Climate Change

02/12/18
Author: 
Richard Smith
The wildfire that wiped out Paradise, California, viewed from space. At last count, there were 88 confirmed dead, 296 missing, The fire destroyed 13,972 homes, 528 commercial buildings and 4,293 other structures. (NASA)

 

Nov. 26, 2018

Richard Smith argues for an emergency plan to meet the climate emergency and "do what the science demands before it's too late."  This is an abridged version of a paper that will appear in the March 1, 2019 special issue of Real-World Economics Review.[1]

02/12/18
Author: 
Fatima Syed
Justin Trudeau

November 29th 2018

Canada’s current climate policies are "very insufficient" and would help increase global temperatures by a catastrophic 5 C by the end of the century, according to a new study that ranks the climate goals of countries around the world.

02/12/18
Author: 
Feargus O'Sulllivan
Andrew Winning/Reuters Spain Wants to Ban Cars in Dozens of Cities, and the Public’s on Board

[Comment on this article by David Hendrickson‏ @davidjhen on Twitter: 

And Delta BC wants a 10 lane bridge towards endless congestion...

David Hendrickson added,

CityLabVerified account @CityLab

Spain wants to ban cars in dozens of cities, and the public’s on board, @FeargusOSull reports https://trib.al/oYsg6CD 

5:56 PM - 30 Nov 2018 from Vancouver, British Columbia

30/11/18
Author: 
Extinction Rebellion

Watch this video from Extintion Rebellion Scotland: 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/336959893164229/permalink/960834600776752/

26/11/18
Author: 
ENvironnement JEUnesse
Quebec’s youth sue the Government of Canada for its inaction on climate change!
[Note: In ENvironnement JEUnesse, the name of the group taking this action, the upper case letters spell ENJEU, which translates as "stake" (as in what is risked) or "challenge" (as in a problem that confronts you).]
24/11/18
Author: 
U.S. government
“The assumption that current and future climate conditions will resemble the recent past is no longer valid.”
CRISIS CONFIRMED

Posted on November 24, 2018

Summary of major U.S. government report that warns of major threats to human health and safety, quality of life, and economic growth

24/11/18
Author: 
Extinction Rebellion Vancouver
Launch of Extinction Rebellion Vancouver

Here is the link to the new Extinction Rebellion Vancouver Facebook page.

Photo: Launch of Extinction Rebellion Vancouver

21/11/18
Author: 
Donald Gutstein 

From the new book on Canada and global warming: ‘The Big Stall.’

14 Nov 2018

20/11/18
Author: 
Jonathon Gatehouse

Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Russia were judged the worst performers in a report by Climate Transparency when it comes to limiting emissions, but the group's report card for Canada is hardly better, citing the absence of 'ambitious renewable energy targets and policies.' (Miguel VillagranGetty Images)

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