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Earthgauge News – March 4, 2020

March 4, 2020 Leave a comment


Environmental news featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Wednesday at 10:00 am 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:

  • Teck Resources pulls its application for the oil sands Frontier mine
  • JP Morgan Economists Warn of ‘Catastrophic Outcomes’ of Human-Caused Climate Crisis
  • DETAILS SCARCE, SERIOUS QUESTIONS REMAIN AS BP CLAIMS NET-ZERO TARGET
  • AIR POLLUTION IMPACTS COST $8 BILLION PER DAY, GREENPEACE STUDY SHOWS
  • FOSSIL FUEL NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY WOULD DRAW A LESSON FROM COLD WAR
  • Tesla, PG&E to Help Build World’s Largest Energy Storage Facility in California
  • Blocked Heathrow Airport Expansion Celebrated by Climate Activists
Categories: Podcasts, Uncategorized

Earthgauge News – Feb. 19, 2020

February 20, 2020 Leave a comment

Environmental news featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Wednesday at 10:00 am 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 Justice, Indigenous Rights Advocates Rally for Wet’suwet’en People as Canadian Police Continue Raids
  • TRANS MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION COST RISES 133% TO $12.6 BILLION
  • OTTAWA MULLS ALBERTA ‘AID PACKAGE’ AS PROVINCE ANGLES FOR TECK MINE APPROVAL
  • Brazil’s Bolsonaro Unveils Bill to Open Indigenous Lands to Mining, Oil and Gas Exploration
  • Botswana Auctions Off First Licenses to Kill Elephants Since Ending Five-Year Ban
  • This Solar Device Converts Seawater to Drinking Water
  • Hundreds of Thousands of Mussels Found Baked to Death on New Zealand Beach
  • Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion to Fight the Climate Crisis
Categories: News & Politics, Podcasts

Earthgauge News – Feb. 5, 2020

February 7, 2020 Leave a comment

Environmental news featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Wednesday at 10:00 am 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:

  • Record Warm Water Measured Beneath Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday’ Glacier
  • Three-Year Federal EV Incentive Burns Through Half Its Budget in Eight Months
  • Researchers Predict Near-Record Annual Increase in Atmospheric CO2
  • 41,500 Petition Signatures Urge Wilkinson, Federal Cabinet to Reject Teck Frontier Mine
  • 357 Amazon Employees Break Company Policy, Speak Out Online for Faster Climate Action
  • Fossil Industry Sees Financial Value Collapse as Prices Stay Low, Renewables Surge

Earthgauge News – January 22, 2020

January 22, 2020 Leave a comment


Environmental news featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Broadcast every other Wednesday at 10:00 am 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:

  • Giant Chinese Fish Is Now Extinct After Surviving Millions of Years
  • FOSSILS BRACE FOR SCRUTINY AS CARNEY WARNS HALF OF WORLD OIL RESERVES COULD BECOME WORTHLESS
  • Death of 1 Million Seabirds Tied to Massive ‘Blob’ of Hot Water in the Pacific
  • Ocean Cleaning Device Succeeds in Removing Plastic for the First Time
  • Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube
  • TECK MEGA-MINE SHOWS ‘MISGUIDED AND RECKLESS’ DISREGARD FOR LOW OIL PRICES
  • FOSSIL EMISSIONS KILL ALMOST AS MANY AS TOBACCO
  • Inspiring Student in France Creates Environmental App to Motivate Others to Make a Difference Daily

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 
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