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All the oil pumped down Enbridge's North B.C. pipeline will be spilled
Every gallon of tar sands crude that Enbridge wants to pump down its proposed BC pipeline will be effectively spilled -- into the atmosphere.
Jan 16th, 2012
The rain returns. We can either cower under our umbrellas, or embrace one of the defining features of our city.
Sep 26th, 2011
Spring funk won't last; normal summer temperatures for Canada
TORONTO -- Mother Nature is planning to give Canadians a reprieve from the cool, soggy spring weather that's blanket most of the country -- she just might do it in unorthodox ways, the Weather...
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May 30th, 2011
Envision the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan
An interview with a city sustainability planner.
Jan 27th, 2011
The food (and water) crisis
The last time food prices were this high, demonstrations broke out in developing countries around the world. What's really behind the recent increase?
Jan 20th, 2011
Hunting NYC's car bombers, nuclear weapons, BP oil, climate calamity
Today's top international stories...
May 3rd, 2010
Copenhagen Videoblog: Cutting Corners on Climate Change
Copenhagen Conference goes into overtime and the problems remain unsolved. Issues punted to G20. Harper regretting he said yes to Canada hosting G20? (read more)
Dec 18th, 2009
Canada at Copenhagen Cheat Sheet
As Harper faces angry demonstrators at the Climate Change Conference in Denmark, we take you back a few steps. How did we get here? Copenhagen and Canada 101.
Dec 16th, 2009
Canada Falling Dangerously Behind US Efforts
The US needs to do much more, but by contrast Canada is not even trying. And this should be a real worry for all Canadians. I’ve been circulating this report contrasting Canadian and US federal...
Dec 15th, 2009