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Springfield News-Sun
Energy issues divide presidential candidatesDonald Trump and Hillary Clinton are miles apart on many issues, but the gulf b
Energy issues divide presidential candidates
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are miles apart on many issues, but the gulf between them on environmental and energy strategies is nearly seismic. On one end is Clinton, who has pushed an extensive environmental and energy agenda that has embraced... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Energy issues divide presidential candidatesDonald Trump and Hillary Clinton are miles apart on many issues, but the gulf b
Energy issues divide presidential candidates
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 hours ago
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are miles apart on many issues, but the gulf between them on environmental and energy strategies is nearly seismic. On one end is Clinton, who has pushed an extensive environmental and energy agenda that has embraced... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Clinton, Trump couldn’t be further apart on environment The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Clinton, Trump couldn’t be further apart on environment
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 hours ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Editor's note: This is the second in a series of five stories... Read more
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Daily Journal
Unregulated toxin PFOA prevalent in NJ drinking waterA New Jersey agency has proposed adopting what would be the most stringent stan
Unregulated toxin PFOA prevalent in NJ drinking water
Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
A New Jersey agency has proposed adopting what would be the most stringent standard in the nation to control levels of a cancer-causing chemical linked to an array of health problems and which is prevalent in drinking water systems across the... Read more
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USA Today
N.J. agency aims to reduce cancer-causing chemical in drinking waterA New Jersey agency has proposed adopting what would be the most stringent stan
N.J. agency aims to reduce cancer-causing chemical in drinking water
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
A New Jersey agency has proposed adopting what would be the most stringent standard in the nation to control levels of a cancer-causing chemical linked to an array of health problems and which is prevalent in drinking water systems across the... Read more
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Daily Princetonian
U. announces new energy-based research projectsThe University has announced five new environmental and energy based research p
U. announces new energy-based research projects
Daily Princetonian / Posted 2 days ago
The University has announced five new environmental and energy based research projects in joint release with the Princeton E-ffiliates Program and ExxonMobil. The Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership, founded in 2011, is an opportunity for corporate... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. agency wants to reduce levels of cancer-causing chemical in drinking waterA New Jersey agency has proposed adopting what would be the most stringent stan
N.J. agency wants to reduce levels of cancer-causing chemical in drinking water
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
A New Jersey agency has proposed adopting what would be the most stringent standard in the nation to control levels of a cancer-causing chemical linked to an array of health problems and which is prevalent in drinking water systems across the... Read more
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PhysOrg
First step in the Deep Space missionThe laboratory with all the technical equipment and electronics is now in place
First step in the Deep Space mission
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
The laboratory with all the technical equipment and electronics is now in place at Summit in the middle of the Greenland ice sheet. This is the first step in the Deep Space project. Credit: Niels Bohr Institute Deep Space is a project that will use a... Read more
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Crosscut
City Councilmember asks if Seattle has lost touch with realityIt was supposed to be a good week for Councilmember Debora Juarez. She’d spent
City Councilmember asks if Seattle has lost touch with reality
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
It was supposed to be a good week for Councilmember Debora Juarez. She’d spent the weekend writing a resolution in support of the Standing Rock Sioux’s protests against an oil pipeline in North Dakota. Last Friday, Juarez, who is a member of the... Read more
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News.com.au
Is this our told-you-so climate moment?August shatters global heat records for 16th month in a row. Picture: Frederic
Is this our told-you-so climate moment?
