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    Opposition to Trans Mountain pipeline expansion spikes 11 percentage points, survey suggests

    Jan 28, 2020 – CBC News –

    In Quebec, Ontario and B.C., public opinion seems to have turned sharply against the Trans Mountain pipeline. Meanwhile, support for the pipeline is up in Saskatchewan and Manitoba over the past 18 months.

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    BlackRock Is Getting Serious About Climate Change. Is This a Turning Point for Investors?

    Jan 27, 2020 – World Resources Institute –

    BlackRock is the world’s largest asset management firm. In January, it announced that it was changing its investment and engagement approach to focus on climate change risk and action. Here are four indicators to see if this will be a watershed moment.

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    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.

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