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COP 23: Climate change talks [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski,

Representatives of nearly 200 countries started 11 days of talks on 6 November in Bonn, Germany, on how to further implement the 2015… 1,115 more words

PUBLICATIONS

The Lancet measures the impact of climate change on public health, productivity and more

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change is a global, interdisciplinary research collaboration which has published an annual review since 2016.   The Lancet Countdown’s 2017 Report  tracks 40 indicators across five areas, and concludes that the human symptoms of climate change are unequivocal and potentially irreversible. 258 more words

Environmental Policy

Leadership hopefuls must target complexity of climate issues

A report released this month by the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy — entitled Climate Change: The policy options and implications for Saskatchewan — should be required reading for all candidates seeking the leadership of the two major political parties in Saskatchewan. 383 more words

Saskatchewan

Rejection of greenhouse gas issue causes Sask. government to lose carbon tax high ground

The biggest news at the Saskatchewan Party annual convention might have come from Sunday morning’s bearpit session, when Premier Brad Wall revealed it’s unlikely the federal government has time to immediately impose its carbon tax. 654 more words

Columnists

Federal carbon tax deadline looms over Sask. as it ponders carbon capture's future

It’s expected the federal government will soon see an outline of how Saskatchewan plans to avoid a carbon tax by bringing in its own solution to carbon emissions. 492 more words

Saskatchewan

As gas prices soar across Canada, Saskatoon prices 'significantly low' in comparison: expert

Saskatoon motorists who set out to fill their gas tanks on Thursday got a shocking surprise when they pulled up to the pumps.

Prices had shot up to 116.9 cents per litre at most gas stations — an eight-cent jump from the previous day. 318 more words

Local News

EPA Controversy

The Enviromnental Protection Agency is planning on making it more difficult for scientists to remain on advisory boards, citing “conflicts of interests”.

This  is a dangerous proposition that upholds opinions verse facts. 41 more words