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The breaking point

In the News   |   July 6, 2017

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An iceberg larger than Prince Edward Island will break off of Antarctica’s fourth-largest ice shelf in the coming days. Scientists are divided about the cause behind this grand event. Some say it’s a natural occurrence... read more

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Trump pulls U.S. from Paris climate accord, raising challenges for Canada

In the News   |   June 2, 2017

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President Donald Trump vowed to pull the United States out of the Paris climate-change agreement and immediately end all compliance with the 18-month-old deal, a move that raises new challenges for Canada’s climate strategy. In... read more

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Ottawa crafting plan to boost use of zero-emission vehicles

In the News   |   May 26, 2017

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The federal government is developing a strategy to get more zero-emission vehicles on Canada’s roads, a process that has sparked a battle between the environmental lobby and the auto industry as each seeks to shape... read more

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Tough sledding

Cartoons   |   May 10, 2017

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Even as Canada experiences flooding from coast to coast it would be a mistake to think the cold weather has ended.

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Trump’s bid to reverse climate agenda puts pressure on Ottawa

Lesson Plans   |   May 5, 2017

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This article examines some of the problems that would be created for Canada if Donald Trump’s desire to reverse climate-change policies established by the Obama administration is realized.... read more

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United Nations gives leaders 10 years to curb climate-harming emissions

In the News   |   April 12, 2017

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Global leadership is urgently needed to ensure greenhouse gas emissions peak within 10 years, or the future costs of reining them in and adapting to a changing climate will rise dramatically, the head of the... read more

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Heat and health: Doctors taking the pulse of the planet on climate change

Lesson Plans   |   April 7, 2017

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This article examines the highlights of a report from the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health (MSCCH) which examines eight different ways that climate changes are affecting human health.... read more

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Mismatch

Cartoons   |   April 3, 2017

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Prime Minister Trudeau has vowed to stick to Canada's environmental agenda even as US President Trump is repealing his predecessor's protective legislation.

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Trump’s bid to reverse climate agenda puts pressure on Ottawa

In the News   |   March 29, 2017

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U.S. President Donald Trump signed an order Tuesday aimed at boosting coal-fired electricity and unravelling key elements of his predecessor’s climate-change policies – a move that will increase political pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s... read more

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Heat and health: Doctors taking the pulse of the planet on climate change

In the News   |   March 21, 2017

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Climate change is a threat to the health of people, not just polar bears. And the way shifting climatic patterns are affecting the environment is not a theoretical, faraway threat; it is causing real, measurable... read more

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Canadians value, worry about country’s supply of fresh water: poll

In the News   |   March 20, 2017

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Canadians see fresh water as the country’s most important resource, but worry the country faces a growing risk to the quality and adequate supply of clean water, a new poll from the Royal Bank of... read more

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It's a stretch

Cartoons   |   March 20, 2017

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Prime Minster Justin Trudeau is trying to strike a balance between environmental concerns and the perceived economic need for oil pipelines.

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Understanding El Nino

Videos   |   March 6, 2017

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The Globe’s Ivan Semeniuk tells you what you need to know about El Nino.... read more

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Conservative leadership candidates reject Michael Chong’s carbon-tax proposal

Lesson Plans   |   March 3, 2017

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This article examines the Conservative leadership candidates’ negative reaction to a proposal from candidate Michael Chong to establish a carbon tax as a plank in the federal Conservative Party’s platform.... read more

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Conservative leadership candidates reject Michael Chong’s carbon-tax proposal

In the News   |   February 19, 2017

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Federal Conservative leadership candidate Michael Chong was in the rhetorical hot seat Sunday, defending his proposal for a carbon tax from skeptical rivals vying to take the party into the 2019 election. The opposing viewpoints... read more

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