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Want to talk about climate change during the federal election? You’ll have to register for that

In the News   |   August 20, 2019

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Elections Canada is standing by its directive that to run election ads about climate change, environmental groups will have to follow rules that some organizations say would effectively silence them during a crucial debate. A... read more

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‘Climate change makes it worse’: Arctic fires threaten more dark days in the North

In the News   |   August 2, 2019

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The Shanghai Creek fire burns in the Yukon on July 30, 2019, triggering evacuation alerts for nearby Keno City and Elsa areas. YUKON PROTECTIVE SERVICES As summers get drier and warmer, infernos such as those... read more

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New report says Canada should start adaptation measures to offset climate-change effects

In the News   |   July 4, 2019

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Canada’s top climate-change risks cut across geographies and economic sectors and the country should adapt now to avoid major losses, damages and disruptions, according to a new report. Looking ahead over the next 20 years,... read more

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Area of B.C. home to some of Canada’s most endangered species closer to becoming a national park

In the News   |   July 2, 2019

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A proposed national park that could result in the protection of nearly 300 square kilometres in the South Okanagan Valley, home to some of the country’s most endangered species, is a step closer to reality... read more

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Liberal government reapproves Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

In the News   |   June 19, 2019

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The federal government on Tuesday reapproved the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, a crude-oil export project that has pitted Alberta against the British Columbia government and oil industry supporters against environmentalists and Indigenous opponents. Prime Minister... read more

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Ottawa moves to ban single-use plastics as part of waste-reduction efforts

In the News   |   June 10, 2019

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Canada is taking steps to ban a range of everyday plastics as part of a sweeping strategy to push provinces and manufacturers to overhaul recycling and waste-reduction efforts. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government on... read more

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Trash talk

Cartoons   |   May 29, 2019

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Canada produces more garbage per capita than any other country, and some gets shipped overseas. The Philippines and Malaysia are demanding that it be returned.

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Oceans of plastic

Cartoons   |   May 21, 2019

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The deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine -- 35,853ft in the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench -- discovered litter.

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Wipeout

Cartoons   |   May 13, 2019

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An alarming UN report says human activity is threatening every species and plant on the planet.

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Power shift: renewable energy is cheaper than ever and investors are taking notice

Lesson Plans   |   May 7, 2019

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This article, along with two associated ones listed here, examines various needs and actions related to the necessary shift from our reliance on fossil fuels to the use of environmentally friendly renewable energy sources. The... read more

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One million species facing extinction, posing a risk to human well-being: UN report

In the News   |   May 7, 2019

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Around the world, nature and the benefits it provides are in unprecedented decline – a trend that can be reversed, but only with a co-ordinated international effort and “transformative change” to the way humans draw... read more

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Tree rings show human effect on climate goes back more than a century

In the News   |   May 2, 2019

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In 1896, Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius made a prescient calculation that showed the vast quantities of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by burning coal and other fossil fuels would eventually cause the planet to... read more

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Canadian green bond market expands with push to environmentally friendly projects

In the News   |   April 22, 2019

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The Canadian green bond market is expanding as more companies are looking to raise money to fund environmentally friendly projects. Until recently, Canadian green bonds – which allow issuers to raise money for environmentally sustainable... read more

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Massive reallocation of capital needed to address climate change, warns Bank of England governor Mark Carney

In the News   |   April 18, 2019

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The global financial sector is going to have to engineer a “massive reallocation of capital” in order to meet the challenges of climate change, and industries and companies that fail to adjust will die, Bank... read more

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Power shift: renewable energy is cheaper than ever and investors are taking notice

In the News   |   April 15, 2019

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Ever since U.S. President Donald Trump, the world’s most powerful climate-change skeptic, embraced “beautiful clean coal” (his words) as a fundamental resource for U.S. security, investors in renewable energy have been wondering about the political... read more

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