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    Climate Change
    Billboard controversy: Climate change denial OK, pro-renewable not

    Billboard controversy: Climate change denial OK, pro-renewable not

    Pattison Outdoor has stirred up controversy by accepting a climate change-denying billboard in Calgary after rejecting one from Greenpeace that was pro-renewable energy.


    Four choices for shaping the climate future we want

    Four choices for shaping the climate future we want

    Ray Grigg outlines four different climate futures we can choose today, based on how quickly we act.



    Canada's 500,000 leaky gas wells threaten groundwater, health, climate

    Canada’s 500,000 leaky gas wells threaten groundwater, health, climate

    A new report warns that natural gas seeping from 500,000 wellbores represent "a threat to environment and public safety", from groundwater contamination and greenhouse gases.


    Obama-gets-tough-on-coal-plant-emissions-with-30-percent-reduction

    Obama gets tough on coal plant emissions with 30% reduction goal

    The Obama EPA on Monday rolled out a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 per cent by 2030 - the first national limit on greenhouse gases.



    White House climate report is clear: Global warming is here

    White House climate report is clear: Global warming is here

    A recent White House climate report, written by top agencies like NASA, NOAA and the EPA, leaves no doubt climate change is here. So why the delay in meaningful action?


    Christy Clark-BC LNG The Cleanest Fossil Fuel on the Planet

    Christy Clark: BC LNG “The Cleanest Fossil Fuel on the Planet”…Really?

    At a conference this week, Permier Christy Clark touted BC LNG as "the cleanest fossil fuel on the planet" - but scientific experts say she has her facts wrong.



    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.


    Ecopathy-The environmental disease

    Ecopathy: The environmental disease

    Psychological studies into humanity's increasingly destructive nature are yielding words like “psychopathic”, and now “ecopathic”, “ecopath” and “ecopathy”.