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David Suzuki: Canada’s cities lead on climate action

David Suzuki: Canada’s cities lead on climate action

Actions to prevent global warming will lead to livable communities, improved air quality and protection of natural spaces.

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Ontario failing in fight against climate change

Ontario failing in fight against climate change

Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says Ontario needs to get back in the game on climate change.

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Canadian academics call for oil sands moratorium

Canadian academics call for oil sands moratorium

The recent article in the journal Nature urged a moratorium on new developments in Alberta’s oil sands.

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Why are Obama and Harper so out of sync on carbon emissions?

Why are Obama and Harper so out of sync on carbon emissions?

Jeff Rubin compares two national energy policies going in different directions.

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David Suzuki: Only with political will can we avoid the worst of climate change

David Suzuki: Only with political will can we avoid the worst of climate change

A clean energy revolution is already underway and, as the world comes to grips with the need to change, it will inevitably spread.

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Ontario stalls in conserving transportation fuels

Ontario stalls in conserving transportation fuels

Environmental Commissioner says the Ministry of Energy should lose responsibility for conservation because of its inaction on transportation fuels.

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Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner: Time for action on transit funding

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner: Time for action on transit funding

Gord Miller today released Building Momentum: Provincial Policies for Municipal Energy and Carbon Reductions, the latest volume of his annual Energy Conservation Progress Report.

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Toronto can reduce greenhouse gases by 70 percent, says U of T prof

Toronto can reduce greenhouse gases by 70 percent, says U of T prof

Cities around the world can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by implementing aggressive but practical policy changes.

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Germany shows that renewable is doable

Germany shows that renewable is doable

Germany gets about 20 per cent of its overall annual electricity from renewable sources, including solar, wind, water, and thermal, and aims to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent from 1990 levels by 2020.

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Durban climate deal will allow increasing emissions until 2020

Durban climate deal will allow increasing emissions until 2020

While it is encouraging that a path forward now exists for an international agreement on climate change, the deal completed Sunday in Durban, South Africa, will allow greenhouse gas emissions to continue rising until 2020, at which point we may well exceed the tipping point on global warming, Citizens Climate Lobby said Monday.

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