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Trudeau Liberals throw Arctic climate research a lifeline
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 10:01 PM

Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna and Science Minister Kirsty Duncan confirmed on Wednesday that they were freeing up new federal funds to send a lifeline to the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory – arguably the most important Arctic research lab in the world.

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Miami voters just sent their climate-change-denying governor a message
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:59 PM

With Hurricane Irma still fresh in their minds, Miami residents on Tuesday voted yes on a big funding measure to protect their city from climate change.

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Trump’s top environmental pick says she has ‘many questions’ about climate change
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:57 PM

Kathleen Hartnett White says there is an “incredible difference of opinion” among scientists about the issue.

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Climate change in Fiji as seen through the eyes of an Instagramer
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:55 PM

Fiji was once synonymous with a tropical paradise. But global warming and severe storms are now threatening the very existence of the islands. Fiji-born photographer Aaron March captures the fragile nature of his home.

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Globetrotter, stormchaser George Kourounis brings climate-change message to Edmonton
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:52 PM

In his lecture series,

On the Front Lines of an Angry Planet,

Kourounis presents audiences with images from some of his most awe-inspiring adventures documenting extreme weather events and natural disasters around the world.

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The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: ‘There is reason for hope’
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:45 PM

Until recently the battle to avert catastrophic climate change seemed to be lost. But with the tipping point just years away, the tide is finally turning, thanks to innovations ranging from cheap renewables to lab-grown meat and electric airplanes.

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Nominee drops paganism claim, says climate change is real
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:43 PM

An environmental nominee of President Donald Trump who had dismissed the threat of climate change and labeled carbon dioxide plant food, abandoned those positions Wednesday under questioning from Senate Democrats.

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Trump golf course has ruined dunes habitat, say conservationists
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:40 PM

Ecologists suspect construction work for president’s Aberdeenshire golf course will strip moving dunes of SSSI protection.

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China’s Hebei says has met five-year pollution targets
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:39 PM

The smog-prone northern Chinese province of Hebei has fulfilled its 2013-2017 targets to cut pollution, coal consumption and steel capacity, the local government said on Wednesday.

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In India, air so dirty your head hurts
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:37 PM

Delhi can’t seem to get on top of its air pollution problem.

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‘As close as the US gets to Egypt’s pyramids’: How Chaco Canyon is endangered by drilling
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:06 PM

Irreplaceable cultural resources in New Mexico are among those areas targeted for expedited drilling – and conservationists say it’s ‘like losing pages and chapters of that history book’.

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Germany’s dirty coalmines become the focus for a new wave of direct action
Wednesday November 08th 2017, 9:04 PM

Not far from the UN climate talks taking place in Bonn, activists frustrated with slow progress by governments are turning up the heat at the Hambach opencast mine, highlighting Germany’s failure to live up to its green pledges.

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