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    Bigger hail might pummel the US as climate change gathers more force

    Jun 26, 2017 – The Verge –

    Last month, hailstones as big as baseballs pounded the Denver area resulting in Colorado’s costliest catastrophe, totaling $1.4 billion in damages. If climate change goes unchecked, we might see more of these extreme hailstorms in the future.

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    Councillor wants more buses on busiest routes

    Jun 21, 2017 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    Public works chairman Coun. Marty Morantz moved a motion at council Wednesday calling for Transit to consider more frequent service on routes with high ridership as part of its long-term strategic plan.

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    It’s so hot in Phoenix, planes are physically unable to fly

    Jun 20, 2017 – The Verge –

    An intense heat wave is crippling the West this week, sending the mercury above 49°C in places like Phoenix. In a sign of just how hot things are getting, some airlines have had to cancel flights because of the heat.

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    McKenna says it’s ‘only fair’ to exclude Saskatchewan, Manitoba from $2B carbon fund

    Jun 15, 2017 – The Star –

    Manitoba and Saskatchewan, the only two provinces that have not signed on, have been told they will only get their share of the funding if they sign up by the end of the year.

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    Climate change study thwarted by climate change

    Jun 14, 2017 – The Guardian –

    Warm temperatures create perilous ice conditions off Newfoundland, trapping fishing boats and tankers: ‘It’s not something you would expect to see there’

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    The bicycle turns 200 this month

    Jun 12, 2017 – Treehugger –

    Baron Karl von Drais needed a way to replace his horse; today we need a way to replace the car.

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    Edmonton launches pilot project to track building energy efficiency

    Jun 5, 2017 – Edmonton Sun –

    Edmonton launched a three-year pilot project Monday to track the energy efficiency of its large buildings, hoping to have as many as 300 taking part in the voluntary program.

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    Why China is stepping up against climate change

    Jun 2, 2017 – Associated Press –

    In reacting to Trump’s announcement that he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, China reaffirmed its commitment to the landmark agreement and is poised to spend heavily in coming years on renewables.

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