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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver region home sales continue to slide after foreign-buyer taxmaybe you don’t have to buy this month and maybe you can hold off and wait a bi
Vancouver region home sales continue to slide after foreign-buyer tax
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
maybe you don’t have to buy this month and maybe you can hold off and wait a bit.” Tom Davidoff, an economist at the University of British Columbia and leader of a group of academics pushing for a real estate tax on foreign capital, said it... Read more
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CBC.ca
Like Trump or not, there's a way to make money on the Donald: Don Pittiswhere they really believe the outcome is going to be, rather than where their o
Like Trump or not, there's a way to make money on the Donald: Don Pittis
CBC.ca / Posted an hour ago
where they really believe the outcome is going to be, rather than where their own political preference might be," says University of British Columbia economics professor Werner Antweiler, director of the Sauder School of Business Prediction... Read more
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CTV News
From lobster to loofah? B.C. chemist works to turn shells into plasticsdinner, a scientist in Vancouver sees an opportunity to create a sustainable ne
From lobster to loofah? B.C. chemist works to turn shells into plastics
CTV News / Posted 3 hours ago
dinner, a scientist in Vancouver sees an opportunity to create a sustainable new plastic. Chemist Mark MacLachlan at the University of British Columbia is working to turn shells from lobsters, crabs and shrimp into natural materials that can be... Read more
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The Tyee
Dirty Water and Good Intentions: The Murky Case for Victoria Sewage Treatmentnorth. And that, researchers say, is important in considering the impact of se
Dirty Water and Good Intentions: The Murky Case for Victoria Sewage Treatment
The Tyee / Posted 4 hours ago
north. And that, researchers say, is important in considering the impact of sewage from the capital. Richard Pawlowicz, a University of British Columbia professor and expert on physical oceanography, says that in the Juan de Fuca Strait “we have... Read more
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dna
Not just inflation, new RBI guv is a stickler for fiscal responsibility toopaper titled – Challenges of Effective Monetary Policy in Emerging Economies –
Not just inflation, new RBI guv is a stickler for fiscal responsibility too
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
paper titled – Challenges of Effective Monetary Policy in Emerging Economies – written by Patel and Amartya Lahiri of the University of British Columbia. The duo try to explain the possibility of inverted monetary policy outcomes because of the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Tax on foreigners leaves Vancouver real estate exposed, analysts sayprior to the financial crisis. That means if real estate prices tank, it could
Tax on foreigners leaves Vancouver real estate exposed, analysts say
CBC.ca / Posted 10 hours ago
prior to the financial crisis. That means if real estate prices tank, it could take many jobs with it. For that reason, University of British Columbia professor Tsur Sommerville says if the region were to experience a sudden spike in... Read more
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Mashable
Marijuana makes lab rats lazy, says study out to harsh your buzzthat THC made the rats less likely to bother with complex tasks. Image: China
Marijuana makes lab rats lazy, says study out to harsh your buzz
Mashable / Posted 13 hours ago
that THC made the rats less likely to bother with complex tasks. Image: China Photos/Getty Images Researchers from the University of British Columbia have discovered some truth in the theory that marijuana makes you lazy — at least if you're a... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. study says rats remain slackers even when given medicinal part of marijuanaVANCOUVER -- A study by researchers at the University of British Columbia sugge
B.C. study says rats remain slackers even when given medicinal part of marijuana
CTV News / Posted 18 hours ago
VANCOUVER -- A study by researchers at the University of British Columbia suggests that while the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana causes laziness, adding a medicinal component of pot doesn't change that behaviour. Lead author Mason... Read more
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iol.co.za
Got R250 000? Spend it on an Arctic cruiseSerenity likely will not cause problems, but more cruises will follow, said Mic
Got R250 000? Spend it on an Arctic cruise
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
Serenity likely will not cause problems, but more cruises will follow, said Michael Byers, a professor at the University of British Columbia who studies Arctic sovereignty and the environment. Byers said ships, which can traverse the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Vedanta Biosciences Granted Second U.S. Patent Covering Methods of Treating Autoimmune Disease with Therapeutics Based on Bacterial Consortiaand Cornell University), Dr. Dan Littman (Professor of Molecular Immunology at
Vedanta Biosciences Granted Second U.S. Patent Covering Methods of Treating Autoimmune Disease with Therapeutics Based on Bacterial Consortia
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
and Cornell University), Dr. Dan Littman (Professor of Molecular Immunology at NYU), Dr. Brett Finlay (Professor at the University of British Columbia) and Dr. Kenya Honda (Professor, School of Medicine, Keio University). Forward Looking... Read more
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Business Wire
Vedanta Biosciences Granted Second U.S. Patent Covering Methods of Treating Autoimmune Disease with Therapeutics Based on Bacterial Consortiaand Cornell University), Dr. Dan Littman (Professor of Molecular Immunology at
Vedanta Biosciences Granted Second U.S. Patent Covering Methods of Treating Autoimmune Disease with Therapeutics Based on Bacterial Consortia
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
and Cornell University), Dr. Dan Littman (Professor of Molecular Immunology at NYU), Dr. Brett Finlay (Professor at the University of British Columbia) and Dr. Kenya Honda (Professor, School of Medicine, Keio University). Forward Looking... Read more
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BC Local News
Oak Bay pushes province to pay more for its propertiesso sussed out information dating back more than a decade. When payments starte
Oak Bay pushes province to pay more for its properties
