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GLOBE 2014

Leading by Example: WWF City Challenge Success Stories

In Partnership with WWF Cities around the globe recognize the inherent benefits of transitioning toward a sustainable future powered by renewable energy. Despite best intentions and ambitious goals, cities face large challenges and barriers. Five progressive cities, all finalists...

The Infrastructure Deficit: A Problem or an Opportunity?

The costs to replace or revitalize infrastructure is beyond the capacity of many cash-strapped cities. But new investment models could turn the infrastructure deficit into opportunities to create healthier, more climate resilient cities. This session will explore cutting edge...

Striving for Carbon Neutral Cities: What Will it Take?

Many cities in North America have committed to an 80 per cent carbon reduction by 2050. Other cities around the world are working to lower their carbon footprint by promoting high-performance building construction and best practices that favour more energy efficient operations....

Clean Energy Trends: What’s Driving the Industry Forward?

In Co-operation with Clean Edge Inc. Now in its 13th edition, Clean Edge’s Clean Energy Trends report is one of the most respected cleanenergy publications. Based on this year’s expanded research, a stellar panel of business and investment innovators will share insights on the...

Natural Gas: The Transition Fuel

Natural gas is seen as a viable option as we transition to a lower carbon economy. The economic impacts of this transition are enormous. Investments in associated storage, transportation, and distribution systems will cost trillions of dollars. Hear the views of progressive...

The Global Energy Mix: Opportunities and Realities

The energy sector worldwide is undergoing a profound transformation. New technologies have opened up vast reserves of untapped resources that in turn have upset long-established relationships in the energy marketplace. How can policy makers and investors make the right decisions...

Special Session: Canada’s Energy Strategy

There have been calls from many quarters for a strategy to guide public policy and private investment in Canada’s energy sector. As the ‘owners’ of Canada’s natural resources, provinces and territories have a key role to play in shaping the development, processing, distribution,...