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
August shatters global heat records for 16th month in a row. Picture: Frederic J. BROWN LAST month was the hottest August in modern times and marked the 16th month in a row when global records for heat were shattered planet-wide, US authorities said... Read more
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DW
August breaks record as 16th straight hottest month |According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Tues
August breaks record as 16th straight hottest month |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Tuesday, Earth broke another record last month with the hottest August ever recorded. The trend is also part of the hottest summer and year on record. August 2016 was the... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No OneCongress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 5 days ago
Congress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in a report on the massive data breach that resulted in the theft of 4.2 million former and current government employees' personnel files, as well as 21.5... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Sutter: He's watching the world meltEvery year about this time, there's a news story that irks the scientist George
Sutter: He's watching the world melt
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
Every year about this time, there's a news story that irks the scientist George Divoky: The Arctic has hit its summer sea ice minimum for the year ... This year tied with 2007 as having the second smallest ice extent ever recorded ... At its low... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Bird flu found in Antarctic penguinsThe discovery of a new strain of bird flu in Antarctic penguins has raised conc
Bird flu found in Antarctic penguins
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
The discovery of a new strain of bird flu in Antarctic penguins has raised concerns the virus is reaching the frozen continent more often than previously thought, flown in by migratory birds. Australian researchers helped uncover the new strain of... Read more
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News.com.au
More bird flu found in Antarctic penguinsThe discovery of a new strain of bird flu in Antarctic penguins has raised conc
More bird flu found in Antarctic penguins
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
The discovery of a new strain of bird flu in Antarctic penguins has raised concerns the virus is reaching the frozen continent more often than previously thought, flown in by migratory birds. Australian researchers helped uncover the new strain of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
ORNL unveils 3-D printed excavating machineBy Lynda Edwards, lynda.edwards@knoxnews.com OAK RIDGE — When the group of exc
ORNL unveils 3-D printed excavating machine
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
By Lynda Edwards, lynda.edwards@knoxnews.com OAK RIDGE — When the group of excited engineers first proposed the trailblazing project to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, they dreamed of construction equipment that could build the first human colony... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists develop remote sensor for studying atmospheric effects of wildfire and volcano eruptionsObservers of wildfire and volcano eruptions have a new tool for studying their
Scientists develop remote sensor for studying atmospheric effects of wildfire and volcano eruptions
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Observers of wildfire and volcano eruptions have a new tool for studying their atmospheric effects, and they have two University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers to credit for it. Scenarios Network for Alaska and Arctic Planning research faculty... Read more
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PhysOrg
Estimates of diesel soot pollution will help Arctic environmentSoot Pollution in the Arctic Soot from diesel engines and oil-burning power pla
Estimates of diesel soot pollution will help Arctic environment
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Soot Pollution in the Arctic Soot from diesel engines and oil-burning power plants pours into the atmosphere around the city of Murmansk, Russia during the winter season. Working to reduce soot emissions is a goal that will help clear the atmosphere,... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Dogs, flares sent to help scientists trapped by polar bears in remote Arctic(CNN) — Surrounded in the Arctic tundra. By polar bears. That’s life for five
Dogs, flares sent to help scientists trapped by polar bears in remote Arctic
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
(CNN) — Surrounded in the Arctic tundra. By polar bears. That’s life for five Russian meteorologists on tiny Troynoy island in Russia, according to state media. Vassiliy Shevchenko, the head of the Sevgidromet State Monitoring Network that owns the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Supplies delivered to Arctic weather station to break polar bear siegeFlares, puppies delivered to remote Russian Arctic weather station besieged by
Supplies delivered to Arctic weather station to break polar bear siege
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Flares, puppies delivered to remote Russian Arctic weather station besieged by polar bears A helicopter has delivered flares and dogs to a remote Russian Arctic weather station to help scare away a group of polar bears that had besieged the building... Read more
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FOX News
Hillary's Hopes Could Fall Through Enthusiasm GapOn the roster:Hillary’s hopes could fall through enthusiasm gap - Power Play: H
Hillary's Hopes Could Fall Through Enthusiasm Gap
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
On the roster:Hillary’s hopes could fall through enthusiasm gap - Power Play: How much can Obama help Hillary? - Hacked off: Powell fumed over Clinton email scandal - I’ll tell you what! A daggone T.V. show - Suddenly, Boris realized he was the... Read more
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CBS News
Help rushed to Russian scientists trapped by polar bearsLONDON -- A team of Russian scientists who had been trapped in their remote Arc
Help rushed to Russian scientists trapped by polar bears
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
LONDON -- A team of Russian scientists who had been trapped in their remote Arctic weather station by a bunch of hungry polar bears lurking outside has been sent a new supply of bear-scaring flares, and a dog to replace the one the bears... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Polar bears across the Arctic face shorter sea-ice seasonIt’s no surprise that the future isn’t bright for polar bears. The massive pre
Polar bears across the Arctic face shorter sea-ice season
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
It’s no surprise that the future isn’t bright for polar bears. The massive predators’ dependence on Arctic sea ice puts them at extreme risk in a warming world and has already earned the animals a “threatened” designation on the U.S.... Read more
