Investors Urge Utilities to Ramp Up Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Investors believe electric utilities should better understand their exposure to climate related risks.
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

5 Sobering Realities About Global Water Security

  GLOBE-Net, February 27, 2013 – Some people say that water is the oil of the 21st Century. If only water were that simple. Water is very complicated. It’s affected by large-scale issues like climate change and globalization. International commerce moves virtual...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

Water scarcity is major threat to food industry – Nestlé

  GLOBE-Net, February 25, 2013 – Nestlé Chief Executive Officer Paul Bulcke has used his keynote speech at the annual City Food Lecture in the United Kingdom to warn the food industry that water scarcity is one of the greatest threats it faces. In his speech,...
Posted On 25 Feb 2013

Masdar Launches Renewable Energy Desalination Program

  GLOBE-Net, January 22, 2013 – Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s leading renewable energy company, has launched a pilot program to test and develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies suitable to be powered by renewable energy sources. The long-term...
Posted On 22 Jan 2013

Global warming has increased heat records five fold

  GLOBE-Net, January 14, 2013 – Monthly temperature extremes have become much more frequent, as measurements from around the world indicate. On average, there are now five times as many record-breaking hot months worldwide than could be expected without long-term...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013

New Funding for First Nation Water Systems

  GLOBE-Net, January 13, 2013 – The federal government has announced new investments in on reserve First Nation water and wastewater systems. The government will invest $330.8 million over two years to build and renovate water and wastewater infrastructure on reserves...
Posted On 13 Jan 2013