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Eco-leadership stalls in Assembly

Experts debate pros and cons of cap-and-trade as crucial deadline slips by

This article originally appeared in The Korea Times in January 2012.

By Philip Iglauer… 1,180 more words

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Ontario Invites Public Input on Climate Change Strategy

Ontario has released a climate change discussion paper and invites citizens, businesses and communities to share ideas about how to fight climate change .

The government will engage aboriginal communities and hold province wide consultations with citizens, community organizations, industry stakeholders, municipal representatives and businesses, and will publically post the discussion paper for comment on the… 250 more words


Geoengineering: to do or not do?

For those interested in science, and in global warming, a recent issue of Nature (vol 516, pp 20 – 21) showed some of the problems relating to geoengineering, which involves taking action to change the climate. 657 more words

Lima: Ontario, Quebec, BC and California Issue Joint Statement on Climate Change

Ontario, together with California, Quebec and British Columbia, issued a joint statement on climate change today. The four regions are in Lima, Peru, this week for the annual United Nations conference on climate change. 225 more words


Who really needs a Carbon Tax anyway?

We have a problem.

Climate Change is real, in fact, let’s not call it ‘Climate Change’ or ‘Global Warming’, let’s call it something else, because those terms have been over used and everyone is obviously tired of hearing of them. 694 more words

Hans-Werner Sinn’s theses on climate policy: a puzzle

I recently came across Hans-Werner Sinn’s 13 theses on climate policy. Prof. Sinn’s main target is Germany’s policy of radical transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources – the famous “ 260 more words


Could rising aviation emissions be good for the environment?

international aviation sector is likely to require a substantial number of offsets to meet its goal of achieving carbon neutrality above a 2020 baseline.  If these offsets are forestry related there is the possibility of generating substantial biodiversity co-benefits. 960 more words

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