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    Twenty-five recommendations to help Manitoba farmers mitigate climate change

    Jan 14, 2016 – Manitoba Cooperator

    Agriculture accounts for about ⅓ of Manitoba’s GHG emissions. But how agricultural land is used helps store carbon in soils and plants. Here are 25 very clear recommendations for ways to help farmers combat and adapt to climate change – 7 for programs, 6 for research, 6 for mitigation, and 6 others.

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    Infrastructure funds to be earmarked for disaster preparation, Goodale says

    Jan 13, 2016 – Canadian Press

    OTTAWA – The federal public safety minister says the government will open its wallet to help Canadians prepare for natural catastrophes spawned by extreme weather linked to climate change.

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    Keystone XL rejection leads TransCanada to sue Obama administration

    Jan 6, 2015 – CBC News

    TransCanada has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration and plans to file a claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement over the U.S. government’s rejection of the company’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

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    Manitoba’s climate plan? Close, but no cigar

    Jan 5, 2016 – Winnipeg Free Press

    ANALYSIS – Manitoba has set new greenhouse gas emission targets. What will it take to get there, and does Manitoba’s recent climate action plan have what it takes?

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    Climate change affecting vital winter roads for First Nations, leaders say

    Jan 3, 2016 – CBC News

    Wonky weather conditions are prompting aboriginal leaders to raise concerns about the impact of climate change on winter roads, which serve as lifelines for food, fuel and other necessities in several northern communities.

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    U.S. Midwestern flooding death roll rises as cleanup begins

    Jan 3, 2016 – CBC News

    The Mississippi River and many of its tributaries continued their retreat Sunday from historic and deadly winter flooding, leaving amid the silt a massive cleanup and recovery effort likely to take weeks, if not months.

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