Content tagged “climate change”

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  • Is climate change getting you down?

    Mosquitoes. Mosquitoes will like climate change. As things get warmer and weather patterns change, they will spread and take their biting, whining, malaria, dengue and yellow-fever-containing selves to new altitudes... More »

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  • Climate scorecard for the 2010 winter games

    The 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver raised the bar for climate action, including energy efficient venues, the use of clean energy sources, and by promoting the use of public transit. Of course, there is still lots of room for improvement, as noted in our climate scorecard for the Vancouver Olympics.... More »

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  • Protect nature to protect us

    New report and accompanying letter signed by top international scientists and environmental thinkers urges government to integrate nature conservation into provincial climate action strategy. More »

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  • Managing BC's Forests for a Cooler Planet: Carbon Storage, Sustainable Jobs and Conservation

    Forest industry unions and environmental organizations are united in their belief that B.C. must manage its forest more wisely. Forests provide a major hedge against climate change because they absorb and store carbon that would otherwise end up in the atmosphere. This report calls for a number of measures, including increased conservation; a new approach to calculating logging rates that takes into account carbon storage; reducing waste; better tree-planting methods; and a cautious approach to wood-fired bioenergy. More »

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