Tag: Climate Change

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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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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