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
so sussed out information dating back more than a decade. When payments started in 1965, three public universities – University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and UVic – shared the funds; today, 11 public universities split the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay pushes province to pay more for its propertiesso sussed out information dating back more than a decade. When payments starte
Oak Bay pushes province to pay more for its properties
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
so sussed out information dating back more than a decade. When payments started in 1965, three public universities – University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and UVic – shared the funds; today, 11 public universities split the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Jungle South of the Mountain is a former scientist’s first foray into fictionoffered by literature than the truths that are offered by science.” He ended u
The Jungle South of the Mountain is a former scientist’s first foray into fiction
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
offered by literature than the truths that are offered by science.” He ended up switching career paths and attending the University of British Columbia to pursue a master of fine arts in creative writing. Then he began weaving his two passions,... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Fruit Flies Could be Key to Fighting Cervical CancerAssociation for Cancer Research. The work was performed in collaboration with V
Fruit Flies Could be Key to Fighting Cervical Cancer
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
Association for Cancer Research. The work was performed in collaboration with Vanessa Auld, professor of zoology at the University of British Columbia in Canada, and Lawrence Banks, group leader of tumour virology at the International Centre for... Read more
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USA Today
Gene mapping may not be for everyoneto “why” they have particular problems, says Austin, also an associate professo
Gene mapping may not be for everyone
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
to “why” they have particular problems, says Austin, also an associate professor of psychiatry and medical genetics at the University of British Columbia in Canada. But most genes are not deterministic. They may increase someone’s chances of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Cruise ship looks to make clean journey through Northwest Passagetrip, but larger ships such as the Serenity could accelerate the area’s destruc
Cruise ship looks to make clean journey through Northwest Passage
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
trip, but larger ships such as the Serenity could accelerate the area’s destruction, said Michael Byers, a professor at the University of British Columbia and expert on climate change and Arctic sovereignty. “I’ve used the term extinction tourism,”... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Nolan Patrick, ranked No. 1 for 2017 draftthe only member of the current generation of Patricks to be heavily into hockey
Nolan Patrick, ranked No. 1 for 2017 draft
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
the only member of the current generation of Patricks to be heavily into hockey. His older sister, Madison, plays at the University of British Columbia and his younger sister, Amy, plays minor bantam in Winnipeg. “He didn’t get any more... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why one homeschooling mom says learning shouldn't stop in the summerher six-year-old daughter, Maddy. Cassels, a resident of Picton, Ont., has a Ph
Why one homeschooling mom says learning shouldn't stop in the summer
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
her six-year-old daughter, Maddy. Cassels, a resident of Picton, Ont., has a PhD in developmental psychology from the University of British Columbia. As part of our “School’s not out for summer” series, we spoke with her about why... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Anonymous panels decide Rx drug listsdrugs, and the secrecy is not common in other parts of the world, said Steve Mo
Anonymous panels decide Rx drug lists
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
drugs, and the secrecy is not common in other parts of the world, said Steve Morgan, professor of health policy at the University of British Columbia and an expert on international pharmaceutical policy. "I can't think of an exception to the... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of ‘Love Story,’ diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of ‘Love Story,’ dies
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
JOCK TALK: Summer sports action not over yet on West Shoreso tomorrow night in Burnaby. If not they'll be back in Colwood for game 7 on S
JOCK TALK: Summer sports action not over yet on West Shore
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
so tomorrow night in Burnaby. If not they'll be back in Colwood for game 7 on Sunday at 6 p.m. See the Vanier Cup-winning University of British Columbia Thunderbirds take on the University of Manitoba Bisons Aug. 26 at Westhills Stadium. Doors... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Vikes women welcome Japanese U18sAug. 24 is the weekly Hornet Series. For tickets and details visit westernspee
Vikes women welcome Japanese U18s
Oak Bay News / Posted 5 days ago
Aug. 24 is the weekly Hornet Series. For tickets and details visit westernspeedway.net. See the Vanier Cup-winning University of British Columbia Thunderbirds take on the University of Manitoba Bisons Friday, Aug. 26 at Westhills... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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CTV News
Edmonton-born Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies at 92to join the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, he studied psychology
Edmonton-born Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies at 92
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
to join the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at the CBC in... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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Daily Mail
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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Orange County Register
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies at 92Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies at 92
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada’s CBC network... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Farm girlswas with each other, and to recognize their contributions to Terrace history.
