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Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Are oil production emissions bad for your health? Ask Alberta’s energy regulator

Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.

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They say radical; we say rational

They say radical; we say rational

We’re not about to quit oil cold turkey. Does that mean we should continue with business as usual? In Canada, "business as usual" means rapidly increasing oil sands exploitation and…

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BC businesses take action on global warming

BC businesses take action on global warming

BC businesses take action on global warming as Province shows leadership in Copenhagen. VANCOUVER, BC (Dec. 17th) — Climate Smart announced today that about 52,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions have been tracked by over 160 BC small businesses as part of its program to help them reduce costs by cutting greenhouse gas emissions. That’s […]

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B.C. Budget misses opportunity to invest in green economy

B.C. Budget misses opportunity to invest in green economy

Media release from the David Suzuki Foundation: February 20, 2009 – While the B.C. government reaffirmed its commitment to tackling climate change, the David Suzuki Foundation is calling the 2009 B.C. budget a “missed opportunity to strongly position the province in the emerging green economy.” “The 2009 B.C. budget sustains the core of province’s climate […]

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David Suzuki Foundation assesses Ontario’s Green Energy Act

David Suzuki Foundation assesses Ontario’s Green Energy Act

Media release from the David Suzuki Foundation: February 22, 2009 – The Ontario Government is expected to introduce a Green Energy Act to the provincial legislature on February 23rd. The David Suzuki Foundation is one of many organizations that have called on the government to pass a Green Energy Act that would make Ontario a […]

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Saskatchewan’s Environmental Technology Sector Continues to Grow

Saskatchewan’s Environmental Technology Sector Continues to Grow

Saskatoon – An alternative energy technology has been approved for Go Green funding through the Ministry of Environment. Titan Clean Energy Projects Corporation of Saskatoon will use $160,250 of Green Technology Commercialization Grant funding to help in bringing its biomass briquetting technology to market.

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Biofuel bill won’t solve climate crisis but may make food crisis worse, say Greens

Biofuel bill won’t solve climate crisis but may make food crisis worse, say Greens

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s biofuel bill is not designed to address the climate crisis and it should be rejected by Parliament, says the Green Party. The government has introduced Bill C-33, which would make mandatory a minimum five percent biofuel content in all fuels by 2010. The government is claiming that Bill C-33 […]

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B.C. to make climate-change targets part of law

B.C. to make climate-change targets part of law

The B.C. government is expected to unveil legislation today formally outlining its ambitious climate-change agenda, setting into law the targets for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in the years 2020 and 2050. Meanwhile, one of the first concrete measures in Premier Gordon Campbell’s war on global warming was unveiled yesterday, a plan to shrink the government’s own […]

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Cutting car emissions saves lives: T.O. report

Cutting car emissions saves lives: T.O. report

A new study on the health effects of air pollution from traffic in Toronto says a 30 per cent reduction in vehicle emissions could save nearly 200 lives a year and $1 billion in health costs. The Toronto Public Health report, to be released Monday, also estimates that “mortality-related” costs associated with traffic pollution in […]

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How Cap-and-Trade Could Replace Foreign Aid

How Cap-and-Trade Could Replace Foreign Aid

Developing countries could earn tens of billions of dollars from pollution credits thanks to climate change?and make foreign aid a thing of the past in the process. Read on…

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