Tag Archives: Environment

Climate, health and food


How to tackle the climate, health and food crises, all at the same time. Reducing the soot pumped out by cars and cooking fires and the methane from coal mines and oil wells would rapidly curb global warming, prevent air … Continue reading

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Natural-gas plans threaten greenhouse-gas targets


In a comment made 7:09 PM on January 5, 2012 to an article titled “Natural-gas plans threaten greenhouse-gas targets” http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bc-politics/natural-gas-plans-threaten-greenhouse-gas-targets/article2291990/comments/  “GlynnMhor of Skywall” claimed “All four of the major global temperature datasets show how temperature increases have stalled over the … Continue reading

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Sea levels will continue to rise for 500 years


Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures. Massive economic costs, social consequences and forced migrations could result from global warming. But how frightening of times are we facing? Researchers … Continue reading

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Europeans fear climate change more than financial turmoil


Respondents said climate change was the second most serious issue facing the world, after poverty The Eurobarometer poll (pdf) suggests that the majority of the public in the European Union consider global warming to be one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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Paying the Price – NRTEE National News Release


NRT RELEASES CANADA’S FIRST ANALYSIS OF THE COSTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE Climate Change Could be Expensive for Canada Ottawa – September 29, 2011 – Unless global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are brought down and Canada invests in adaptation, the economic impacts … Continue reading

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World’s largest firms ‘acting on climate change’


Climate is central to business strategy of 68% of the world’s 500 largest companies, compared with 48% last year A majority of the world’s largest firms are taking action on climate change as part of their business strategy for the … Continue reading

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Globe and Mail Personal Attack by “Eyes Wide Open”


In commentary at the Globe and Mail to the article “Cheap and dirty: Where provinces diverge on energy crossroads“, user “Eyes Wide Open” states at 8:23 PM on September 12, 2011 You’ve gotta laugh! Here we have Alan Burke talking … Continue reading

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