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Volvo, betting on electric, moves to phase out conventional engines

Jul 5, 2017 – New York Times – Volvo Cars on Wednesday became the first mainstream automaker to sound the…+

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…+

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…+

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…+

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…+

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:…+

The bicycle turns 200 this month

Jun 12, 2017 – Treehugger – Baron Karl von Drais needed a way to replace his horse; today we need…+

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…+

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