Nov. 30, 2023 – Politico – UAE officials running the talks are warning it may be impractical to call for the complete death of fossil fuels — infuriating activists and vulnerable countries.+
November 30, 2023 – Science Daily – A new study estimates that the mortality burden attributable to air pollution from fossil fuel use is considerably higher than most previous estimates — a phaseout of fossil fuels would have tremendous, positive health outcomes.
Nov. 16, 2023 – The National Observer – If Canada decides to succeed in cutting greenhouse gas emissions this decade, at the pace required for a safe climate and stable economy, our banks and pension funds must align with the same trajectory. We can’t dither. The federal government should commit to align our whole financial system with climate action.
Nov. 15, 2023 – World Meterological Organization (WMO) – Geneva, 15 November (WMO) – The abundance of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere once again reached a new record last year and there is no end in sight to the rising trend, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
While Tory critic lambastes Kinew for not signing ‘axe the tax’ letter, local heat-pump entrepreneur calls for action (Nov14’23)
Nov. 14, 2023 – Winnipeg Free Press – While Tory critic lambastes Kinew for not signing ‘axe the tax’ letter, local heat-pump entrepreneur calls for action.+
Nov. 13, 2023 – CBC News – The City of Winnipeg wants to hear from residents about what they think of waste collection in the city, including whether they would accept biweekly garbage pickup if the city launches a curbside compost program. The online survey, which is open until Nov. 30, asks how switching from the current weekly pickup schedule would impact residents.+
Nov. 8, 2023 – The Energy Mix – The world’s 20 biggest fossil fuel-producing countries are set to extract more than enough oil, gas, and coal in 2030 to defeat any hope of holding global warming to a relatively safe 1.5°C, and Canada is projecting the fourth-largest increase in oil production, according to a new analysis released this morning.
“Despite encouraging signs of an emerging clean energy transition, the world’s governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than would be consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C,” states the 2023 Production Gap Report produced by the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI), Climate Analytics, E3G, the Winnipeg-based International Institute for Sustainable Development, and the United Nations Environment Programme.+