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    Zuckerberg, Gates and other tech titans form clean energy investment coalition

    Nov 30, 2015 – The Guardian

    Billionaires Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson and other high-profile entrepreneurs have pledged to spark a “new economic revolution” based around clean energy after launching a new investment drive for renewables.

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    Climate change strategy proves challenging

    Nov 29, 2015 – Winnipeg Sun

    Environmentalists are calling for economy-wide carbon taxes as a way to force emissions to finally be reduced. But Premier Greg Selinger says that levy won’t be part of his new climate change strategy due out this Thursday.

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    Winnipeggers call for change at climate march

    Nov 29, 2015 – CBC News

    Hundreds of people marched in Winnipeg Sunday afternoon to raise awareness about climate change and to call on governments to do more to invest in clean energy.

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    Justin Trudeau promises ‘Canadian approach’ to climate change

    Nov 23, 2015 – CBC News

    Justin Trudeau says he’s heading into the much-anticipated climate change talks in Paris next week with a “Canadian approach” to climate change, one that recognizes the work the provinces have already done.

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    Alberta’s climate change strategy targets carbon, coal, emissions

    Nov 22, 2015 – CBC news

    Alberta’s climate change strategy includes a tax on carbon, a cap on oilsands emissions, a phasing out of coal-fired electricity and an emphasis on wind power.

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    Province puts $150,000 toward geothermal-heat program expansion

    Nov 15, 2015 – Winnipeg Free Press

    The province is expanding geothermal heating to two more First Nations. That brings the number of First Nations in Manitoba converting to the earth-based heating and cooling system to six.

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    Trudeau orders oil tanker ban that could kill Northern Gateway

    Nov 13, 2015 – National Observer

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a set of directives to his cabinet ministers Friday that included instructions to end oil tankers transits on B.C.’s northern coast — a move that observers say could finally kill the long embattled Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal.

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    Barack Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

    Nov 6, 2015 – CBC News

    The Obama administration rejected TransCanada’s application to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, capping a seven-year saga that became an environmental flashpoint in both Canada and the U.S.

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    Keystone XL pipeline owner TransCanada asks for a delay

    Nov 2, 2015 – New York Times

    The company that hopes to build the Keystone XL pipeline to carry crude oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast asked the Obama administration Monday to delay its review of the proposal — a striking turn that adds further uncertainty to a project that has generated bitter debate since it was proposed seven years ago.

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