The infographic beautifully illustrates the changes in Earth's average temperature from 20,000 BCE to 2016, and projects the future temperature change by 2100 BCE. Spoiler alert: the warming trend doesn't look good. The original infographic is here. The complete image can be viewed by clicking on it. It's long!

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According to Oil Change International, Canada does not need new pipelines, in spite of repeated misleading claims by the oil industry.

That’s the conclusion of a new Oil Change International (OCI) analysis showing that Canada has ample pipeline Capacity to export all existing and under construction oil production to market from western Canada. The analysis suggests that industry has manipulated its forecasts to perpetuate an ongoing myth of pipeline constraints in order to...

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This paper by urban strategist Jeb Brugmann is one of three documents arising from the “Building Climate Resilience in Cities” workshop series. It explains one of the core concepts developed through our workshop series. This new strategic planning framework, called a “Resilience Zone” is introduced and explored through a four-stage development process.

Building...

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According to this very important report (pdf):

Deadline 2020 presents the first significant pathway for relating the ambition of the Paris Agreement to action on the ground.

This would allow C40 cities, representing 650 million people and 25% of the world’s GDP, to deliver individual emissions trajectories consistent with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees.

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This is a proposal for a Canadian Cap and Dividend plan, a market-based mechanism for reducingemissions from fossil fuels that combines the best qualities of the proposals promoted by Canadianpolitical parties interested in meeting internationally recognized emissions reductions targets.



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