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    Canada needs its own Green New Deal. Here’s what it could look like

    Nov. 29, 2018- National Observer-

    This Green New Deal boils down to two key demands: Good Jobs and a Liveable Future

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    How to build a wind turbine for cities

    Nov. 30, 2018- CBC News-

    Also: The psychology of climate change skepticism

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    If there is ever a deepwater oil blowout, help could be weeks away

    Nov. 27, 2018- CBC News-

    Equinor documents say a capping stack could take between 18 and 36 days to arrive

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    Climate-warming El Niño very likely in 2019, says UN agency

    Nov. 27, 2018- The Guardian-

    Natural cycle has major influence on global weather, bringing droughts and floods

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    Want it tomorrow? Some online shopping habits are terrible for the environment

    Nov. 23, 2018- CBC News-

    ‘If you send something back, think about what happens to it’

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    Less smoke on the water: How ship operators are charting a greener course

    Nov. 23, 2018- CBC News-

    Also: Online shopping is wasteful – but it doesn’t have to be


    What Doug Ford’s climate change plan is expected to look like

    Nov. 21, 2018- CBC News-

    Signals from Ford’s government suggest Ontario will copy Australia’s carbon emissions reduction fund

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    The straight poop on disposable diapers, from cloth alternatives to a recyclable future

    Nov. 21, 2018- CBC News-

    Billions of diapers are sent to landfill every year. Is there a greener way?

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    Air pollution cuts two years off global average lifespan, says study

    Nov. 20, 2018- The Guardian-

    Analysis finds toxic air trims lifespans by 1.8 years, making it main threat to human health

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    Offshore oil spill appears to be largest in Newfoundland history, effects still unknown

    Nov. 19, 2018- CBC News-

    Severe storms have made it impossible to send devices underwater to survey damage

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    Mitigating flood risks in your own backyard

    Nov. 16, 2018- CBC News-

    A new report details ways local communities can boost their resiliency to extreme weather events

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    Policies of China, Russia and Canada threaten 5C climate change, study finds

    Nov. 16, 2018- The Guardian-

    Ranking of countries’ goals shows even EU on course for more than double safe level of warming

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    Supermarkets still produce thousands of tonnes of plastic bags

    Nov. 15, 2018- The Guardian-

    Greenpeace says retailers failing to take responsibility for reducing footprint

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    There’s a right way to avoid carbon tax

    Nov 14, 2018 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    This opinion piece reminds us that NOT putting a price on carbon pollution is, “in effect, a subsidy paid to emitters by victims and governments who pick up the costs of more damage from climate change. “

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    Climate change will heat up cities and rural areas differently

    Nov. 13, 2018- CBC News-

    Design can mitigate daytime urban warming, but has minimal effect on nighttime

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    Entire cities evacuate as hellish wildfires whip through California

    Nov 9 2019 – Grist –

    A trio of rapidly expanding wildfires are burning in California, marking the latest in a string of harrowing climate-related disasters in America.

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    Chinese electric cars are coming to Canada, but you can’t have one yet: Don Pittis

    Nov. 8, 2018- CBC News-

    North American producers must keep technology up — and prices down — to stay competitive

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    How climate change is affecting rural Honduras and pushing people north

    Nov. 6, 2018- The Washington Post-

    How droughts and crop failures are impacting social factors in Honduras…

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    Over the Volcano

    Nov. 5, 2018- CBC News-

    Warning signs emerge from the shrinking glacier atop B.C.’s Mount Meager

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    Ecological collapse of Toronto’s ravine system has begun, researcher says

    Nov. 4, 2018- CBC News-

    But Eric Davies, U of T PhD student, says public-private partnership could save the green spaces

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