Earthgauge Radio – June 12, 2018 Mark 6 months ago A weekly Canadian environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Join me here every week or subscribe to the podcast. On the show this week: a new oceans study could alter climate change predictions (for the worse) new ship fuel regulations could sink oil sands expansion the Canadian government’s purchase of the Kinder Morgan Transmountain pipeline comes amid collapsing demand for oil globally taxpayers are still shelling out billions of dollars in subsidies for the oil industry India announces a single-use plastics ban and the International Olympic Committee makes a commitment to fight plastic pollution Volkswagen bans diesel exhaust testing on animals (can you believe this was even happening in the first place?) Donald Trump is isolated on plastics and climate change at the recent G7 Summit the Pope urges oil companies to lead the transition to clean energy a B.C. start-up company figures out how to remove carbon from the air.