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Pachauri's Incredible Shrinking Footprint

A court has barred the former IPCC chairman from his workplace and forbidden travel abroad without permission. A conference at Harvard University has withdrawn his guest speaker invitation. 398 more words

IPCC

U.S. Waters Polluted by 10 Million Tons of Dog Poop

by Jennifer Mueller

The 78 million dogs living in the United States create 10 million tons of feces annually, polluting waterways and posing a threat to public health, according to a pet waste removal service asking Americans to pledge to… 482 more words

United States

Prentice meets with oilsands critics as U.S. trip wraps up | video

NEW YORK — In the financial capital of the world, Premier Jim Prentice reached out both to those whose money fuels development of the oilsands and to some of the harshest critics of Alberta’s energy megaprojects. 556 more words

Politics

Food Expiration Dates Cost You Money

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – From milk to meats, salad to cereal, if it’s in the grocery store it’s got a date on it. 238 more words

News

Prentice facing big challenges and opportunities in Washington

WASHINGTON — Alberta has a higher profile in Washington, D.C.’s halls of power than likely anytime in the past — for good or for ill — thanks to the Keystone XL pipeline. 1,009 more words

Politics

Environmental Investigation of Oil Sands Tailings Ponds Unlikely, and Alberta GHG Emissions Regulations Stalled

The Commission on Environmental Co-operation (CEC) was created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to resolve environmental disputes and to provide an outlet for the public’s environmental concerns. 184 more words

Tar Sands: Canada's First Nation Communities Are Paying the Price

Dr. John O’Connor, a family physician in northern Alberta, is fighting to help the local First Nations battle the adverse health impacts of living in the shadow of the world’s dirtiest oil fields. 66 more words

Tar Sands