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

In the News   |   September 8, 2019

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The Liberals, Conservatives, New Democrats and Greens differ widely on what needs to be done to address climate change. Here is a detailed look at the different plans. Heading into the 2019 election campaign, the... read more

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Review backs Teck oil sands mine: Jobs, economic benefit outweigh environmental impact, it finds

Lesson Plans   |   September 6, 2019

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This article explains the reasoning behind the federal-Alberta review panel decision and explores the political implications of that decision.... read more

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Want to talk about climate change during the federal election? You’ll have to register for that

In the News   |   August 20, 2019

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Elections Canada is standing by its directive that to run election ads about climate change, environmental groups will have to follow rules that some organizations say would effectively silence them during a crucial debate. A... read more

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‘Climate change makes it worse’: Arctic fires threaten more dark days in the North

In the News   |   August 2, 2019

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The Shanghai Creek fire burns in the Yukon on July 30, 2019, triggering evacuation alerts for nearby Keno City and Elsa areas. YUKON PROTECTIVE SERVICES As summers get drier and warmer, infernos such as those... read more

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