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Daily Press
VIMS scientists study Arctic waters on research cruiseRachel Sipler and Deborah Bronk work in what they call the Tiki Lounge. When th
VIMS scientists study Arctic waters on research cruise
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
Rachel Sipler and Deborah Bronk work in what they call the Tiki Lounge. When they peer through a nearby window, they see a tropical beach scene. But it's all a ruse. In reality, Sipler and Bronk are on an icebreaker in the ice-choked Chukchi Sea... Read more
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Brisbane Times
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of EarthA kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helm
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of Earth
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
A kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helmet lamps trudged through darkness and the muck of a flooded, uneven floor. In the subterranean world of the Beatrix gold mine, they shed their backpacks, taking... Read more
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BC Local News
VIDEO and story: Sailor adds Rupert to voyage after completing the Northwest PassageFrom one edge of the Arctic Circle to the other, it took Michael Johnson on his
VIDEO and story: Sailor adds Rupert to voyage after completing the Northwest Passage
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
From one edge of the Arctic Circle to the other, it took Michael Johnson on his 44 foot-schooner two years to cross the Northwest Passage, and last week he anchored in Prince Rupert along the final stretch of his four-year voyage. The Gitana tied up... Read more
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The Northern View
Sailor adds Rupert to voyage after completing the Northwest PassageFrom one edge of the Arctic Circle to the other, it took Michael Johnson on his
Sailor adds Rupert to voyage after completing the Northwest Passage
The Northern View / Posted 12 days ago
From one edge of the Arctic Circle to the other, it took Michael Johnson on his 44 foot-schooner two years to cross the Northwest Passage, and last week he anchored in Prince Rupert along the final stretch of his four-year voyage. The Gitana tied up... Read more
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WA Today
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of EarthA kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helm
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of Earth
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
A kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helmet lamps trudged through darkness and the muck of a flooded, uneven floor. In the subterranean world of the Beatrix gold mine, they shed their backpacks, taking... Read more
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The Age
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of EarthA kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helm
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of Earth
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
A kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helmet lamps trudged through darkness and the muck of a flooded, uneven floor. In the subterranean world of the Beatrix gold mine, they shed their backpacks, taking... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of EarthA kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helm
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of Earth
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
A kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helmet lamps trudged through darkness and the muck of a flooded, uneven floor. In the subterranean world of the Beatrix gold mine, they shed their backpacks, taking... Read more
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Canberra Times
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of EarthA kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helm
A vision of life on Mars in the depths of Earth
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
A kilometre and a half down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helmet lamps trudged through darkness and the muck of a flooded, uneven floor. In the subterranean world of the Beatrix gold mine, they shed their backpacks, taking... Read more
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PhysOrg
Land-based food not nutritionally sufficient for wild polar bearsreleased this week (Sept. 12, 2016) is shedding new light on how scientists eva
Land-based food not nutritionally sufficient for wild polar bears
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
released this week (Sept. 12, 2016) is shedding new light on how scientists evaluate polar bear diet and weight loss during their fasting season. On average, a polar bear loses up to 30 percent of its total body mass while fasting during the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Greenland sets record temperatures, ice melts earlyTemperature records in Greenland have been broken this year after parts of the
Greenland sets record temperatures, ice melts early
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
Temperature records in Greenland have been broken this year after parts of the territory's vast ice sheet began melting unusually early Temperature records were broken in Greenland this year after parts of the territory's vast ice sheet began melting... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Greenland sets record temperatures, ice melts earlyTemperature records in Greenland have been broken this year after parts of the
Greenland sets record temperatures, ice melts early
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
Temperature records in Greenland have been broken this year after parts of the territory’s vast ice sheet began melting unusually early NASA/AFP photo COPENHAGEN: Temperature records were broken in Greenland this year after parts of the territory’s... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research shows future heat waves a threat to Australia's plant lifeat high risk from heat-waves. Credit: University of Western Sydney It may not f
Research shows future heat waves a threat to Australia's plant life
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
at high risk from heat-waves. Credit: University of Western Sydney It may not feel like it in Australia right now, but over the past year we've experienced the hottest global temperatures on instrumental record. This could spell bad news for... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Feeling the heat! Records could be broken todayWhile today could be the hottest September day in 55 years in the South East, C
Feeling the heat! Records could be broken today
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
