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    With LNG, BC will fail to meet greenhouse gas targets

    Environment Ministry staff warn BC govt about LNG emissions

    BC Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses some big challenges with greenhouse gas emissions.


    A very human dilemma - Population woes vs. biological imperative

    A very human dilemma: Population woes vs. biological imperative

    Ray Grigg grapples with a most human dilemma: the collision of our population growth-related woes and the miracle of life - our biological imperative to reproduce.



    David-Suzuki--Earth-Month-should-be-a-time-for-action

    David Suzuki: Earth Month should be a time for action

    With garbage obscuring the search for Flight 370 and the latest IPCC report reminding us of the need and many benefits of tackling our carbon emissions, Earth Month should be a time for action.


    NASA study-Inequality will lead to famine, collapse of civilization

    NASA study: Inequality will lead to famine, collapse of civilization

    A new NASA-funded study that predicts the utter collapse of human civilization will be difficult to avoid without a major course correction.



    Nathan Cullen calls out Harper govt over climate change, dead scallops

    Cullen calls out Harper govt over climate change, dead scallops

    NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen challenges the Harper government in question period over its failure to act on climate change and 10 million scallops that died in BC recently from ocean acidification.


    Study: Arctic getting darker, making Earth warmer

    Study: Arctic getting darker, making Earth warmer

    The Arctic isn't nearly as bright and white as it used to be because of more ice melting in the ocean, and that's turning out to be a global problem, a new study says.



    Melting sea ice a help and hindrance to Arctic drilling

    Melting sea ice a help and hindrance to Arctic drilling

    Sea ice melting partly because of human-caused climate change could open previously inaccessible Arctic Ocean waters to expanded oil drilling, but the risks of drilling there will be extremely high.


    State Dept. report rumoured to bode well for Keystone XL pipeline

    State Dept. report rumoured to bode well for Keystone XL pipeline

    Canadian officials say they're encouraged by rumours of a long-awaited US State Department report on the environmental impact of the Keystone XL pipeline that could be released imminently.



    Canada failing to meet even domestic climate targets

    Canada failing to meet even domestic climate targets; Huge GHG spike expected post-2020

    Never mind international targets, Canada is having trouble meeting even its internal climate goals.


    Harper fires back at Neil Young's anti-Tar Sands tour

    Harper fires back at Neil Young’s anti-Tar Sands tour

    Responding to Neil Young's anti-oilsands tour, the Prime Minister's Office says the rocker and political activist should mind his own carbon footprint