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Canada Needs A Bottom-Up, Market-Driven Climate Change Plan

Huffington Post Canada - ‎14 hours ago‎
The climate change file is a hot topic and not just because it's been a balmy winter. Speculation is that the prime minister will soon meet the premiers to discuss a new national climate change policy. It'll be the first opportunity for the federal ...
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America's battle over climate change

The Economist (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
AMERICA'S most ambitious effort to cut carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants is in danger. On February 9th the Supreme Court, divided 5-4 along partisan lines, put the brakes on the Clean Power Plan: a move that surprised many.
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Climate change may have helped spread Zika virus according to WHO scientists

The Guardian - ‎42 minutes ago‎
It's still not clear what role rising temperatures and altered rainfall patterns have had on the spread of Zika, which is mainly spread by mosquitos; the increased global movement of people is probably as great an influence as climate change for the ...
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Will climate change extend your flight?

CNBC - ‎21 hours ago‎
The impact of climate change may not be restricted to flight routes in the northern hemisphere. "The jet stream encircles the globe, and there is one in the southern hemisphere too.

North American energy ministers in Winnipeg to talk climate change

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
WINNIPEG - Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr will be in his hometown today to talk climate change and energy with his counterparts from the United States and Mexico.
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US clean power plan setback 'will not affect Paris climate change deal'

The Guardian - ‎17 hours ago‎
Miguel Arias Canete, the EU's climate change commissioner, said: “We have confidence in all countries to deliver on what they promised.
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Climate change 'forcing species to move'

The Japan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
“The global imprint of warming on life is evident in hundreds of scientific studies,” Parmesan told the Species on the Move conference, which is focused on how species are responding to climate change. “While about half of all studied species have ...

Indigenous climate change conference in Kamloops attracts notable attendee

InfoTel News Ltd - ‎12 hours ago‎
KAMLOOPS - Indigenous issues and climate change will be at the forefront of a discussion at an upcoming conference held at Thompson Rivers University, and those topics have enticed author and activist Naomi Klein to attend.
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Bernie Sanders Singles Out Climate Change in Victory Speech

Scientific American - ‎17 hours ago‎
Sanders vowed in a triumphant speech in a packed high school here to reform the "oligarchy" caused by Wall Street excess and to attack climate change by severely limiting the use of fossil fuels. "It is already causing devastating problems in this ...

Jim Prentice Is Writing A Book On Climate Change

Huffington Post Canada - ‎18 hours ago‎
The Center says Prentice will use his time to complete a book on energy and environmental issues, including climate change and pipelines.
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Studying climate change impact on maple syrup quality

Phys.Org - ‎13 hours ago‎
UMass Amherst researcher Joshua Rapp draws syrup made from sap from maple trees at Harvard Forest in north central Massachusetts for a new study of the impact of climate change on sap sugar content and chemistry. Credit: UMass Amherst/Molly Rapp.

Zika is just one more way climate change is worse for women

Grist - ‎9 hours ago‎
Of course, all of this has something to do with climate change. We know that viruses like Zika - a flavivirus carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito - tend to spread as the warming climate opens more territory to the (literal) little buggers, and tend ...
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BP Boss Calls for Climate-Change Action at Oil Conference

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
LONDON—BP PLC Chief Executive Bob Dudley called on governments Wednesday to do more to encourage a shift to lower-carbon fuels, warning that the world is on course to see global temperatures rise to dangerous levels.

Climate change More carbon from planted forests - ‎15 hours ago‎
Kim Naudts at the Laboratory of Climate Science and Environment in Gif-sur-Yvette, France, and her colleagues paired a history of land-use in Europe with land and atmospheric models to study the effect of forests on the climate. Although the continent ...
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Australia Gives Up On Fighting Climate Change, Fires Over 100 Climate Scientists

Ring of Fire - ‎16 hours ago‎
This shift is particularly shocking because Australia has been described as “ground zero for climate change.” The country suffers from a permanent state of drought - at least in the southeastern region of the country.

The address where Eurosceptics and climate change sceptics rub shoulders

The Independent - ‎13 hours ago‎
His company, HR Smith Group, owns number 55 Tufton Street, where several groups sceptical about Europe and climate change are based.
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BP: it's up to politicians to tackle climate change - ‎15 hours ago‎
The report explained that although the growth of carbon emissions over the next 20 years will climb only half as fast as over the previous 20 years, the rate will still push levels above the level that scientists say prevent dangerous levels of climate ...
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Just transition needed for Canada's climate change plans

Hill Times (subscription) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
As we act on climate change Canadians will need to continue to help other Canadians through some tough times. The drop in oil prices and the resulting jump in unemployment are causing hardship for many workers and communities in Alberta and other ...

Scientists Give Reason to Hope. Wonder If Americans Believe in Climate Change, Yet.

Big Think (blog) - ‎18 hours ago‎
We are bearing witness to climate change's devastating effects. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, which has given scientists reason to hope public dialogue is about to change.