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Climate change town hall hosted by Mississauga MPs a disappointment, says activist group leader

Mississauga - ‎9 hours ago‎
So says Matt Hunter, who attended a climate change town hall at the Hazel McCallion campus at Sheridan College in Mississauga on Tuesday.
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Climate Change Fingerprints Are All over California Wildfires

Scientific American - ‎12 hours ago‎
Reports this week from the front lines of the Sand Fire in Southern California painted the scene as apocalyptic. The drought-fueled blaze was explosive, fast-moving and devastating, burning through 38,000 acres in the Santa Clarita Valley and forcing ...
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Collaborate to cure climate change

Deutsche Welle - ‎9 hours ago‎
Tragically, however, and despite strident warnings from iconic individuals like Ban Ki-moon, Al Gore, Howard Stern, Bill Gates and advanced scientists on the International Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) that global warming - caused mainly by the ...

These Climate Change Regulations Will Increase Your Electric Bill

Daily Signal - ‎2 hours ago‎
A trainload of coal arrives at a power station. EPA regulations to counter climate change will increase household spending on electricity between 13 and 20 percent over the next 20 years, a Heritage Foundation report says.
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TransCanada CEO says climate change policies not the answer for struggling pipelines

Financial Post - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
TransCanada Corp. president and CEO Russ Girling, who knows a thing or two about pipelines, says climate change policies aren't working to lessen the resolve of opponents who block regulatory approvals.

We're not fighting 'climate change'

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
If I had a dollar for every time I hear a politician misuse the phrase “climate change” I could almost finance Ontario's $300 billion debt.

Climate Change comes home

Bancroft This Week - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's all too often that we talk about climate change from a distance. Living in rural Ontario where there are trees and lakes and wildlife for days - it's something that can be seen, but you have to look closely.
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US Climate Change Special Envoy in Morocco for COP 22 Discussions

Marketwired (press release) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - July 28, 2016) - US Special Envoy for Climate Change Dr. Jonathan Pershing traveled to Rabat, Morocco Wednesday and Thursday to discuss plans for the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework ...

US$7.2m to boost climate change resilience

Jamaica Observer - ‎2 hours ago‎
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) - A total of US$7.2 million will be made available to micro, small and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs) in the tourism and agricultural sectors, to finance climate change adaptation initiatives islandwide. The money, which will ...
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This Year, Every Vote Is a Vote for or Against Climate Change

WIRED - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Yesterday, the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia aired a five and a half minute video about climate change. Directed by James Cameron and narrated by Sigourney Weaver, it featured Don Cheadle, Jack Black, America Ferrera, Gov.
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James Cameron Wants to Make Climate Change an Election Year Issue

TIME - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Filmmaker and climate change activist James Cameron described Donald Trump's campaign as a unique opportunity to put climate change on the map for voters hours before a mini-documentary on the issue was set to air at the Democratic National ...
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An Easy-To-Understand Climate Change Visualization

Popular Science - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Climate change is a apparently really hard for some people understand, and perhaps in hopes of helping them get there, Open Climate Data has released some fascinating and frightening new visualizations of climate data.

Study blames climate change for floods and storms threatening US military installations on coast

RT - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sea-level rise, tidal flooding, and frequent storms associated with climate change will impact top US military installations along the East and Gulf Coast, according to a new report, putting them at risk for major land loss in the decades ahead ...

Addressing climate change with Low-Carbon Energy Centers

MIT News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Last autumn, as part of MIT's Plan for Action on Climate Change, the Institute announced plans to create Low-Carbon Energy Centers to advance key technologies that will address climate change. Since then, MIT Energy Initiatve (MITEI) team members have ...
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Climate change risk threatens 18 U.S. military sites: study

The Weather Network - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Nonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed 18 military installations that represent more than 120 coastal bases nationwide to weigh the impact of climate change on their operations. Faster rates of sea level rises in the second half of ...
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Have we lost it?

The Hindu - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Ballroom of Chennai's Taj Coromandel hotel, resplendent under the amber glow of 20-something chandeliers, seemed like an unlikely setting for a discussion on climate change. After all, the brightly-lit room was, if anything, a painful reminder of ...
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Scientists have found a way to predict whether fisheries are vulnerable to climate change

Business Insider - ‎7 hours ago‎
World fisheries have steadily been declining over the past couple of decades, and the trend is continuing today. Just this April, the United States banned most Pacific sardine fishing after the fish population declined by 90% over a nine year period ...
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How Brexit will affect climate change policy

USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Budget is based on the advice of the expert, independent Committee on Climate Change, which carried out an analysis of the most cost-effective path for the UK to achieve the goal, set out in the Climate Change Act, of reducing its emissions by at ...

MP Cannings to host town hall on climate change

Pentiction Western News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
MP Richard Cannings is holding another town hall meeting, but this time there is a specific topic: climate change. Cannings said the federal government has asked MPs, back in their constituencies over the summer, to consult with Canadians on two issues ...

The global philosopher: Who should pay for climate change?

BBC News - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Most climate scientists think the world is getting warmer and that humans are at least in part responsible. Almost every country in the world has pledged to make efforts to stabilise greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere in order to prevent ...