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    How climate change is behind this week’s extreme cold snap

    Jan. 31, 2019- CBC News-

    With wind chill values, it could feel like –51 C in some parts of Canada and U.S.

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    Trump used the polar vortex to mock global warming. This map shows how wrong he is.

    Jan. 29, 2019- Vox-

    Trump tweeted, “What the hell is going on with Global Warming?” Well, it’s still happening.

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    How green are avocados? (Yes, that’s a trick question)

    Jan. 25, 2019- CBC News-

    Also: More alternatives to road salt

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    Playing for the planet: How scientists use gaming to talk about climate change

    Jan. 24, 2019- CBC News-

    Using video games to make the impacts of climate change “tangible,” aims to help politicians make informed decisions.

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    What can we do, right now, about climate change?

    Jan. 21, 2019- The Guardian-

    Global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, describes the shifts needed to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5C.

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    Australia heatwave: overnight minimum of 35.9C in Noona sets new record

    Jan. 18, 2019- The Guardian-

    On fifth day of record-breaking extreme weather, temperatures in parts of Victoria, ACT and NSW forecast to soar above 40C, including in Sydney’s west

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    Wind power making gains as competitive source of electricity

    Jan. 16, 2019- CBC News-

    Recent contracts awarded in Alberta and Saskatchewan will keep electricity prices low

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    Coal-fired plants shutting down, despite Trump’s promises

    Jan. 14, 2019- CBC News-

    With cheaper natural gas and renewables, aging coal generators too expensive to keep up

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    Winnipeg lacks the financial dexterity to deal with mundane climate change

    Jan. 13, 2019- CBC News-

    Rather than a catastrophe, new and numerous financial headaches threaten the city

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    Carbon emissions up as Trump agenda rolls back climate change work

    Jan. 8, 2019- The Guardian-

    Last year’s 3.4% jump in emissions is the largest since 2010 recession and second largest gain in more than two decades

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    Climate change was the driving force behind destructive 2017 B.C. wildfire season, study says

    Jan. 8, 2019- CBC News-

    Researchers suggest global warming increased area burned up to 11 times

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    Wildfire soot darkening glaciers could speed up melt rate, scientists fear

    Jan. 7, 2019- CBC News-

    Soot and smoke contribute to melting of glaciers, as darkening ice absorbs more sunlight

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    2018 was 4th warmest year on record, EU climate change report finds

    Jan. 7, 2019- CBC News-

    This year will also likely be hot, Copernicus Climate Change Service says

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    A new climate deal has entered into force. It could change the course of our warming planet

    Jan. 3, 2019- National Observer-

    While celebrating our joint efforts and ultimate success, the world has to now brace itself for a new climate reality

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    Winnipeg Transit wants to know cost of buying up to 20 electric buses

    Jan. 2, 2019- CBC News-

    Estimate for ‘test fleet’ a baby step toward electrification; No source of funding yet known

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    Here’s what’s on the radar for climate change in 2019

    Jan. 1, 2019- CBC News-

    Could this year be a tipping point — for better or for worse?

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