Farm girls
Terrace Standard / Posted 6 days ago
was with each other, and to recognize their contributions to Terrace history. Madeleine Link is a student at the University of British Columbia. She is spending the summer as Heritage Park Museum’s digital assistant. Top photo from The... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British Columbia. He eventually decided to go into communications, applying for a job at Canada's CBC network... Read more
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The Northern View
Touchet places second at Simon Fraser Open6 to 7 in Prince George. The Prince Rupert resident took part in the tournamen
Touchet places second at Simon Fraser Open
The Northern View / Posted 6 days ago
6 to 7 in Prince George. The Prince Rupert resident took part in the tournament as part of a reunion of sorts – with her University of British Columbia (UBC) championship team from 2001. Unfortunately, only her former coach, Ann Holmes, and one... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Deadly streetcar tracks? Horror stories haunt Seattle bicycliststracks, there was threefold higher risk of being in a crash and ending up with
Deadly streetcar tracks? Horror stories haunt Seattle bicyclists
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
tracks, there was threefold higher risk of being in a crash and ending up with an injury in the emergency department,” said University of British Columbia researcher Kay Teschke. Teschke said that 85 percent of streetcar-related wrecks were caused... Read more
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TribLIVE
July was Earth’s hottest month ever recorded, NASA data showthat makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate,” added Simon
July was Earth’s hottest month ever recorded, NASA data show
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
that makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate,” added Simon Donner, professor of climatology at the University of British Columbia. July is usually the hottest month of the year, as it coincides with the peak of summer in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Win or lose, South Africa’s Caster Semenya prepares for controversyof chromosomes, then genes and today focuses on testosterone, says Cassandra We
Win or lose, South Africa’s Caster Semenya prepares for controversy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
of chromosomes, then genes and today focuses on testosterone, says Cassandra Wells, who is working on a doctorate at the University of British Columbia examining the history and sociology of sex testing in sport. Gender testing began with a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
July was 'absolutely' Earth's hottest month ever recordedthat makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate," added Simon
July was 'absolutely' Earth's hottest month ever recorded
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
that makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate," added Simon Donner, professor of climatology at the University of British Columbia. July is usually the hottest month of the year, as it coincides with the peak of summer in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
July was 'absolutely' Earth's hottest month ever recordedthat makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate," added Simon
July was 'absolutely' Earth's hottest month ever recorded
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
that makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate," added Simon Donner, professor of climatology at the University of British Columbia. July is usually the hottest month of the year, as it coincides with the peak of summer in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
July was 'absolutely' Earth's hottest month ever recordedthat makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate," added Simon
July was 'absolutely' Earth's hottest month ever recorded
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
that makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate," added Simon Donner, professor of climatology at the University of British Columbia. July is usually the hottest month of the year, as it coincides with the peak of summer in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
July was 'absolutely' Earth's hottest month ever recordedthat makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate," added Simon
July was 'absolutely' Earth's hottest month ever recorded
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
that makes the evidence stronger that we're changing the climate," added Simon Donner, professor of climatology at the University of British Columbia. July is usually the hottest month of the year, as it coincides with the peak of summer in... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
High school senior heads into banner yearto evaluate his skills. In the meantime, Ojo said he has also been contacted b
High school senior heads into banner year
Airdrie Echo / Posted 7 days ago
to evaluate his skills. In the meantime, Ojo said he has also been contacted by two institutions closer to home: the University of British Columbia and the University of Alberta. He said he is leaning towards the Canadian Interuniversity... Read more
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