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The Dangers of Fracking in Canadian Wells

It is important for Canadians to be aware of the dangers of fracking so that they can make informed decisions about whether or not to support this process.
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The Pros and Cons of Canadian Oil Wells

In recent years, the development of oil wells in Canada has become a controversial topic. We take a look at both sides of the argument to help you make up your own mind about Canadian oil wells.
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What Does the $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Mean for Fighting Climate Change?

The Biden administration passed a $1-trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal in November 2021 with three main goals: to create clean energy jobs, make the U.S. more resilient to climate change and advance environmental justice. What does the bill mean for fighting climate change? Here’s a quick breakdown of the bill’s contents and how they might play out.
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U.S. Supreme Court Limits EPA’s Power to Regulate Emissions from Power Plants

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a Thursday opinion, limited the Environmental Protection Agency's(EPA) power to regulate emissions from power plants. Here's what that means for the environment and the fight against climate change.
climate change and the LGBTQ+ community

The Intersection of Climate Change and the LGBTQ+ Community

While climate change may not seem like an LGBTQ issue at first glance, there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that it does indeed have a significant impact on this community. 
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Canada Set to Ban Single Use Plastics

Canada is set to join a growing list of countries that have banned single-use plastics in their territories. In the rules announced on Monday, Canada will ban the manufacturing and importation of several single-use plastics such as utensils, carry bags, and others that are just too difficult to recycle.
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The U.S. to Electric Vehicles: “Um, Not so Fast?”

Electric vehicle adoption in the U.S. is still low compared to peers, such as China and Europe. Why is that? The reasons (and the numbers) might surprise you.
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4 Peaceful, Positive, and Affordable Ways to Become an Activist in Your Community

Being the change you wish to see in your world really is the best way to put all of that compassion, hope, and energy into actions that will at least help you feel more connected, and perhaps, start dealing with your own anger and frustration about what's happening in the world.

U.S. Rejoins the Paris Climate Agreement: What You Need to Know

President Biden recently signed an executive order putting back the United States back into the Paris Climate Agreement. What does the move mean for the environment, the U.S. and other countries around the world?
New York City

The Low-Down on New York City, and if it Really is Going Green

Everyday, global climate continues to break records in terms of temperature, with scientists now on a perpetual state of red alert. Moreover, the latest report from the UN Intergovernmental...