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greenhouse gas

Next-day delivery from a warehouse is the most carbon-intensive option.
In the heart of oil and gas country, meet the young people behind a movement.
Is it possible to save the planet while still eating burgers and steaks?
The statements came at the annual meeting of Canada's premiers.
Vancouver is close behind.
For more than two decades, Mark Jaccard has been penning "report cards" about Canada's environmental track record. The results haven't been pretty. His annual evaluations were harnessed in the mid-2000s by Stephen Harper as arguments for why the Conservatives deserved a shot at governing the country. Jaccard's latest report card, released on October 6, concludes the Conservative Party has since "implemented virtually no policies that would materially reduce emissions" despite making significant emissions pledges for 2020 and 2050. Jaccard concludes the absence of such actions shows "they must have had no intention" of dealing with climate change.
Climate change ought to be a major issue this election, but I'm saddened to note that it has received little attention. Perhaps a quick update on both the problem and the solutions would add some helpful perspective in these final days of the campaign.
"Some will argue that we aren't going far enough on these issues."
"It's more than we might have anticipated, but I don't know it's going to leave jaws agape in Washington or anywhere else."