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    Renault says new Zoe has longest range of any mainstream electric car

    Sep 29, 2016 – The Guardian –

    Latest model’s 250-mile (400-km) range will help ‘psychological barriers’ in drivers who fear running out of power, carmaker claims,

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    Federal government approves liquefied natural gas project on B.C. coast

    Sep 28, 2016 – CBC News –

    The federal government has conditionally approved the Pacific NorthWest liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia with 190 legally binding conditions.

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    Manitoba Tories pondering carbon-pricing options

    Sep 20, 2016 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    The clock is ticking as Ottawa vows to impose guidelines on provinces slow to create policy. Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox said her government is still at the drawing board when it comes to a “made in Manitoba” model for carbon pricing.

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    New study undercuts favorite climate myth ‘more CO2 is good for plants’

    Sep 19, 2016 – The Guardian –

    A 16-year study found that we’re at a point where more CO2 won’t keep increasing plant production, but higher temperatures will decrease it

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    Climate change fueled deadly Louisiana rainstorm

    Sep 8, 2016 – USA Today

    Climate change played a major role in the historic rainfall that caused catastrophic flooding in Louisiana last month, nearly doubling the chance of such a deluge taking place, according to a fast-tracked federal report released Wednesday.

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    Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal

    Sat Sep 3 – The Guardian –

    The United States and China, the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, have announced they will formally ratify the Paris climate change agreement in a move campaigners immediately hailed as a significant advance in the battle against global warming.

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