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    Protesters target construction at Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby pipeline terminal

    Oct 28, 2017 – Global News –

    The battle over Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is heating up, with protesters targeting construction at the company’s Westridge Terminal in Burnaby on Saturday.

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    ‘The devil’s in the details’: Local leaders still have questions about Manitoba climate plan

    Oct 27, 2017 – CBC News –

    Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government announced their “Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan” on Friday, including $25-per-tonne carbon price.

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    Warm winters, scorching summers: New maps project impact of climate change

    Oct 26, 2017 – National Post –

    All of Canada is projected to get warmer in the future, including an “explosion” of 30 C plus days, even under a low-carbon scenario.

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    Americans want a tax on carbon pollution, but how to get one?

    Oct 23, 2017 – The Guardian –

    A new study finds that Americans are willing to pay an extra $15 per month on energy bills to tackle climate change.

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    US city bus routes are going all-electric ― and saving money

    Oct 19, 2017 – Inside Climate News –

    In all, 40 transit authorities in the United States have started integrating electric buses into their routes. The buses are more expensive up front but save cities money on fuel and other costs

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    Provincial carbon tax plan to be unveiled in two weeks

    Oct 12, 2017 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    A made-in-Manitoba green plan will be revealed in two weeks — after Premier Brian Pallister’s government received a legal opinion it is the only way to avoid having Ottawa impose its own plan.

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    Friendly policies keep US oil and coal afloat far more than we thought

    Oct 7, 2017 – Vox –

    “Energy analysts have made the point again and again that fossil fuels, not renewable energy, most benefit from supportive public policy. Yet this fact, so inconvenient to the conservative worldview, never seems to sink in to the energy debate in a serious way.”

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    TransCanada won’t proceed with Energy East pipeline

    Oct 5, 2017 – Canadian Press –

    TransCanada has cancelled plans for the Energy East pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects that were to take Alberta oilsands production to Quebec and New Brunswick and for export.

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    General Motors is going all electric

    Oct 2, 2017 – Wired –

    This morning, General Motors announced that it is working toward an all-electric, zero-emissions future. That starts with two new, fully electric models next year—then at least 18 more by 2023.

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