Category Archives: Nature

Trump fuel economy rollback is based on misleading and shoddy calculations, study finds

Collection of several articles and scientific research analysis. — The Trump Administration on August 2, 2018, released a proposal to freeze model year vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards at model year 2020 levels through model year 2026, … Continue reading

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Hustle in the oil patch: Inside a looming financial and environmental crisis – Investigation

Just a few years after the boom, energy companies are shedding distressed wells for next to nothing. It’s a brisk trade in junk assets — and it’s going virtually unchecked by regulators. Who will pay to clean it up? JEFF … Continue reading

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Ottawa to announce rebates in provinces without carbon reduction plan

Giant flames burn off waste gases as smoke and steam belch from steel mills in Hamilton, Ont., on Feb. 1, 2007. J.P. MOCZULSKI/THE CANADIAN PRESS — SHAWN MCCARTHY – GLOBAL AND MAIL ENERGY REPORTER OTTAWA PUBLISHED OCTOBER 22, 2018 UPDATED … Continue reading

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Manitoba Hydro’s dirty power – and dark legacy

Construction of the Keeyask Generating Station project located approximately 725 km north of Winnipeg on the lower Nelson River. Manitoba Hydro / SunMedia — August 22 2018 A bit about MB Hydro’s dirty past that many do not want the … Continue reading

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Canada divided on climate and not leading by example

July 18 2018 Concerning article from the Globe and Mail below and other sources who are generally more reputable than many in the media. Many conservative minded folks are seeing climate change as a hoax or exaggerated to push carbon … Continue reading

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Pollution causing more deaths worldwide than war or smoking: Lancet

This more than sad especially when so many experts in so many fields involved in this detailed study and report agreed in the findings. Developing and middle class countries being hit the hardest and remote people like Canada’s Inuit facing … Continue reading

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This isn’t going to end well – powerful statements from novelist / biologist

Barbara Kingsolver’s novel Flight Behaviour is widely viewed as a climate change parable because it captures the emotional essence of living through an era of climate change. (Annie Griffiths) Sept 27 2017 – Kevin Yaworski – Global Citizen It is … Continue reading

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