revitalize Remote Communities With Clean Energy Technology

  GLOBE-Net, March 26, 2013 – Regardless of what tech industry you’re associated with-cleantech, IT, biotech, telecommunications-you’re aware of how valuable emerging global markets are. As a member of the United Nations Energy Access Practitioner Network, I am...
Posted On 26 Mar 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