Proponents say that it has the ability to pull toxins from the body and improve symptoms of everything from anxiety, to tissue toxins, to flatulence.
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Carbon, number six on the periodic table of the elements, is at the very heart of climate change. Here's all you need to know to understand why. Basis of life Carbon is the basis of all life on this p...
A carbon neutral home and net-zero home are similar in that both produce as much energy as they consume over the course of a year. The difference is a net-zero home produces its own energy right on the home, whereas a carbon neutral home can produce its energy elsewhere in the community.
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Asking companies to shut down plants isn't easy but as Alberta wades into this challenge it behooves us to examine successful case studies where coal power producers, workers, governments and environmental groups worked together to shut down a coal plant in a smart, humane and economically responsible way.
Perhaps you've heard of the notion of a global carbon quota. I first learned of it a few years ago, and got a refresher on the subject last month. It jolted me then, but even more so this time. Here's an overview, with some basic math.
Soil is the thin crust of organic matter that supports all life on this planet. And if we treat it right it might just be solution to one of our greatest problems: climate change.
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CALGARY - A Liberal government would set national targets for reducing carbon emissions but would allow provinces to design their own policies to meet them, leader Justin Trudeau said Friday.Trudeau s...
For someone with a Master's Degree in Economics, Mr. Harper seems to ignore one of the most important rules of investing: hedge your bets. Harper's all-in bet on the carbon economy means that when the price of oil goes for a tumble, so does our economy and with it, our petrodollar.
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I want the government to send me my carbon cheque. And I think most people want theirs too.
You don't need to be a climate scientist to know that extreme weather events are threatening your quality of life and costing you money. Dragging our feet on putting a price on carbon pollution is no longer an option.
There are a group of people often overlooked in the fight against climate change and they can be one of our greatest allies as we figure out how to limit the damage from extreme weather, rising seas and threats to food security. They are the millions of indigenous people who live in the world's remaining forests. Often overlooked, ignored, marginalized and attacked, they stand at the heart of a global solution on climate change that all of us, whether we live in big cities or remote villages, can benefit from.
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Selling carbon offsets is an important funding mechanism for progressive organizations such as NCC and provides critical funds to steward existing properties and conduct future conservation activities. It allows companies to demonstrate the importance of climate change mitigation in their corporate missions.
Because Alberta oil is landlocked and therefore traditionally sold below world prices, it's been suggested that bringing it east will lower energy prices for us. It's probably more realistic to expect that Alberta crude will get more expensive as soon as a pipeline links it to us, and the world market.
Canada's carbon emissions in 2020 will be 20% per cent higher than Harper government's promised reductions under the 2009 Copenhagen Accord. More importantly, Canada's emissions will be 66 per cent to...
In this sequel to my previous article, I shed light on some of the recent divestment decisions by European banks, sending a stern message to the fossil fuel sector. I've also featured researchers who...
While Canada is so good and efficient at squeezing every available drop of profit out of our opportunities, we seem to have missed the most important lesson they teach in the School of Capitalism: strategic planning. And suddenly, after so many fat cow years, our customers' tastes started to change -- and, in record fast time, we started look and behave like the world's least sophisticated capitalists. We may have been the envy of the world but we were actually amateurs all through the fat cow years and now we're starting to pay for it.
A new survey of some of the world's leading low-carbon energy research shows that Canada can realistically set course for an 80 per cent reduction in its energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. But 80 per cent will be a particular challenge for Canada.
TORONTO - Bob Rae is calling for an end to partisan rhetoric on the politically toxic issue of carbon pricing.The interim Liberal leader says the vicious partisanship that has characterized the debate...
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The NDP and Conservatives let fly duelling fact-check memos Monday as they clashed over what makes a carbon tax, who wants to change the Senate and which party is telling the truth. Conservative MPs...
OTTAWA - The environmental advisory body that Ottawa is killing off has issued a final tally of how well federal and provincial governments are meeting their greenhouse-gas targets.The answer, given i...
OTTAWA - Delays in regulating greenhouse gas emissions mean Canada is quickly locking in old-fashioned infrastructure that will fill the air with carbon for decades to come, new research shows.The lon...
A study by an environmental group suggests the federal government may be underestimating greenhouse gas emissions from hydro developments by a factor of 20.The Global Forest Watch report concludes tha...
Dr. Burton believes that although there are climate skeptics now, they will come around and the necessary change to reduce greenhouse emissions will happen -- likely in something like 50 years. The problem with this scenario is that many irreversible impacts of climate change will have already occurred.
The main difference between now and then is that now we are fuelling the current change, whereas 56 million years ago, it was a natural phenomenon -- although scientists are still not entirely sure what caused it.
The oil industry is used to getting its way without much fuss, but now thousands of citizens, unions, legislators and celebrities have come together to fight for the energy future they want. It has been inspiring, but it also raises an important question: shouldn't every decision about a new energy project face this type of scrutiny?
This campaign pushing dirty fuels wavers between messages. Underneath all those messages, though, is a total refusal to take any responsibility for the fact that burning fossil fuels is actively undermining our life support systems.