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Renewable gas proposal by FortisBC falls flat with regulator

In a setback for FortisBC, the British Columbia Utilities Commission has turned down a proposal aimed at pushing renewable natural gas for new buildings, citing unfair cost burdens on existing customers.

Andrew MacLeod reports for The Tyee.

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Climate change's impact on prices is more than just hot air

A study reveals the inflationary ripple effects of rising temperatures.

Seth Borenstein reports for the Associated Press.

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Climate crisis will make Europe’s beer cost more and taste worse, say scientists
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Climate crisis will make Europe’s beer cost more and taste worse, say scientists

The quantity and quality of hops, a key ingredient in most beers, is being affected by global heating, according to a study. As a result, beer may become more expensive and manufacturers will have to adapt their brewing methods.

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Spain hit hard by rising price of olive oil as climate change takes its toll on production

Drought and extreme heatwaves have halved Spanish olive oil production. The price at origin has increased by 112 per cent since last year.

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As climate woes intensify, risks to food supply (and inflation) grow

Extreme weather events and our warming planet are primed to strike commodities and the food supply like never before.

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German supermarket trials charging true climate cost of foods

A leading discount supermarket in Germany has raised the prices of a selection of its products to reflect their real cost on people’s health and the environment.

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Cities stand to win big with the Inflation Reduction Act. How do they turn this opportunity into results?

The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act last fall was like turning on full-blast spigots of money for city governments to help pay for climate and energy programs that they’ve long wanted and needed.