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Fueling actions on climate change in Alberta

Climate change is a global issue, with people all over the world researching ways to limit human impacts on our climate. In Alberta, we’ve been working on this for a while, like in 2007 when we introduced… 613 more words

Climate Change

Number 85 - Offset my carbon footprint

Yesterday I calculated my carbon footprint and then made a donation to The Nature Conservancy that ‘offset’ my greenhouse gases for this year.

Unfortunately, offsetting emissions is not a solution to the environmental issues resulting from our lifestyles and consumption patterns: only decreasing actual emissions does this. 31 more words

The Carbon Footprint of Skiing...

This weekend was opening day in most places across the country. For me that meant two things: 1. Teton Gravity Research‘s annual ski movie and 2. 406 more words

Ski The East

Offsetting our carbon emissions

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On Friday the Smart family planted upwards of 20 trees up on an escarpment overlooking Las Palmas and Galdar, as part of an ARC team planting several hundred trees to support an initiative to replant the hillsides of the north of Gran Canaria, deforested long ago by the Spanish settlers for sugar plantations, and at the same time offset the carbon the fleet will emit as we cross the Atlantic.

     

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Regreening Myanmar

Lay Nyunt Aung looks out across the desolate landscape that stretches in front of him.  The scratchy dry ground shows few signs of life, though until recently this land provided a precious source of fire wood for local villagers.  928 more words

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