Tag: Climate Change

SaskPower carbon capture project – energy saviour or pig in a poke?

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
SaskPower carbon capture project – energy saviour or pig in a poke?

SaskPower carbon capture project at coal-fired power plant near Estevan By Dale Eisler for Troy Media If you happened to be in Saskatchewan mid-morning on October 2, you might have noticed a giant sucking sound coming from about 250 people, including Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, Federal Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford, senior management with the […]

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Opening of Saskatchewan carbon capture project idraws global interest

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Opening of Saskatchewan carbon capture project idraws global interest

Saskatchewan carbon capture project to reduce emissions by 90 per cent A carbon capture and storage project touted as the world’s first commercial-scale operation of its kind attracted international attention Thursday at its opening in southeastern Saskatchewan. SaskPower said more than 250 people from at least 20 countries attended the unveiling of the $1.4-billion facility that […]

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Climate change has always been with us – Dr. Patrick Moore

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Climate change has always been with us – Dr. Patrick Moore

Founder of Greenpeace says climate change cannot be accurately predicted The emergence of climate change as a pivotal global issue has brought with it an array of assumptions and predictions, many of which evoke fear and guilt. In my opinion, there is no conclusive proof that human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) are the dominant […]

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Science Matters: Canadian cities lead on climate action

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Science Matters: Canadian cities lead on climate action

Science Matters by David Suzuki Amid the dire warnings about global warming’s impacts, what’s often overlooked is that actions to reduce or prevent them will lead to livable communities, improved air quality, protection of natural spaces and greater economic efficiency, to name just a few benefits. So it’s not surprising that tangible positive action on […]

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Climate change computer models flawed, contradict data

| June 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Climate change computer models flawed, contradict data

Climate change scientists can’t explain 16-year pause in global warming By Michelle Stirling-Anosh   During a presentation in Calgary recently, economist Ross McKitrick told his audience that we should be more concerned about the flaws inherent in climate change models than the current 16-plus year pause in global warming. McKitrick pointed out that historically computer models […]

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Greenpeace claims double standard over Alberta billboards

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Greenpeace claims double standard  over Alberta billboards

Greenpeace billboard ad denied by Pattison Outdoor Greenpeace wants to know why its billboard on solar energy was rejected in Edmonton while an ad denying that humans have an impact on climate change is up in Calgary. The group says it had a deal two years ago with billboard company Pattison Outdoor to display an […]

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Athabasca Glacier shrinking, may disappear within a generation

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Athabasca Glacier shrinking, may disappear within a generation

Athabasca Glacier called melt a major climate change issue What’s believed to be the most-visited glacier in North America is losing more than five metres of ice every year and is in danger of completely disappearing within a generation, says a Parks Canada manager. The Athabasca Glacier is the largest of six ice sheets that […]

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Keystone XL: PMO scolds Jimmy Carter over pipeline position

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Keystone XL: PMO scolds Jimmy Carter over pipeline position

Benefits to having secure oil partner like Canada with Keystone XL, Harper’s office reminds Carter The Prime Minister’s Office reacted swiftly Wednesday to a letter signed by Nobel laureates, including Jimmy Carter, urging President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. Carter is the first former president to come out against Keystone, sparking Stephen […]

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Canadian climate change already locked in: report

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Canadian climate change already locked in: report

Canadian climate change report:  more floods, crop patterns change, fresh water fish endangered Top scientists say the latest international report on climate change shows that Canadians must wake up to the impact of warming temperatures on land, on water and in communities across the country. They say the Intergovernmental Report on Climate Change, released Sunday […]

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Climate change ‘consensus’ just bandwagon psychology

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Climate change ‘consensus’ just bandwagon psychology

Some scientists think human activity has only a small impact on climate change By Michelle Stirling-Anosh   Four major surveys cite a 97 per cent ‘consensus’ by climate scientists on human greenhouse gas emissions as the cause of recent climate change. This ‘consensus’ is frequently mentioned as justification for imposing carbon taxes or GHG reduction targets […]

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