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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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Trudeau’s oil sands ‘phase-out’ comments spark anger in Alberta

Lesson Plans   |   February 10, 2017

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This article outlines Prime Minister Trudeau’s explanation of how he reconciles pipeline approvals with his environmental position and reveals the hostile reaction his “phase-out” comment received in Alberta.... read more

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Trump’s conditions for Keystone pipeline pose challenges

In the News   |   January 25, 2017

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s order to revive the Keystone XL pipeline was celebrated in Alberta on Tuesday as good news for a slowly healing provincial economy. But important hurdles remain before TransCanada Corp. can actually... read more

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