While today could be the hottest September day in 55 years in the South East, Cumbria's in for lots of sunshine too. As world temperatures continue to soar, the UK could have its hottest September day since 1961 today. London and the south east... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Feeling the heat! Records could be broken todayWhile today could be the hottest September day in 55 years in the South East, C
Feeling the heat! Records could be broken today
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
While today could be the hottest September day in 55 years in the South East, Cumbria's in for lots of sunshine too. As world temperatures continue to soar, the UK could have its hottest September day since 1961 today. London and the south east... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Testing validates load/resistance design for offshore structuresQing Yu Offshore structures have to be designed for safety, but defining safet
Testing validates load/resistance design for offshore structures
Offshore Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
Qing Yu Offshore structures have to be designed for safety, but defining safety criteria presents challenges. While there is universal agreement that safe structures are critical, it also is important to avoid over-designing. Then and now The... Read more
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Mashable
Earth just had its hottest August on record, NASA findsAugust 2016 was the warmest such month on record, according to preliminary data
Earth just had its hottest August on record, NASA finds
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
August 2016 was the warmest such month on record, according to preliminary data released by NASA on Monday. This further ensures that the year will beat 2015 for the dubious title of the warmest year on record. The temperature record also means that... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korean icebreaker finds gas hydrates in Arctic seaSEOUL, Sept. 12 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean icebreaker exploring the Arctic disc
S. Korean icebreaker finds gas hydrates in Arctic sea
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 13 days ago
SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean icebreaker exploring the Arctic discovered new gas hydrate reserves in the East Siberian Sea, the ship's operator said Monday. The Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) said the Aaron successfully... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commoditiesFor all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest co
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commodities
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
For all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest commodities in the world. The resurrection may have further to run. A surge in Chinese imports to compensate for lower domestic production has seen European prices jump to... Read more
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WA Today
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commoditiesFor all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest co
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commodities
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
For all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest commodities in the world. The resurrection may have further to run. A surge in Chinese imports to compensate for lower domestic production has seen European prices jump to... Read more
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The Age
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commoditiesFor all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest co
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commodities
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
For all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest commodities in the world. The resurrection may have further to run. A surge in Chinese imports to compensate for lower domestic production has seen European prices jump to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commoditiesFor all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest co
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commodities
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
For all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest commodities in the world. The resurrection may have further to run. A surge in Chinese imports to compensate for lower domestic production has seen European prices jump to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commoditiesFor all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest co
Coal rises from grave to become one of hottest commodities
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
For all the predictions about the death of coal, it's now one of the hottest commodities in the world. The resurrection may have further to run. A surge in Chinese imports to compensate for lower domestic production has seen European prices jump to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Age-old dream of Arctic shipping still mostly just a dreamFor centuries, a harsh climate and ice-choked seas dashed the dreams of sailors
Age-old dream of Arctic shipping still mostly just a dream
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
For centuries, a harsh climate and ice-choked seas dashed the dreams of sailors attempting to cross the Canadian Northwest Passage between Asia and Europe. Now, thanks to climate change and reduced ice cover, the trip isn’t nearly so daunting. Last... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
The 'grandiose' plan to settle ‘second Canada’Tristin Hopper - National Post If things had gone Richard Rohmer’s way in the
The 'grandiose' plan to settle ‘second Canada’
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 16 days ago
Tristin Hopper - National Post If things had gone Richard Rohmer’s way in the 1960s, the Canada of 2016 could have been home to as many as 70 million people. Canada would have had a GDP rivalling that of the United Kingdom and new highways, new... Read more
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Kincardine News
The 'grandiose' plan to settle ‘second Canada’Tristin Hopper - National Post If things had gone Richard Rohmer’s way in the
The 'grandiose' plan to settle ‘second Canada’
Kincardine News / Posted 16 days ago
Tristin Hopper - National Post If things had gone Richard Rohmer’s way in the 1960s, the Canada of 2016 could have been home to as many as 70 million people. Canada would have had a GDP rivalling that of the United Kingdom and new highways, new... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
The 'grandiose' plan to settle ‘second Canada’Tristin Hopper - National Post If things had gone Richard Rohmer’s way in the
The 'grandiose' plan to settle ‘second Canada’
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 16 days ago
Tristin Hopper - National Post If things had gone Richard Rohmer’s way in the 1960s, the Canada of 2016 could have been home to as many as 70 million people. Canada would have had a GDP rivalling that of the United Kingdom and new highways, new... Read more
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