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    Canada’s emissions target gets further away

    Apr 17, 2019 – Canadian Press –

    The return of oil and gas production following the devastating Fort McMurray wildfire and a colder than usual winter pushed Canada’s national greenhouse gas emissions up in 2017 for the first time in several years

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    Canada’s building code is getting a climate change rewrite

    Apr 12, 2019 – CBC News –

    Canada’s building codes are an extremely important tool to make real progress on climate change solutions and protecting us from its consequences. It’s nice to see that they are now planning to include aspects of adaptation and resilience into the code.

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    Using bricks for energy storage

    Apr 9, 2019 – Fast Company –

    Energy Vault uses cranes powered by renewables to lift giant bricks into a tower. When the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing, lowering the bricks back down creates new energy.

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    Shell quits major US oil lobby over climate change

    Apr 2, 2019 – CNN –

    Due to pressure from its shareholders, Shell has just quit the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers lobby group due to its resistance to the Paris Accord and carbon pricing.

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    Canada warming at twice the global rate, climate report finds

    Apr 2, 2019 – The Guardian –
    This new report says that if we fail to cut GHG emissions significantly Canada faces increases of 7-9℃ this century, and the Arctic faces 11℃.

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