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Do you know how much your car is costing you? How going car-free saved one Manitoban $6,400 last year | CBC News

January 20th, 2020 No comments
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Summerside building $68 million solar power farm and battery system | Local-Business | Business | The Guardian

January 17th, 2020 No comments
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New York Is Finally Getting Congestion Pricing. Other U.S. Cities Can Learn a Thing or Two. — Strong Towns

January 16th, 2020 No comments
Categories: Economics, Environment Tags:

Majority of plastic recyclables in Halifax being turned into synthetic lumber | CBC News

January 14th, 2020 No comments
Categories: Canada, Environment, Plastic, Recycling Tags:

First human composting site set for Seattle

January 10th, 2020 No comments
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Study shows carbon-tax rebate helps lower-income earners the most – The Globe and Mail

January 1st, 2020 No comments

And a recent academic study from economists Jennifer Winter, Brett Dolter and G. Kent Fellows appears to add further weight to the Liberal position. The study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, finds that the government’s rebates, which are paid to households through income-tax returns, benefit lower-income earners more, compared with most of the other options of returning the money to taxpayers.

Source: Study shows carbon-tax rebate helps lower-income earners the most – The Globe and Mail

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Opinion | The Great Recycling Con – The New York Times

December 17th, 2019 No comments
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The Ocean Cleanup device returns with plastic

December 16th, 2019 No comments
Categories: Environment, Plastic Tags:

How climate change is inspiring us to waste less and do more — Blue Bottle Coffee Lab

December 12th, 2019 No comments

Source: How climate change is inspiring us to waste less and do more — Blue Bottle Coffee Lab

“To help us go even further, we will test our first zero-single-use-cup program in the San Francisco Bay Area.

This pilot will celebrate reuse as an act of aesthetic delight. You can bring your own cup, or use one of ours. We will provide a beautiful cup that will require a modest deposit, which you can return to the cafe for cleaning.”

 

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Carbon tax must hit $210 per tonne by 2030 to meet Paris targets, report concludes | CBC News

December 2nd, 2019 No comments
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