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A ‘carbon bubble’ is coming, and Canada’s oilsands are doomed: study

June 5, 2018- Global News-   “This is going to have massive economic consequences,” said lead study author Jean-Francois Mercure.

Disclosing climate-related financial information is a game changer

June 5, 2018- Public Finance International-   Global markets need standardised, accessible information about the climate risks faced by investments…+

Singh, municipal leaders tackle climate change at FCM conference in Halifax

June 2, 2018- Winnipeg Free Press- In his speech, he told the packed ballroom at the Halifax Convention Centre that…+

Canada-wide rules to cut plastic waste proposed by 33 environmental groups

June 4, 2018- CBC News-   Zero plastics declaration wants 75% recycled content in single-use plastics, ban on PVC, styrofoam

‘It’s not easy. We need a shift in our mindset’: Study says reform best-before labels to reduce food waste

May 31, 2018- CBC News-   “When they see ‘best before’ they think it means if they eat it afterwards,…+

Electric-powered commercial trucks could be key to hitting climate change targets

May 31, 2018- CBC News-   While businesses try their best to make innovative solutions, Merida said governments need to…+

Five Things: the next steps for getting the Trans Mountain project done

May 29, 2018- The Canadian Press- The federal government announced a plan Tuesday to spend $4.5 billion on buying the…+

EU proposes to ban plastic straws, stirs, and cotton buds

May 28, 2018- The Associated Press- The European Union has proposed banning plastic products like cotton buds, straws, stirs and…+

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