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Barry Saxifrage

Barry Saxifrage researches, charts and writes about the latest climate change information for the Vancouver Observer and other publications. Much of his work can be found on his website, Visual Carbon.

Tar Secrets Chart: Pssst, Mr Harper, don't let Obama see this ...

Tar sands current plans would create climate impact that rivals US coal.

BC coal report card: 2012 saw record climate failures

BC is failing spectacularly on the most critical climate task facing humanity.

Up to $500 billion in damages from Keystone XL oil

Will Obama lock the next generation into such a massive and accelerating debt?

US increases estimates for CO2 damage and data reveals hidden risks for oilsands and Canadian economy

Canada's economy and oilsands barrels are both increasing their climate damage despite CO2 cuts.

Climate change delivers U.S. another deadly, record-smashing tornado

The weird tornado weather just got even weirder (with amazing video).

Climate change is wild card as tornado seasons smash records

Tornado seasons whip saw between extremes spawning three most destructive twisters in world history.

Is jet-setting compatible with a safe climate?

The industry's climate pollution is massive, unregulated and surging to dangerous levels. Solutions exist, but...

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.

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.