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Environment/Climate Change

September 17, 2009

KYOTOplus is a mere 13 MP endorsements away from a majority in parliament

September 16, 2009

Harper government gives Canada an international black eye by refusing to name a Canadian representative to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

September 14, 2009

Ben Powless, a Mohawk youth and a student at Carleton University, has just returned from Panama and the International Indian Treaty Council. His brief report for NUPGE is included below.

August 14, 2009

Nova Scotia is one of the first provinces to impose regulated caps on greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions from power generation facilities.

August 14, 2009

Comprehensive new report outlines risks of poorly managed oil sands development and proposes a new approach

August 4, 2009

Meetings this week in Regina are critical leading into global UN climate conference at Copenhagen in December.

July 8, 2009

Recognizing climate threshold one thing - action is quite another.

July 2, 2009

A new report states the lack of a clear leader among the ranked nations and while Germany has slightly improved, countries such as Canada and Russia have completely failed the test.

June 4, 2009

The best way to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is not to put them there in the first place.

June 2, 2009

Tri-national Statement Responds to Industry Pledge to Commercialize GE Wheat