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    ‘The future is now’: Habitat for Humanity builds first net-zero homes in Winnipeg

    May 30, 2019 – The new owners have just moved in to the first net-zero homes that Habitat for Humanity has built in Manitoba. With their rooftop solar panels, these buildings produce as much energy as they consume.

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    Manitoba students walk out of class to call for climate action

    May 24 – CBC News –

    In spite of the rain, there was a massive turnout of youth and their supporters for the Student Strike rally at the Legislature and march to Winnipeg City Hall on Friday.

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    Germany tests first eHighway autobahn

    May 7 – DW.com –

    Germany’s first real-time test of electrified trucks fed via overhead cables amid heavy motorway traffic has begun near Frankfurt. 

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    Canadian Teens Are Striking Over Climate Change

    May 2 – Vice –

    High school students have been using a Slack channel to organize school strikes this Friday in 64 different communities across Canada.

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    UK Declares Climate Emergency

    May 1 – The Guardian –

    UK members of parliament have endorsed a motion to declare a formal climate and environment emergency. The move has been hailed as a necessary response to school climate strikers and groups such as Extinction Rebellion.

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