Albertans support tougher climate-change policies, including carbon tax, poll says

    Sep 30, 2015 – CBC News

    More than half of Albertans want the province to adopt stronger climate change policies, even if that means oilsands producers are faced with higher costs, a new poll suggests.


    Bank of England governor warns of risks from climate change ‘tragedy of the horizon’

    Sep 29, 2015 – The Guardian

    Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has warned that climate change will lead to financial crises and falling living standards unless the world’s leading countries do more to ensure that their companies come clean about their current and future carbon emissions.


    Climate change is so bad that the US and China agree on it

    Sep 28, 2015 – Wired

    President Xi Jinping announced his country’s commitment to cutting emissions from the White House on September 24, the same day Pope Francis lectured Congress on how climate change is affecting the world’s poor. None of this is accidental.


    Pope Francis backs urgent action on climate change, lauds Obama’s climate plan

    Sep 23, 2015 – Mashable

    In his first public remarks since arriving in the U.S. for an historic visit, Pope Francis jumped immediately into the hot-button issue of climate change policy by praising President Obama’s plan to curb emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases.


    California Wildfires: Thousands flee as blazes force evacuations

    Sep 14, 2015 – NBC News

    Hundreds of buildings have been lost to a fast-moving Northern California wildfire that had forced thousands to flee Sunday and hospitalized four firefighters with second-degree burns.


    Bowman backs emission co-ordinator, public reports

    Sep 10, 2015 – Winnipeg Free Press

    Mayor Brian Bowman said Winnipeg needs a climate change co-ordinator and committed to making reports about the city’s greenhouse gas emissions public.


    TransCanada investigates pipeline blaze that sent fireball into sky south of Emerson

    Sep 7, 2015 – CBC News

    TransCanada says it’s looking into what may have caused a natural gas pipeline fire that sent a large fireball into the sky south of the Canada-U.S. border in Minnesota over the weekend.


    City holds out on hiring a new climate change co-ordinator

    Sep 5, 2015 – Winnipeg Free Press

    As U.S. President Barack Obama implores world leaders to do more to combat climate change, the City of Winnipeg is doing less. The city parted ways this week with climate change co-ordinator Sean Madden, whose two-year contract ended Thursday. There are no immediate plans to replace him.


    Obama’s climate-change talk stands in stark contrast to Canadian party leaders

    Sep 1, 2015 – Canadian Press

    An international summit on Arctic issues that seems designed to burnish the green legacy of U.S. President Barack Obama is highlighting the absence of climate debate so far in Canada’s federal election.


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