Tag: Climate Change

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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Climate change agreement between USA, China

| February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Climate change agreement between USA, China

USA, China biggest contributors to climate change The United States and China promised Saturday to co-operate more closely in combatting climate change following a visit to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. In a joint statement, the two governments said they have agreed on steps to carry out commitments to curb output of […]

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Climate change is cyclical, not man-made

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Climate change is cyclical, not man-made

Climate change experts no more likely to be right than dart throwing monkeys By Stephen Murgatroyd   Despite admitting that predicting climate change in not possible, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) continues to propagate the likelihood of climate “catastrophe” and is demanding that nations take drastic action to mitigate it. The actual evidence, […]

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Reports of the demise of the Earth grossly exaggerated

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Reports of the demise of the Earth grossly exaggerated

Frontier Centre for Public Policy says Earth is doing just fine By Elizabeth Nickson for Troy Media At least there are no exploding children. The green movement’s latest unseemly manipulation of kids casts Downtown Abbey’s butler as Santa Claus in a dripping ice bunker, saying he has had to cancel Christmas because the North Pole […]

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Global warming confirmed by panel on climate change

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Global warming confirmed by panel on climate change

  “Let us discuss intelligently the best mechanisms we should undertake rather than believing that the temporary warming slowdown means we can go back to sleep.” – Elder By Phil Elder   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just issued its Fifth Assessment Report, a follow-up to its 2007 version on global warming. […]

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The ‘new normal’ in climate change and climate politics

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
The ‘new normal’ in climate change and climate politics

Recent severe weather changes Canadian public opinion about climate change By Clare Demerse   While Calgary just pulled off a “hell or high water” Stampede against incredible odds, Toronto is drying out after a storm that saw more rain fall in two hours than the city usually sees in the entire month of July. This […]

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Ottawa to introduce new greenhouse gas regulations

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ottawa to introduce new greenhouse gas regulations

New greenhouse gas regulations come as 2020 climate targets are predicted to be missed The federal government is weeks away from announcing new greenhouse gas regulations for the oil and gas industry, amidst forecasts of missing its 2020 climate targets. This follows media reports of Ottawa and Alberta considering proposals to regulate greenhouse gas pollution. […]

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Keystone XL pipeline – Obama sets new test for approval

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Keystone XL pipeline – Obama sets new test for approval

Climate impact can make or break Keystone XL pipeline By Clare Demerse In a landmark speech on climate change yesterday, U.S. president Barack Obama said that the climate impact of the Keystone XL pipeline proposal “will be absolutely critical” to his decision on its fate. In the hours since, it’s been a fascinating — and revealing […]

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