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Video: How scientists are projecting future climate change

This video explores how the addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by human beings, has upset a natural balance between ocean, land and atmosphere that has been in place for thousands of years.

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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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Alberta crude may be too dirty, U.S. law says

Alberta crude may be too dirty, U.S. law says

Alberta’s oil sands are taking a hit from new U.S. energy legislation passed last month that has an unusual wrinkle suggesting that Canadian crude might be too dirty for the U.S. government. The legislation won’t allow any U.S. federal agencies to buy vehicle fuel derived from non-conventional sources unless the life cycle of its greenhouse-gas […]

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Countdown to Earth Hour

Countdown to Earth Hour

Frustrated by Canada’s stalling as the climate change negotiations head into their final hours in Bali? Then join a movement to let political leaders know you are worried about global warming and willing to do your part. Turn off your lights and electrical appliances for one hour one evening in March. It’s called Earth Hour […]

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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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B.C. premier to present agenda to reduce green house emissions

B.C. premier to present agenda to reduce green house emissions

British Columbia’s premier will present a green agenda as part of Tuesday’s throne speech, which will include a plan to reduce greenhouse emissions with set targets. Read on…

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Human rights body reconsiders Inuit climate change petition

Human rights body reconsiders Inuit climate change petition

In a surprising about-face, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has decided it will hold a hearing to determine whether climate change is a human rights violation. Read on…

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Green plan limited, PM warns

Green plan limited, PM warns

Canada will be off Kyoto targets by 50 per cent in 2012, Harper says.

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B.C. citizens reject coal-fired power

B.C. citizens reject coal-fired power

New poll shows British Columbians demand provincial law to reduce global warming.

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