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Canada is warming faster than we thought. What can we do about it? 4.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Bronwen Tucker While global temperatures have increased 0.8 C since 1948, Canada has seen an increase of 1.7 C -- more than double the global average. And in the Arctic, the warming is happening at a much faster rate of 2.3 C, the Changing Climate report says. A  new report  leaked one day early from Environment and Climate Change Canada shows that Canada is experiencing warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, with Northern Canada heating up at almost three times the global average. The changing climate report was prepared in a similar way to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports, as a synthesis of hundreds of peer-reviewed studies. It included details on a familiar catalogue of the impacts we can expect, not limited to increases in precipitation (particularly in winter), "extreme fire weather" and water supply shortages in summer, threatened freshwater systems, marine ecosystem collapse and a heightened risk of coastal flooding. As the  Toronto Star  noted, the report ...
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A generation of right-wing politicians ruins Preston Manning's dream of 'green capitalism' 3.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
David J. Climenhaga Let's start with a pop quiz. Who said this? "One of the biggest issues will be the question of how much of current revenue from non-renewable resources should be saved and how those savings should be invested … so that, if the day ever comes that oil and gas isn't as significant as it is now, there's something to replace it." If you thought Rachel Notley, you would be wrong. The answer is Preston Manning, once upon a time the godfather of the Canadian right. He was speaking back in 2006 in an interview with Canadian Business Magazine. Later in the same interview, he noted "there is a growing concern about environmental conservation and I think the question is not whether you make a major effort to improve environmental quality and environmental conservation but how is it to be done? Do you rely increasingly on government regulation and intervention or do you rely more on the marketplace?" In other words, something like the carbon tax Jason Kenney has promised to eliminate in Alberta ...
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Repowering old mines with new energies in the southwestern United States 3.4.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Renewables bring plenty of new potential to communities left
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Report Report: Food waste, investing, transportation, systems change, plastic pollution 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
The latest crop of research reports on sustainable business, climate and cleantech topics.
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Bikes, EVs and LNG trucks: How delivery giant UPS is steering 'beyond diesel' 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
Bikes, EVs and LNG trucks: How delivery giant UPS is steering 'beyond diesel'
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Why Clif Bar created a multimillion-dollar fund to help farmers invest in resilience 1.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The first focus: helping organics operations become hosts for wind turbines.
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4 creative ways cities are transitioning to a clean energy future 1.4.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The Bloomberg Philanthropies' American Cities Climate Challenge is accelerating community climate leadership.
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Charging up: A review of electric vehicle workplace charging 1.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: ScottMadden explains how electric utilities and workplace charging hosts can contribute to the long-term success of electric vehicles.
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Tracking the relationship between the oil supermajors and climate change 29.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
The top five gas companies say that they're investing in clean energy — but how true is that claim?
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Utilities should consider these creative tools to speed system decarbonization 28.3.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Recent news provided a "mic drop" to power providers.
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New York lights way in cutting customer costs with clean energy 28.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Utilities are getting new incentives to invest in so-called non-wires solutions such as rooftop solar, battery storage, energy efficiency and smart load controls.
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The age of anxietment: anxiety, excitement and opportunity (zones) 28.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A new federal incentive with bipartisan support looks to innovative and sustainable development.
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Republican Efforts To Counter Green New Deal Show How Far Climate Debate Has Shifted 28.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The Green New Deal resolution drama aside, two GOP lawmakers are pushing proposals that abandon the party's outright climate change denial.
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The sector-linking hydrogen economy heats up 27.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The industry is already valued at more than $100 billion as two broadly categorized types of disruptive activity take hold.
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The decarbonization ideals underlying the Green New Deal are not unattainable 26.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Massive electrification will bring about a new American abundance.
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Bernie Sanders Campaign Becomes 2020's First To Promise To Offset Carbon Emissions 21.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
In a Democratic field where it's increasingly hard to stand out on climate change, the Vermont senator is quick on the draw with a time-tested campaign move.
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Cargill, GM, P&G among group calling for market-ready renewable thermal energy 21.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Scalable commercial options for loads like heating or manufacturing processes haven’t caught up with climate goals.
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What’s a next-gen climate commitment? 15.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
We need to move beyond “sustaining” to meet the needs of future generations.
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Purchasing local solar power is a win-win for cities 14.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
The back story of Philadelphia's plan to build a 70-megawatt plant that will power up to 22 percent of its municipal government.
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Behold, a big-picture view of big-company climate commitments 13.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How many Fortune 500 organizations support some of the iconic campaigns? The answer may surprise you.
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