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    Did climate change intensify Hurricane Harvey?

    Aug 27,2017 – The Atlantic –

    “The breadth and intensity of this rainfall are beyond anything experienced before.” said a statement from the National Weather Service. What role did human-caused global warming play in strengthening this storm?

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    Harvey unloading incredible rains over Southeast Texas; Flash flood emergency in Houston

    Aug 26, 2017 – Washington Post –

    Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Southeast Texas on Friday night. The storm stalled over Southeast Texas and is forecast to remain there through the middle of the week unloading tremendous rainfall.

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    Energy East Pipeline review to look at upstream, downstream GHG emissions

    Aug 24, 2017 – CBC News –

    Canada’s national energy regulator says it will for the first time consider the impact of upstream and downstream emissions from potential increased consumption of oil at hearings into the Energy East Pipeline.

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    Where on Earth Is Manitoba’s climate plan?

    Aug 15, 2017 – DeSmog.org –

    The Manitoba government has effectively stopped talking about their climate plan. In fact, the latest action by the PCs has been to publicly announce that it’s seeking legal guidance on the constitutionality of a federally imposed carbon price.

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    Saanich to ask fossil fuel producers to pay up for climate change

    Aug 15, 2017 – CBC News –

    The Council of the District of Saanich BC has voted to send a “Climate Accountability Letter” to 20 of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies, asking the companies to pay their share of the municipality’s climate costs.

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    Airships for Churchill: U of M prof

    Aug 10, 2017 – Winnipeg Sun –

    Shipping goods to Manitoba’s north has never been cheap, and the closure of Churchill’s rail line has brought that to the forefront.

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    Market boosters should support made-in-Manitoba carbon tax

    Aug 10, 2017 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    OPINION – If the Manitoba government is committed to reducing emissions — as it is — then it must make an important policy choice about how to do so.

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    Iraq sends workers home as ‘ungodly’ heat grips Middle East

    Aug 10, 2017 – The Guardian –

    While Europe does battle with a heatwave named Lucifer, the Middle East is enduring a summer so brutal that even those accustomed to Baghdad’s searing August are labelling it “ungodly”.

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    New Manitoba coalition pushes premier to put price on carbon

    Aug 3, 2017 – CBC News –

    Carbon pricing schemes form an essential part of fighting climate change and must be part of Manitoba’s plan, a new coalition argues.

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