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Climate change is wild card as tornado seasons smash records
Tornado seasons whip saw between extremes spawning three most destructive twisters in world history.
May 29th, 2013
Do the oilsands threaten our safe climate? Hansen's "game over" vs Oliver's "minuscule amount"
Here is a chart that lets you decide who's right…
May 14th, 2013
Is jet-setting compatible with a safe climate?
The industry's climate pollution is massive, unregulated and surging to dangerous levels. Solutions exist, but...
May 7th, 2013
Do electric cars cause more or less climate pollution than gasoline cars? Take a look.
Compare the climate impact of electric and gasoline cars at a glance.
Apr 17th, 2013
Keystone XL will "lock in" more climate pollution than Canada now emits in a decade
The biggest Keystone XL battleground is over "lock in". Big oil demands it. The IEA red flags it. Climate hawks vow to prevent it.
Apr 8th, 2013
Alberta to cause three-quarters of Canada's climate failure
When it comes to fighting climate change, Alberta talks a good story but delivers only climate failure for Canada.
Apr 1st, 2013
WTF? We just experienced 4,000 years of global warming in two decades
Fossil fuel pollution shatters 1,100 decades of climate calm.
Mar 27th, 2013
New York Times urges "no" to Keystone XL. Joe Oliver and Globe & Mail respond with climate fiction.
The New York Times editorial board recently called on President Obama to say "no" to Keystone XL. Here are some excerpts: He should say no, and for one overriding reason: A president who has...
Mar 12th, 2013
Keystone XL pipeline not needed: US State Dept. report
The new report makes it easier for Obama to say "no," by demolishing the main arguments in favour of the controversial oil sands pipeline.
Mar 7th, 2013
Russian meteor explosion vs climate change
Which packs a bigger punch: a 40 tonne meteor or our invisible CO2 emissions?
Feb 16th, 2013