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Brr, it's cold - or is it?

Think it gets really cold in Northern Canada? Well, yes it does, but does it feel cold? I’ve FELLLLT (Brr) colder in London England.

Dress warmly and you’ll be mostly OK in Northern Canada because it’s a dry cold. 35 more words

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Nobody Lives In Most Of Canada

The Map shows people what plants can grow where — and, by extension, why so many of Canada’s people are concentrated in cities and along coastlines. 70 more words

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I Worked in a Strip Club in a North Dakota Fracking Boomtown | Mother Jones

Around the same time, the Pentagon issued a warning that climate change, caused by unchecked fossil-fuel extraction, “will aggravate stressors abroad such as poverty, environmental degradation, political instability, and social tensions—conditions that can enable terrorist activity and other forms of violence.” A subsequent report issued by the CNA Corporation Military Advisory Board, a government-funded military research organization, went even further, stating that the effects of climate change—food insecurity and massive forced displacement, just to name two—”will serve as catalysts for instability and conflict.”

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Mark Carney: most fossil fuel reserves can't be burned | Environment | theguardian.com

The governor of the Bank of England has reiterated his warning that fossil fuel companies cannot burn all of their reserves if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate change, and called for investors to consider the long-term impacts of their decisions.

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EU drops dirty label on oilsands crude

A proposal published by the European Commission on Tuesday removes an obstacle to Canada exporting oilsands crude to Europe and comes at a time when tensions between the EU and top oil supplier Russia are running high. 62 more words

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Environmentalists - grassroots, less government

Global warming is not the only kind of climate change environmental groups in Canada have had to deal with in recent years. They’ve also been dealing with a major shift in the political climate that has forced them to change their approach to everything from carbon emissions to pipeline projects to keep up public support for their causes. 56 more words

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A 'game-changer' for global warming?

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon looks to have pulled off a remarkable feat in gathering world leaders together to spell out their national action plans for climate change, at a time when the issue had just about fallen off political radars. 29 more words

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