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Earthgauge News – Dec. 10, 2019

December 11, 2019 Leave a comment

Environmental news 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:

  • Greenhouse-gas emissions hit a record high last year, UN warns
  • Loudspeakers Can Help Bring Degraded Reefs Back to Life, Study Shows
  • A-List Celebs, Politicians Join John Kerry’s World War Zero Campaign to Fight the Climate Crisis
  • Climate crisis pushing Earth to a ‘global tipping point,’ researchers say
  • The Ocean Is Running Out of Oxygen, Largest Study of Its Kind Finds
  • New Zealand Will Consider Climate Crisis in All Major Policy Decisions

 

Earthgauge News – Nov. 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 Leave a comment


Environmental news 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:

  • Fossil fuel production on track for double the safe climate limit
  • KOALAS MAY BE ‘FUNCTIONALLY EXTINCT’ AFTER DEVASTATING AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES
  • ‘Climate Emergency’ Named Oxford Word of the Year
  • Tesla Launches a Futuristic Electric Truck
  • ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLES HIT 10% OF NEW CAR SALES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
  • FOSSIL PRODUCTION, INEFFICIENT BUILDINGS MAKE CANADA A GLOBAL CLIMATE LAGGARD
  • CHEVRON SCRAMBLES TO MOTIVATE EMPLOYEES WITH ‘MORAL CASE’ FOR FOSSIL FUELS
  • An incredible new type of “plastic” packaging could be key to feeding fish rather than killing them.

Earthgauge News – Nov. 12, 2019

November 13, 2019 Leave a comment

Environmental news 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:

  • 11,000 scientists warn of ‘untold suffering’
  • Report on Toronto, Vancouver traffic reveals outsized health risks posed by trucks and SUVs
  • Keystone Leaks Crude Oil in North Dakota on Same Day as Trump State Department Pipeline Hearing
  • Massive Oil Spill Turns Brazil’s Beaches Black, Kills Marine Life, Threatens Communities
  • London Police Ban on Extinction Rebellion Ruled ‘Unlawful’
  • Concordia Promises Full Fossil Divestment by 2025
  • The UK to end fracking for good following new study 

Earthgauge News – Oct. 29, 2019

October 29, 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:

  • CLIMATE COMMUNITY DECLARES THE WIN AS POLLING SHOWS CLIMATE CONCERN DRIVING VOTE
  • WILDFIRES FORCE 180,000 TO EVACUATE AS CALIFORNIA DECLARES STATE-WIDE EMERGENCY
  • RENEWABLES POISED TO OVERTAKE FOSSILS DECADES FASTER THAN FORECAST
  • Ocean Cleaning Device Succeeds in Removing Plastic for the First Time
  • Wind power could meet entire world’s electricity needs 18 times over, says International Energy Agency
  • 15 CANADIAN YOUTH FILE SUIT AGAINST OTTAWA’S SLOW RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CRISIS
  • INDIA PLANS 55 GIGAWATTS OF NEW SOLAR, WIND DEVELOPMENT ALONG BORDER WITH PAKISTAN
Categories: News & Politics, Podcasts

Earthgauge News – Oct. 15, 2019

October 15, 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:

  • Anheuser-Busch to Launch Largest Electric Class 8 Truck Fleet in North America
  • CLEAN ENERGY TO CREATE 160,000 JOBS BY 2030 WHILE FOSSILS LOSE 50,000
  • OIL LOBBY WISH LIST WOULD DRIVE UP CANADA’S FOSSIL EMISSIONS 60% BY 2030, ANALYSIS SHOWS
  • NORWAY’S BIGGEST PENSION FUND DUMPS ALL TAR SANDS/OIL SANDS INVESTMENT
  • EXTINCTION REBELLION BRIDGE BLOCKADES AND WALL STREET ‘DIE-IN’ DRAW ATTENTION, PRODUCE IRATE DRIVERS
  • Denmark calls for phase out of diesel, gasoline cars
  • New data show how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers

Earthgauge Radio – Oct. 1, 2019

October 1, 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:

  • Over 800,000 people attend Canadian climate strikes including more than 500,000 in Montreal, making it largest in Quebec’s history
  • IPCC SAYS WARMING WILL PRODUCE RAPID SEA LEVEL RISE, ANNUAL ‘100-YEAR’ STORMS, DECLINING FISH STOCKS, SHRINKING GLACIERS WITHOUT FAST CLIMATE ACTION
  • Climate Crisis Is Accelerating. Past 5 Years Will Be Hottest on Record: Report
  • Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show
  • NORTH AMERICA BIRD POPULATION FALLS BY THREE BILLION IN 50 YEARS
  • Air Pollution Particles Showing Up in Human Placentas, Next to the Fetus
  • A free reusable café cup system created by two Aussie dads is making it easy for caffeine lovers to ditch disposable cups 
Categories: News & Politics, Podcasts

Earthgauge Radio – Sept. 17, 2019

September 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.

  • CLIMATE, PIPELINE PROTESTS GREET TRUDEAU’S KICK-OFF RALLY AS ELECTION 2019 GETS UNDER WAY
  • First Crowdfunded Park in BC Saves 2K Acres From Loggers
  • Climate change a top federal election priority for First Nations, says Bellegarde
  • REPORT SHOWS CONSTRUCTION DELAYS, SAFETY ISSUES DELAYING TRANS MOUNTAIN, MAKING PIPELINE A FINANCIAL LOSER
  • Feds to study using electricity to ‘reduce or eliminate’ fossil fuels
  • Trump Moves to Open 1.5 Million Acres of Alaskan Refuge for Oil Drilling By End of the Year
  • Alarming Level of Plastic in Children’s Bodies, German Study Shows
  • Japan May Dump Radioactive Fukushima Water Into the Pacific in ‘Only Option’ of Disposal
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