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Bottled Water at Issue in Great Lakes
Conservation and Commerce Clash
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Western States, Provinces Set Climate Emissions Trading Program
SACRAMENTO, California - The Western Climate Initiative governments today announced the design of their new regional market-based cap-and-trade program. The emissions trading program is intended to reduce climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions by 15 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. The program...
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Arctic Melting Shows Global Warming Serious
OTTAWA - The incredibly rapid rate at which Canada's Arctic ice shelves are disappearing is an early indicator of the "very substantial changes" that global warming will impose on all mankind, a top scientist said on Wednesday. Researchers announced late on Tuesday that the five ice shelves along...
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Big Oil Goes To Work Lobbying For Oil Sands
The Canadian corporate giants dominating Alberta oil sands extraction and refining lobbied the federal government intensively this summer, federal records show. The campaign began shortly after Liberal Leader Stephane Dion unveiled his plan for $15 billion worth of new taxes on carbon emissions and...
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Canadian Border No Longer Invisible in Vermont
DERBY LINE, Vt. - The changes started coming slowly to this small town where the U.S. border with Canada runs across sleepy streets, through houses and families, and smack down the middle of the shared local library. First was the white, painted lettering on the pavement on three little side...
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A Lesson From Across the Atlantic
Canadians don't want to be the 'melting pot' that the US boasts
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A War Is Brewing Over Water
Living in the Great White North, we spend a good portion of our year looking south with an envious eye to folks in the U.S. south and southwest basking in double digit temperatures while we're scraping ice off our windshields with cold-numbed hands. But millions of U.S. residents living in places...
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Palestinian Villagers Try to Sue Canadian Builders
Lawyers for a Palestinian village have begun a rare legal case against two Canadian construction companies working in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, accusing them of breaching war crimes laws and demanding an injunction to halt their work as well as damages worth around £1m...
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Airing His Laundry
Conservationist pins hopes on clotheslines
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The Great Pesticide Debate
Calgary committee to vote on the phasing out of cosmetic pesticides on Wednesday
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