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    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

    Carbon emissions up as Trump agenda rolls back climate change work

    Jan. 8, 2019- The Guardian- Last year’s 3.4% jump in emissions is the largest since 2010 recession and second largest…+

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