Climate Change

A brain-eating species called the great tit is threatening other birds — thanks to climate change

  The Great Tits live in woodlands, parks and gardens across Europe, and they usually do not migrate. As the European winters become warmer, scientists are discovering the great tit — a common songbird in the area — is competing for nesting space and increasingly killing a migratory bird as a result (and eating their […]

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Feds select Ontario business as first recipient of new climate money

  Live Now: CTV News Channel The Trudeau government has selected an Ontario company as the first “winner” of funds under a part of the federal climate change plan on Thursday. “This is a big solution that’s going to make a difference in the lives of people in Ontario. It’s focused on how we cool […]

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National Party must stop holding Kiwis ransom with climate change outlook

  National Party must stop holding Kiwis ransom with climate change outlook thumbnail courtesy of stuff.co.nz

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‘We are all in this together’: California, Puerto Rico officials join in climate fight

In the wake of mudslides, wildfires and hurricanes, Southern California elected officials joined the mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital city on Sunday, promising to support each other in responding to climate emergencies.  Human-caused climate change is turning into a “medical emergency” that could result in death and disease for millions, according to British medical journal, The Lancet. USA […]

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Before they disappear: Treasured UNESCO sites at risk from climate change

  Before they disappear: Treasured UNESCO sites at risk from climate change thumbnail courtesy of cnn.com

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Jerry Brown: Climate change challenges as serious as those faced in World War II

  WASHINGTON — California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown warned that America and the rest of the world are falling behind in the fight against climate change and likened the challenge to fighting the Nazis in World War II. In an interview for Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” the outgoing governor called on President Donald Trump to […]

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Who will rebuild after a climate disaster as workers retire and weather worsens?

  When flood waters recede and hurricane-force winds die down, Canadians can expect it will take longer for their homes to be rebuilt or their power to be restored if the country’s labour market doesn’t soon catch up to the realities of climate change.  More powerful and destructive storms are driving up demand for construction workers, […]

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Ocasio-Cortez suggests 70% tax for wealthy to fund climate change plan

  By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN Updated at 10:57 AM ET, Fri January 4, 2019 Ocasio-Cortez suggests 70% tax for wealthy to fund climate change plan thumbnail courtesy of cnn.com

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Glaciers in Western Canada retreat because of climate change: experts

As the Earth warms at a faster rate than it did, a combination of less snow and a rapid melt is causing glaciers to recede in length and volume. File photo: Research technician May Guan (left), glaciologist Scott Munro, (centre) and glaciology technician Steve Bertollo take careful measurements as they install an automatic weather station […]

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El Paso to drink treated sewage water due to climate change drought

Something the rest of us can look forward to if real change doesn’t happen. El Paso to drink treated sewage water due to climate change drought thumbnail courtesy of cnn.com

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