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Alberta school lesson on oil sands prompts threats from parents amid sensitivity over industry’s image

In the News   |   December 11, 2019

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A Grade 4 lesson that included material critical of Alberta’s oil industry prompted a Facebook debate among parents that devolved into threats and prompted the school to call in the RCMP and cancel a holiday... read more

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How to save life on Earth

Lesson Plans   |   December 6, 2019

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This article explores the context, nature and requirements for a “Green New Deal” for Canada. (Jeremy Rifkin is the author of The Green New Deal: Why the Fossil Fuel Civilization Will Collapse by 2028, and the... read more

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Companies, unions, other leaders call on Ottawa and provinces to ramp up efforts on climate change

In the News   |   December 4, 2019

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An oil company, a bank and a consumer products giant are among a group of companies and civil society leaders asking Ottawa and the provinces to ratchet up efforts to tackle climate change, calling it... read more

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The great transformation: How to achieve a “Green New Deal” for Canada

In the News   |   November 15, 2019

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The world is running out of time to avert a climate catastrophe, but businesses have the technology to lighten our carbon footprint, and young people have the political will to make that happen. Does Canada... read more

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The sound of melting

Cartoons   |   November 5, 2019

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Planpincieux, a glacier on the Mont Blanc massif, has been sliding down the mountain at about 50 centimetres a day and a massive destructive crash may be imminent.

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Days before election, Greta Thunberg tells Albertans climate change cannot be “partisan, political question”

Lesson Plans   |   November 4, 2019

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This article relates the events surrounding Greta Thunberg’s visit to Alberta and what various people had to say about it.... read more

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What’s happening to the Arctic’s vanishing glaciers? As melting speeds up, we’ll find out soon

In the News   |   October 31, 2019

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The North is melting five times faster than it was before 2005, with alarming implications for global sea levels, Indigenous people and Arctic ecosystems. When federal scientists working in the High Arctic began monitoring a... read more

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Days before election, Greta Thunberg tells Albertans climate change cannot be “partisan, political question”

In the News   |   October 18, 2019

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Swedish activist Greta Thunberg marched alongside thousands of protesters in Alberta’s capital on Friday as she waded into a contentious debate about how to confront climate change just days before a federal election. Ms. Thunberg’s... read more

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Nearly two-thirds of North American bird species under survival threat due to climate change: Audubon society

In the News   |   October 11, 2019

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Nearly two-thirds of all bird species in North America will be at an increased risk of extinction if the world does not act to reign in climate change, a new report has found. Among the... read more

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On fire

Cartoons   |   October 3, 2019

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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg accuses adults of letting the world burn, even as Donald Trump's pants ignite from his lies.

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Federal election 2019: Where the four main parties stand on climate policy

Lesson Plans   |   October 3, 2019

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This article gives some scientific findings, outlines a political context and explains the stance of each of the four major parties on climate change.... read more

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21st century crucial for humanity and the planet: Sir Martin Rees

In the News   |   October 1, 2019

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Earth has been around for about 45 million centuries but, according to astrophysicist and author Sir Martin Rees, the century we’re living in is different in a crucial way. For the first time, a single... read more

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Facing the risk: Climate impacts that young Canadians will have to contend with

In the News   |   September 27, 2019

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For anyone younger than 20 – in other words, those who have lived entirely in this century – climate change is a fact of life that has fast become a matter of collective urgency. This... read more

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Catastrophic omen

Cartoons   |   September 26, 2019

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North America has lost more than one in four birds – a total of nearly three billion – since 1970, according to scientists who published a new study.

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Overshadowed

Cartoons   |   September 18, 2019

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Elizabeth May's Green Party released a radical pro-environment policy platform for the federal election.

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