Tag Archives: Greenhouse gas

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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Environment : 2011 rewrote the record books


The ecologically tumultuous year saw record greenhouse gas emissions, melting Arctic sea ice, natural disasters and extreme weather – and the world’s second worst nuclear disaster. The year 2011 was another ecologically tumultuous year with greenhouse gases rise to record … Continue reading

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Shift to clean energy


The following essay was written by Cheryl McNamara, Communications Officer of the Citizens Climate Lobby. I am pleased to present it here. Earlier this month, the world convened once again to nail down a post-Kyoto commitment on climate change. And … Continue reading

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Urban ‘heat island’ effect is a small part of global warming


Urban ‘heat island’ effect is a small part of global warming; white roofs don’t reduce it Cities release more heat to the atmosphere than the rural vegetated areas around them, but how much influence these urban “heat islands” have on … 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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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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