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Report: Renewables Produce More Bang for Our Buck

Report: Renewables Produce More Bang for Our Buck

A new BlueGreen Canada report suggests that the money the federal government currently spends on oil subsidies could create between 18,000 and 20,000 jobs in clean technology. In comparison, that...

Hurricane Sandy and Our Rapidly Closing Window

Hurricane Sandy and Our Rapidly Closing Window

Photo: Home destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens, New York, by Brad Hamilton. Anyone who has seen the images last week of the havoc wrought by Hurricane Sandy is doubtless...

The Wonder Down Under: Tim Flannery in Conversation

The Wonder Down Under: Tim Flannery in Conversation

Recently, we had the chance to sit down with Tim Flannery, author of The Weather Makers—one of the most influential books on global warming ever to see print. An internationally acclaimed...

"Defend Our Coast" Underscores Desire for Clean Energy

"Defend Our Coast" Underscores Desire for Clean Energy

Close to 5,000 people have signed up to attend a mass action in Victoria, B.C. today intended to stop the proposed Northern Gateway and Kinder Morgan pipelines, and the increased oil tanker traffic...

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Saudia Arabia Charts Zero-Carbon Path

The nation with the world's largest proven reserves of conventional crude oil wants to be 100 percent powered by zero-carbon energy sources so that it can save its oil for other future uses, such as...

Report: Canada's $60 Billion Opportunity

Report: Canada's $60 Billion Opportunity

Canada's share of the growing  global market for low-carbon goods and services—such as wind turbines, solar panels, efficient vehicles, and efficient buildings—is worth about $8 billion today,...

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CBC Reveals Horrible Truth About Wind Turbines

Last night, news program This Hour Has 22 Minutes highlighted the issue of wind turbine impacts. "Some call windmills an important part of our sustainable  future," the program's investigative...