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Earthgauge News – April 16, 2019

April 17, 2019 Leave a comment

Environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Tuesday at 12:00 noon EST on CKCU radio 93.1 FM in Ottawa or online at www.ckcufm.com. Or download the podcast here.

On the show this week:

  • ALBERTA OFFICIALS TOOK 12 HOURS TO NOTIFY FIRST NATION OF POTENTIALLY TOXIC HYDROGEN SULPHIDE LEAK
  • Researchers Warn Arctic Has Entered ‘Unprecedented State’ That Threatens Global Climate Stability
  • CANADA FALLS SHORT ON EFFORTS TO CUT EMISSIONS, PHASE OUT FOSSIL SUBSIDIES, ENVIRONMENT COMMISSIONER REPORTS
  • Norway Is Walking Away From Billions of Barrels of Oil
  • CO2 Levels Are Now at a 3 Million-Year High
  • NINE MILLION CANADIANS CITE CLIMATE AS VOTE-DETERMINING ISSUE
  • IDAHO SIGNS SOLAR CONTRACT AT RECORD-LOW 2.175¢/KWH, SETS 2045 TARGET FOR 100% CLEAN POWER
  • SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS GROW 34% OVER TWO YEARS, WITH CLIMATE AS PRIME MOTIVATOR
  • Shell to leave leading U.S. refining lobby over climate disagreement
Categories: News & Politics, Podcasts

Earthgauge News – April 2, 2019

April 2, 2019 Leave a comment

Environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Tuesday at 12:00 noon EST on CKCU radio 93.1 FM in Ottawa or online at www.ckcufm.com. Or download the podcast here.

On the show this week:

  • Canada warming at twice the global rate, leaked report finds
  • Judge Says Trump’s Plan to Allow Drilling in Arctic Ocean Is ‘Unlawful and Invalid
  • FOSSIL ANALYSTS BLAME GLOBAL TRANSITION, NOT FEDERAL POLICIES, FOR CANADIAN INDUSTRY’S WOES
  • CO2 EMISSIONS RISE 1.7% IN 2018 AS ENERGY DEMAND SETS RECORD, COAL CONSUMPTION GROWS
  • BP SAYS IT HAS ‘DRAMATICALLY’ CUT EXPLORATION, WILL LEAVE SOME OIL AND GAS IN THE GROUND
  • Melting Ice Is Exposing More and More Bodies as Mount Everest Warms
  • ‘BirthStrike’ Movement Encourages People to Stop Having Children in the Face of Climate Change
  • RUSSIAN CLIMATE LEGISLATION HAS ’80-90% CHANCE’ OF PASSING DESPITE PUSHBACK FROM FOSSILS, OLIGARCHS
  • New York Becomes Second State to Ban Plastic Bags
  • West Papua becomes Indonesia’s first conservation province
  • Retail giant to sell clothes made from food scraps

Earthgauge News – March 4, 2019

March 5, 2019 Leave a comment

Environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Tuesday at 12:00 noon EST on CKCU radio 93.1 FM in Ottawa or online at www.ckcufm.com. Or download the podcast here.

On the show this week:

  • Costa Rica launches unprecedented plan to fully decarbonize by 2050
  • Evidence of Human-Caused Climate Crisis Has Now Reached ‘Gold Standard’-Level Certainty, Scientists Say
  • Cost of EVs to Match Internal Combustion Engine Cars by 2022
  • INSECT COLLAPSE OVER NEXT CENTURY COULD TRIGGER ‘CATASTROPHIC ECOSYSTEM COLLAPSE’
  • A Dutch man has driven from Amsterdam to Adelaide in an effort to prove he viability of electric vehicles.
  • ‘SILENT MAJORITY’ OF CANADIANS WANTS FASTER CLIMATE ACTION

Earthgauge News – January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019 Leave a comment

Environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Tuesday at 12:00 noon EST on CKCU radio 93.1 FM in Ottawa or online at www.ckcufm.com. Or download the podcast here.

On the show this week:

  • U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed
  • World’s Oceans Warming 40% Faster Than Previously Thought
  • Greenland Melting 4x Faster Than in 2013, and From an Unexpected Source
  • Insect collapse: ‘We are destroying our life support systems’
  • Latest assessment shows continuing recovery of the ozone layer
Categories: News & Politics, Podcasts

Earthgauge News – December 11, 2018

December 11, 2018 Leave a comment

Environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Tuesday at 12:00 noon EST on CKCU radio 93.1 FM in Ottawa or online at www.ckcufm.com. Or download the podcast here.

On the show this week:

  • NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATOR SHUTS DOWN OFFSHORE DRILLING AFTER REGION’S WORST-EVER OIL SPILL
  • Pakistan hits billion trees goal ahead of schedule
  • International community approaching nature refuge goals
  • Nations Must Triple Action to Avoid Disastrous Climate Change
  • 2018 Emissions on Pace to Hit ‘Record High’
  • Greenland Melting Is ‘Off the Charts’
  • Brazil Backs Out of Hosting 2019 Climate Change Meeting
  • Quebec youth group sues federal government over climate change
  • Surge in marine refuges brings world close to protected areas goal
  • Amazon Rainforest Deforestation Hits Highest Rate in 10 Years
  • ONTARIO OPTS FOR HIGHER CARBON EMISSIONS, OFFERS ‘SCANT DETAILS’ ON NEW CLIMATE PLAN
  • Australia Cuts 80% of Plastic Bag Use in 3 Short Months
  • In World First, Luxembourg to Make All Public Transportation Free

Earthgauge News – November 13, 2018

November 14, 2018 Leave a comment

Environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Tuesday at 12:00 noon EST on CKCU radio 93.1 FM in Ottawa or online at www.ckcufm.com. Or download the podcast here.

On the show this week:

  • Habitat loss and overexploitation are driving a loss of 60% of wildlife
  • Victorious midterm ballot measure could improve the lives of farm animals
  • UK activists kick off an extinction rebellion
  • Oceans have absorbed more heat than previously thought
  • Quebec cancels 200 MW wind farm
  • EasyJet is promising electric flights by 2030
  • Solar and wind power shift from “mainstream” to preferred

Earthgauge News – October 29, 2018

October 31, 2018 Leave a comment


Environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Tuesday at 12:00 noon EST on CKCU radio 93.1 FM in Ottawa or online at www.ckcufm.com. Or download the podcast here.

On the show this week:

  • Canadian government introduces plans for a national carbon tax
  • 14-YEAR GULF OF MEXICO OIL SPILL ABOUT TO BECOME WORST IN U.S. HISTORY, WITH NO END IN SIGHT
  • New York Sues Exxon for Deceiving Investors on Climate Change
  • ‘CLARION CALL’ STUDY POINTS TO ‘HYPER-ALARMING’ DECLINE IN INSECT POPULATIONS
  • Documents Show BP Quietly Paid Just $25 Million to Mexico After The Worst Oil Spill Of The Century
  • CAP AND TRADE ROLLBACK WILL COST ONTARIO $3 BILLION

 

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