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Climate change threatens World Heritage sites, report says - ‎7 hours ago‎
Dozens of iconic tourist destinations including Venice, Stonehenge and Old Town Lunenburg, N.S., are threatened by risks linked to climate change, from rising sea levels to extreme weather, says the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural ...
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Australia scrubbed from UN climate change report after government intervention

The Guardian - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Every reference to Australia was scrubbed from the final version of a major UN report on climate change after the Australian government intervened, objecting that the information could harm tourism.

French minister warns of mass climate change migration if world doesn't act

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Royal is not the first high profile public figure to link conflict, migration and climate change. Ahead of the Paris climate summit last year, Prince Charles said that drought exacerbated by climate change had played a role in Syria's civil war, a ...
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Alberta and Ontario Work Together to Fight Climate Change

Government of Ontario News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The cleantech initiatives that result from the MOU will benefit the environment, nurture and grow the sector, and enhance Ontario and Alberta's response to climate change. The cleantech MOU builds on the $8-million Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program, ...
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Shareholders Vote to Alter Exxon's Board Due to Climate Change

Scientific American - ‎8 hours ago‎
DALLAS—Stockholders at Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest private-sector oil company, passed a proposal yesterday to nominate outside candidates to the board, a move that could affect the company's decisions on climate change. New York City ...
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Graham Thomson: Wildrose MLAs must take climate change seriously

Edmonton Journal - ‎21 hours ago‎
If you want to be taken seriously on the issue of climate change, take climate change seriously. Don't pretend there's a debate over the science or argue that the climate is always changing.

How satellites are helping to fight climate change

CNBC - ‎13 hours ago‎
"The data we get from space in influencing people about climate change is very, very important," Philip Haines, the European Space Agency's head of telecom business development, told CNBC's Sustainable Energy.

Murray says climate change plan 'big basket of carrots and no sticks'

Toronto Star - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Government measures designed to fight climate change will be “completely voluntary” and relatively painless, promises Environment Minister Glen Murray . Murray, who is putting the final touches on a greenhouse gas emission reduction “action plan” to ...
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Environment Minister Catherine McKenna talks climate change in Winnipeg - ‎18 hours ago‎
Huddled around tables and even on the floor, hundreds of people gathered with Canada's Environment Minister on Wednesday night in Winnipeg to discuss a national climate strategy. Catherine McKenna held a town hall meeting at the Canad Inns Fort ...

Feds talk carbon pricing with Manitoba Sustainable Development Minister

Winnipeg Sun - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna expressed optimism about a national approach to fighting climate change after meeting Thursday with her Manitoba counterpart, Cathy Cox.
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Love in the time of climate change: Grizzlies and polar bears are mating and creating pizzlies and grolars

National Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Intraspecies mixing between the two happened thousands of years ago, thanks to the advance and retreat of glaciers, and of late, it has been boosted by climate change. Scientists say it's also probably been assisted by policies that protect both bears ...
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Climate change still a 'race against the clock': UN climate chief

Phys.Org - ‎2 hours ago‎
Figueres, from Costa Rica, took on the UN climate brief in the aftermath of the failed 2009 Copenhagen summit, and played a key role in laying the groundwork for the world's first universal climate deal. Under the Paris Agreement, 195 nations vowed to ...

Global temperatures narrow due to climate change - study - ‎8 hours ago‎
Climate change has caused the difference between daily maximum and minimum temperatures around the world to narrow over the past 60 years, a study by scientists at Maynooth University has found.

The second coming of the Dirty Thirties? Climate change will bring drought and depression

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Learning that climate change will affect agriculture is not overly surprising, but the expected pace is jaw-dropping. The Manitoba-based report suggests that summers in the Prairies will become hotter and longer.

Coloradans form bloc to push state, feds to slow climate change

The Denver Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Colorado leaders from Fort Collins, Boulder, Vail, Golden, Aspen and four counties feeling impacts of climate change formed a political bloc this week to prod state and federal governments to act more aggressively to cut emissions of heat-trapping gases.
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The Portland school board's climate-change meltdown: Editorial Agenda 2016 - ‎6 hours ago‎
(will) develop an implementation plan so that there is curriculum and educational opportunities that address climate change and climate justice in all Portland Public Schools." We'll go way out on a limb and predict that those developing the climate ...

Europe adapts as climate change becomes reality

Horizon magazine - ‎6 hours ago‎
The science of adapting to climate change is an emerging force in environmental research, and Spek was speaking on 12 May at Adaptation Futures, a conference which has become the focal point of the discipline.
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Stephen Harper's obstinacy toward climate change marked party's unpopularity: Hébert

Toronto Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
Few of those are more closely identified with Harper's leadership than the party's dismissive approach to climate change. On his watch, it became part of the Conservative brand and an albatross around the party's neck. If the post-Harper Conservatives ...

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $650k to Accelerate Climate Change Solutions

EcoWatch - ‎6 hours ago‎
Partnerships like this one strengthen the effort to unlock billions of dollars of private investment in projects that will urgently address climate change,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. “I thank them for their commitment to our environment and ...
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Terence Corcoran: Experts won't blame Fort Mac's fire on climate change. Neither should we

Financial Post - ‎May 25, 2016‎
We need to talk about climate change. That was the headline on an article by Eric Holthaus in Slate magazine earlier this month as the Fort McMurray fire disaster raged.