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‘What will you tell your children?’: Greta Thunberg blasts climate inaction at Davos
Goodbye, gas furnaces? Why electrification is the future of home heating
Jan 20,2020 – CBC News –
We need to completely eliminate the burning of fossil fuel in the next few decades. That means no more natural gas furnaces. This article suggests alternative heat sources. However, it is missing an essential step – reducing the building’s total energy consumption so that “everyone” can make the switch without having to have a much larger electrical grid.
Alberta tar sands project to test Trudeau’s climate pledge in 2020
Dec 27, 2019 – CBC News –
One of the first things Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has to decide in the new year is whether to give cabinet approval to the Teck Frontier mine project. That is a massive new tar sands project that environment advocates say is absolutely incompatible with reaching the “net-zero” target.
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Recent changes on our website…
August 14, 2019 – Manitoba Greenhouse Gas (GHG) data has been updated to include 2017. (5 webpages) Manitoba’s GHG emissions for 2017 reached an all-time high.
There will be a bunch more Idle Free zones in Manitoba thanks to @wpgfdn. Here are some of the new locations: Ecole Laurier, @assiniboinezoo, @RETSDschools, @Maples1330, @sislercyber. If you are interested in purchasing a sign please contact us. #ClimateAction https://t.co/AUklxrTDL7
#thankyoucard I love my job! Teaching kids to be kind to the Earth is a great job. I’d like to thank @wpgfdn for the grant they gave us that allows us to continue this important work in #Winnipeg. Thank you John de Graff for asking me to come speak at your school. @RETSDschools https://t.co/zwPolDXqhJ
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