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2014/08/19 13:48
2014/08/19 13:48
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Earth Overshoot Day — the day on which we’ve used more of the planet’s resources than it’s able to replenish in a year — arrives August 19 this year, and, like Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte, it has...
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2014/08/19 10:35
2014/08/19 10:35
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BEIJING - Travelers in the Himalayas can now bypass some of Tibet's hazardous roads by using a new railway line that has renewed fears about Tibet's cultural identity and deepened concerns about...
2014/08/19 01:39
2014/08/19 01:39
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The Globe and Mail has sought outcolumns from thought leaders in Western Canada, people whose influence is shaping debate, but whose names may not be widely recognized. Metals to support our way of...
2014/08/18 22:46
2014/08/18 22:46
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SALT LAKE CITY — A proposed 25-mile network of gathering lines to carry the captured natural gas from existing or new oil wells is up for public review in what promises to be another controversy...
2014/08/15 23:56
2014/08/15 23:56
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There is a standard view of energy and the economy that can briefly be summarized as follows: Economic growth can continue forever; we will learn to use less energy supplies; energy prices will rise;...
2014/08/15 15:20
2014/08/15 15:20
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OTTAWA - Colombia's trade commissioner says that three years into a bilateral free-trade deal with Canada, there's been double-digit annual growth in trade that is expected to continue well into the...
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2014/08/14 01:55
2014/08/14 01:55
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Ten reasons were given to be hopeful, but not one of them mentioned the climate basics such as a carbon price or carbon capture and storage. Rather, the offerings were largely tangential to the...
2014/08/13 13:46
2014/08/13 13:46
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The scale of the devastation only became apparent from the air. A dam at a waste pond on the site of a British Columbia open-pit mine had burst, releasing 10m cubic meters of water and 4.5m cubic...
2014/08/13 08:39
2014/08/13 08:39
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The Democratic Republic of Congo takes pride in recent steps to prevent illegal logging in its vast equatorial forests, but experts argue these measures are far from enough to stop a thriving...
2014/08/12 15:27
2014/08/12 15:27
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An application has been made to rezone an area in Harrison Mills to build a water bottling plant. The company making the application is called Christopher's Spring Water Inc., and the public hearing...
2014/08/12 15:10
2014/08/12 15:10
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Like the vast majority of British Columbians, I’m still waiting for Imperial Metals chief executive officer Brian Kynoch to take a big drink of water from his blown tailings pond near Likely,...
2014/08/12 14:11
2014/08/12 14:11
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A law passed by the Peruvian government to decrease environmental regulation has been met by protest at home and abroad. In 2009, 33 people died in clashes between anti-mining protesters and police....
2014/08/12 10:33
2014/08/12 10:33
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The absence of a mysterious research center in Angola could be evidence of oil corruption Not included Angola foreign minister Rebelo Chicoti's recent tour for top US diplomat John Kerry: A research...
2014/08/11 15:11
2014/08/11 15:11
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How much is Africa benefitting from the extraction of its abundant resources? Extractive industries' link to environmental destruction has been well documented, writes Manji. [AFP] We hear so much...
2014/08/11 06:55
2014/08/11 06:55
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Thousands of people march on the streets of Thessaloniki, Greece, to protest Canadian mining in their region. Photo via Hellenic Mining Watch. Friday's blockade of the Imperial Metals' Red Chris Mine...
2014/08/11 00:46
2014/08/11 00:46
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SALT LAKE CITY — A video about a unique land use plan being crafted for the Moab area debuted at the Outdoor Retailer show this week, touting the approach as a model for the rest of the nation to...
2014/08/10 17:18
2014/08/10 17:18
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As a historian there’s nothing I dislike more than history’s misuse in bad analogies with current events. The subspecies that most needs to go away is the Forever Munich crowd — mostly neocons with...
2014/08/08 20:20
2014/08/08 20:20
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Sub-Saharan Africa has long been thought of — usually unfairly — as the most chronically unstable section of the planet. But this week offered crucial evidence that both perception and reality are...
2014/08/08 08:34
2014/08/08 08:34
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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Washington - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, in Washington this week to court Western investors, has sought to downplay a spate of violent attacks tied to militants...
2014/08/07 20:02
2014/08/07 20:02
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PRESS RELEASE – Patagonia today released its “Environmental & Social Initiatives 2014” book that details the steps taken over the last year toward becoming more environmentally and socially...
2014/08/19 13:48
2014/08/19 13:48
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