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Rafe Mair to Justin Trudeau: BC is not yours to give away

Photo by Province of British ColumbiaI’ll not waste too many words on Prime Minister Trudeau’s treachery.Of all the many political sins, surely the …

Kinder Morgan

Patagonia Had $10 Million In Sales On Black Friday And Is Donating Every Cent To Save The Planet

The company's "fundraiser for the earth" proves people really do care.<p>Patagonia saw an astounding $10 million in Black Friday sales ― five times its own expectations ― and, as promised, will donate every cent toward helping save the environment.<p>The high-end outdoor apparel and gear retailer …

Customers

Dallas is building one of America's biggest urban nature parks

Dallas, Texas is about to become one of the greenest cities in America – by building one of the country’s largest urban nature parks. Dallas’ new …

The Sustainable Fashion Site Where One Vogue.com Editor Is Doing All of Her Holiday Shopping

Fashion might be an industry that’s slow to change, but on the sustainability front, a lot has happened in a few years. Not so long ago, designers might have felt uncomfortable talking about their production practices, or they may have thought eco-conscious fashion had an unglamorous stigma. Now, …

As Trump Heads to Washington, Global Warming Nears Tipping Point

Global temperatures continue to shatter records this year, rising to within less than one degree of the level that scientists say would be …

Moroccan vault protects seeds from climate change and war

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Should a doomsday agricultural crisis hit the world's driest environments, scientists and farmers will turn to an up-and-coming …

Kids are gearing up to take Trump to court over climate change

According to CNN, a group of kids ranging from ages 9 to 20 are going to take the federal government, and by extension, President-elect Donald Trump to court once he assumes office.<p>The reason is that politicians have failed to fix the climate change problem, and so through a law firm called Our …

11 everyday items that are damaging the environment

These 11 household items pose a threat to the environment, and many of them are starting to get banned in some parts of the world.

What we lose when we lose the world’s frogs

Amphibians survived the dinosaur extinction just fine. Why are they in peril now?<p>In September, a frog died in an Atlanta botanical garden. With it went an entire species never to hop along the Earth again. Biologists at Zoo Atlanta who’d looked after the frog for the past 12 years called him …

Biodiversity

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

During World War II, millions of Americans planted "victory gardens" in their backyards, eventually supplying a hungry nation with 40 percent of its homegrown fruits and vegetables. Once the war was over, those urban farms withered away, supplanted by increasingly efficient large-scale rural …

Japanese company Spread set to open worlds first fully autonomous farm in 2017 – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The only humans these Lettuces see will be the one who eats them.<p>The Japanese lettuce production company Spread believes the …

Ottawa’s oil and gas balancing act: building industry, protecting climate

The Liberal government is walking a tricky line with the country's oil and gas industry, trying to reposition Canada as a leader in the battle against climate change while at the same time approving projects that will boost oil and gas exports.<p>With his rhetorical "Canada is back" flourishes and his …

EU nations approve ratification of climate change pact

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's environment ministers on Friday approved the ratification of the landmark Paris climate change pact, paving the way for the agreement to take effect in November.<p>"It's really a historic result," French Environment Minister Segolene Royal told reporters after the …

Climate Change, Groundwater Management, and California's Future

California’s extreme drought has exacerbated tensions over water resources in the state. To address this, California’s 2014 Sustainable Groundwater …

Canada’s Trudeau failed an environmental test in a big way.

The prime minister’s government gave its first green light to a major energy project: the $27.3 billion Pacific Northwest LNG. The pipeline would …

This Is What Happens To The Clothes You Recycled At H&M

Ever wonder what happens to the clothes you drop off at your local H&M for a discount on your purchase? The fast-fashion retailer began its in-store …

Masdar City: The ultimate urban experiment? - CNN Style

In partnership with<p>Written by Susan Lee, The Conversation<p>Susan Lee is Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide …

Six Charts Show Why No One Is Talking About Climate Change

The spiral of silence<p>If you’re like the average American, you are probably worried to some degree about climate change. But odds are you don’t spend a lot of time talking about it. At least that’s what the data show.<p>Social scientists disagree about why this is the case, but a new report from Yale …

Trendy Now, Trash Tomorrow

<i>A pop up store opened by Greenpeace in Hong Kong gives away used clothes to the public for free, demonstrating shopping alternatives like swapping and second hand.</i><p><b>Being a fashion victim used to be cute. It's not anymore, because our textile waste is slowly killing the planet.</b><p>In a bold move to …

This is what climate change is doing to Iran - Vox

One of Iran's best known lakes is disappearing. These photos show what's left behind as the waters recede.<p>Lake Urmia, in the mountains of northwestern Iran, was once a source of national pride and one of the country’s top tourism destinations. It’s emerging now as something else entirely: Iran’s …

Brexit could do more than kill Europe’s economy—it might kill even more bees, too

Brexit has kicked the hornets’ nest.<p>Across Europe, populations of wild bees have been declining for the past decade. It’s estimated that 75% of food crops—including fruit, vegetable, seed, nut and oil plants—depend in part on bees and other animals to pollenate them, so the fallout from this mass …

Ecology

Charts: The extraordinary decoupling between economic growth and carbon pollution is happening

Producing more stuff takes more energy. Using more energy means more pollution. That statement would once have seemed like common sense.<p>Because most of our energy has historically come from fossil fuels, rising economic growth has gone hand in hand with higher carbon emissions. But in 2014, …

Canada approves $27 billion LNG complex; Petronas in no rush to start

RICHMOND, British Columbia/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s Petronas said it would review a proposed C$36 billion ($27.25 billion) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in western Canada after Ottawa approved the project with conditions to limit the environmental impact.<p>The green light for the …

Cubicco's sustainable flatpack homes are built to withstand a hurricane

Cubicco's line comprises a series of homes of varying size and shape, including an attractive little micro-shelter that can be used as a studio, …

Congress should not be allowed to gut fuel efficiency standards

By Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.)<p><i>The Outrage Machine is a regular opinion column by voices from the left and right on Washington and politics.</i><p>President Obama and many members of Congress support an “all of the above” national energy supply strategy that relies on power from oil, gas, nuclear and …

Enzyme soup: is this the future of recycling?

A new waste handling project in Northwich, run by Dong Energy, is expected to create enough biogas to power 10,000 homes<p>The world’s largest waste-to-biogas conversion plant is gearing up for a grand opening next spring in Northwich, north-west England, using advanced enzyme technology to handle …

Farming with Nature | Living With The Land | Part 3