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Scientists say Arctic sea ice just set a disturbing new record
Two weeks ago, we noted here that the Arctic was on the verge of a scary new record — an unprecedented “lowest winter maximum” for sea ice extent. What that would mean is that during the season of the year when there is the most ice covering the seas of t
Warmer Pacific may be starving sea lions, seabirds
Starving sea lion pups and seabirds up and down the U.S. West Coast this year may be part of a large-scale shift of the Pacific Ocean to warmer and less productive conditions, according to a new federal fisheries report.
How market forces are winning the climate change battle
A new report shows greenhouse gas production has stalled while economic growth continues. Despite the stereotype of climate change instransigence by business, it is the power of capitalism that's coming to the rescue, Don Pittis writes.
Arctic Sea Ice Dwindles toward Record Winter Low
While balmy hints of spring melt piles of snow in the eastern U.S., the impending end of winter marks peak season for Arctic sea ice. But this year, that winter maximum area is currently on track to hit a record low since satellite records began in 1979
Train carrying crude oil derails near Gogama, Ont.
Several cars have caught fire after a Canadian National Railway train carrying crude oil derailed in northern Ontario, prompting officials to advise nearby residents to stay indoors and avoid consuming water from local sources.
Alberta plans huge energy lease sale on range used by caribou
The Alberta government is holding a huge new sale of energy leases more than 10 times the size of previous offerings on endangered caribou habitat.
Bidding is to close next Wednesday on 21,000 hectares in northwestern Alberta that are home to the Redro
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