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Trump used the polar vortex to mock global warming. This map shows how wrong he is.

Jan. 29, 2019- Vox- Trump tweeted, “What the hell is going on with Global Warming?” Well, it’s still happening.

How green are avocados? (Yes, that’s a trick question)

Jan. 25, 2019- CBC News- Also: More alternatives to road salt

Playing for the planet: How scientists use gaming to talk about climate change

Jan. 24, 2019- CBC News- Using video games to make the impacts of climate change “tangible,” aims to help politicians…+

What can we do, right now, about climate change?

Jan. 21, 2019- The Guardian- Global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, describes the shifts needed to keep global warming to a…+

Australia heatwave: overnight minimum of 35.9C in Noona sets new record

Jan. 18, 2019- The Guardian- On fifth day of record-breaking extreme weather, temperatures in parts of Victoria, ACT and NSW…+

Wind power making gains as competitive source of electricity

Jan. 16, 2019- CBC News- Recent contracts awarded in Alberta and Saskatchewan will keep electricity prices low

Coal-fired plants shutting down, despite Trump’s promises

Jan. 14, 2019- CBC News- With cheaper natural gas and renewables, aging coal generators too expensive to keep up

Winnipeg lacks the financial dexterity to deal with mundane climate change

Jan. 13, 2019- CBC News- Rather than a catastrophe, new and numerous financial headaches threaten the city

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