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Limiting global warming : IPPC approves key findings

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Currently at approximately 1°C above pre-industrial levels (1850-1900), our planet is already seeing tremendous environmental transformations in response to this relatively sudden rise in temperature. Numerous scientists have gathered evidence that the warming will continue and are warning that the current 2°C limit proposed might be too high; and that a 1.5°C limit should be […]

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Forest fires: a climate challenge on our doorstep!

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Too long the forest fire season in British Columbia ? Prepare yourselves ; it’s the new climate reality in western Canada. The sky is darken with particulate matter and citizens have difficulty breathing. Sports activities in this beautiful natural landscape are now canceled or postponed. Insurance is so prohibitive that some home owners aren’t covered […]

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Cement producers are engaging in combatting climate change

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One of largest contributor to GHG worldwide is engaging in combatting climate change. The World Cement Association (WCA) involves the largest carbon dioxide emitters on the planet. It single-handedly accounts for about 7 percent of all global carbon emissions, according to estimates from the International Energy Agency (IEA). That makes it the second-largest single industrial […]

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ICAO Council reaches landmark decision on civil aviation CO2 emissions

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During its 39th Assembly, the ICAO Council has adopted the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation, or (CORSIA) ; a first for any global industry sector. The adoption of CORSIA Standards and Recommended Practices complements other elements in the basket of measures including the enhancement of air navigation efficiency, the adopted aircraft CO2 certification standard and the long-term vision on the use […]