Climate Change

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Wynne urges Harper to act on climate at Quebec premier's summit

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said Canada needs to take "more responsibility" to tackle climate change, and that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has to "take a position" on the issue. Wynne said...

"We've reached our boiling point": 25,000 take to the streets in Act on Climate March (VIDEO)

Around 25,000 people marched in Quebec City , where premiers from across Canada have gathered to discuss strategies to tackle climate change (B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Jim...
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"Pollution cannot be free anymore": businesses and unions discuss carbon tax in Quebec

Following the Act on Climate march in Quebec city this Saturday, union organizers, environmentalists and entrepreneurs discuss ways they can come together to create a greener economy in the province.

Wynne announces cap-and-trade plan to help battle climate change

TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario will take "an enormous step" to adopt a so−called cap−and−trade plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions and help battle climate...

Act on Climate March draws 25,000 to Quebec streets

Over 25,000 people are marching in Quebec City right now to call upon Canadian premiers to act on climate change, in advance of the climate talks on April 14.  "That means no new tar...

Royal Dutch Shell bids billions for major player in LNG Canada

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy British gas producer BG Group for the equivalent of US$69.7 billion in cash and stock, a move that could strengthen Shell's position in...
Economists urge carbon pricing to fight climate change

Forget federal leadership, blue-chip panel urges provinces to price carbon now

OTTAWA — The least costly, most efficient and effective way to reduce Canadian greenhouse gas emissions is by putting a price on carbon — and the provinces are best situated to make the move, says a...
"This is Our Home" Rally in Ft. Langley, April 11th

Rally against pipelines hits Fort Langley on April 11

A rally against oil pipelines, including a march and speeches, will be coming to Fort Langley on April 11.
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Oxford alumni to ‘hand back degrees’ if university doesn’t divest

“I studied climate change at Oxford...I think it’s totally wrong that the university would remain invested in fossil fuels. It’s totally rubbish,” an Oxford alumna said Monday.
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Climate change "ban" threatens public safety

Florida Governor Rick Scott's alleged 'ban' on words like "climate change" might just be stifling the state's ability to prepare for extreme weather events, said Tristram Korten, the journalist who...