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How climate change is fuelling fires in Eastern Canada

Less than a year after hurricane Fiona caused widespread damage in Atlantic Canada and became the most costly extreme weather event ever recorded in the province, Nova Scotia is seeing an early and destructive wildfire season.

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Salvaging the sacred from climate disaster

A new project hopes to train a Vancouver Island First Nations “strike team” to save and salvage cultural and sacred artifacts from the growing threat of fires and floods as the climate crisis advances.
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Brandon Moffatt: Climate Action 2.0 starts with certainty and access to capital green economy leaders

Climate Action 2.0 means acknowledging Canada is now in a competition with other advanced nations that are building their own foundations to attract the top talent of the green economy.

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The carbon bomb makers — Canada versus our peers

It turns out Canada really is a climate leader — but sadly, in the wrong direction. Barry Saxifrage shows us how.
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Prince Rupert port set to ban cruise ships from dumping contaminated wastewater

A second port on Canada’s West Coast is proposing a ban on cruise ships dumping contaminated and acidic wastewater while docked to protect the marine environment.

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Canada refuses to back COP27 call to 'phase down' oil and gas production

Canada won't agree to add language calling for the phaseout of all fossil fuels — including oil and gas — to the final agreement at this year's United Nations climate talks in Egypt, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said.

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High energy prices spark coal revival in Czech Republic

In this part of northeastern Czech Republic, huge piles of coal are stacked up ready to sell to eager buyers and smoke belches from coal-fired plants that are ramping up instead of winding down.