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    ‘A warning’: Acid pollution threatens ecosystems in Alberta and Saskatchewan, study says

    July 25, 2018- CBC News-

     

    ‘If we continue to emit at this level, there will be ecosystem damage’

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    First Nations file lawsuit over Husky oil spill into North Saskatchewan River

    July 24, 2018- The Canadian Press-

     

    Two First Nations in Saskatchewan have filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against an energy company responsible for an oil spill that fouled the drinking water supply of thousands of people two years ago.

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    Tiny farm grows giant crop in old Dartmouth shipping container

    July 21, 2018- CBC News-

     

    Farming inside shipping containers is the latest trend in urban agriculture, a way to get fresh, local produce even in the dead of winter. Containers are proving to be fertile locations because they provide moveability, sustainability and availability.

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    Heat Wave Scorches Sweden as Wildfires Rage in the Arctic Circle

    July 19, 2018- The New York Times-

     

    As Europe grapples with near-record temperatures and sustained drought, Sweden has become the latest nation to confront a wave of wildfires as far north as the Arctic Circle, prompting the authorities to evacuate some villages and to appeal for help from neighboring Norway and distant Italy.

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    Atlantic circulation is not collapsing — but as it shifts gears, warming will reaccelerate

    July 18, 2018- Science Daily-

     

    Data suggest that the recent, rapid slowdown of the Atlantic Ocean circulation is not a sign of imminent collapse, but a shift back toward a more sluggish phase. The slowdown implies that global air temperatures will increase more quickly in the coming decades.

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    ‘We have to start getting used to it’: Record-breaking temperatures heating up the globe

    July 19, 2018- CBC News-

     

    From Siberia to Africa to North America, it’s been unusually hot

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    Livestock with less methane: Scientists seek ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    July 19, 2018- CBC News-

     

    By breeding stock, improving feed and planting trees, scientists try to reduce gases from livestock

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    All aboard: Manitoba couple converting used school bus into eco-friendly, affordable home

    July 17, 2018- CBC News-

     

    For more than a decade, it hauled students to and from school, field trips and school sports, but now a 2001 International school bus will embark on a new journey to become home for a Manitoba couple eager to escape the cycle of rent and mortgages.

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    Global firm bans meat at company events in effort to be greener

    July 16, 2018- CBC News-

     

    WeWork will use less water and produce less carbon dioxide as well as saving the lives of animals.

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    Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

    July 16, 2018- CBC News-

     

    Heat stress linked to climate change likely to cause 38,000 extra deaths a year

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    Involve business in ocean plastics pollution issue, talks: McKenna

    July 10, 2018- CBC News-

     

    The federal environment minister says she wants business leaders involved when she and her counterparts from other G7 nations gather in Halifax this fall to discuss how to reduce the flow of plastic waste into the oceans.

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    Student bikes 1,600 km to connect with people facing climate change

    July 9, 2018- CBC News-

     

    The people he met along the way were eager to share their experiences with Climate change associated issues. To Laroche, understanding people’s experience is an important step in implementing effective policy.

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    Increased northern shipping potential danger for Arctic animals: study

    July 2, 2018- The Canadian Press-

     

    Increased shipping could make parts of the Northwest Passage among the most dangerous places in the Arctic for the whales and other mammals that live there, a study suggests.

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    Ontario cancelling cap and trade akin to pulling out of climate framework: Catherine McKenna

    July 4, 2018- The Canadian Press-

     

    ‘The Ontario government is making it clear that it is not taking climate action,’ says McKenna

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    Prince George installs B.C.’s 1st solar-power parking lot

    July 2, 2018- CBC News-

     

    Pilot project at city hall aims to understand how well panels hold up under northern conditions

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    Winnipeggers more likely to blame drivers than cyclists for conflict, new poll reveals

    June 28, 2018- CBC News-

     

    Results show broad approval for separate bike lanes, belief the city doesn’t have enough of them

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