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Earthgauge News – July 23, 2019

July 23, 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:

  • The aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes
  • Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees
  • Internal Exxon Documents Show Climate Awareness in 1982, Denial by 1988
  • United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges
  • Big Pharma Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than the Automotive Industry
  • Nearly 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity
  • ‘Social Breakdown and Outright Chaos’: Civilization Headed for Collapse by 2050, New Climate Report Warns
  • The Philippines has put forward a bill that requires all students from elementary school to college to plant trees as a prerequisite to graduate.

Earthgauge News – May 14, 2019

May 14, 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 on demand at www.ckcufm.com. Or download the podcast here.

On the show this week:

  • Biodiversity crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists to warn
  • Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace
  • Green candidate Paul Manly wins Nanaimo-Ladysmith by-election
  • CO2 Levels Top 415 PPM for First Time in Human History
  • Ireland Becomes Second Country to Declare Climate Emergency
  • Just One-Third of the World’s Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing
  • TROVE OF DOCUMENTS SHOWS FOSSIL MANIPULATION OF UN CLIMATE PROCESS FROM 1989 TO 2002
  • Global plastic waste pact garners international support

Earthgauge News – April 30, 2019

April 30, 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:

  • With communities under water, Ottawa had little choice but to declare a ‘climate emergency’
  • Climate Change Blamed as Flooding Forces Thousands to Evacuate in Canada
  • Extinction Rebellion arrests pass 1,000 on eighth day of protests
  • New York’: City Council Passes Visionary Climate Bill
  • Winning Party in Spain’s Election Campaigned on a Green New Deal
  • Jeremy Corbyn launches bid to declare a national climate emergency
  • CONSERVATIVES, FOSSILS PLOT ‘GROWING COLLABORATION’ TO DEFEAT LIBERALS IN FEDERAL ELECTION
  • CANADA ON TRACK TO HIT PARIS TARGET 200 YEARS LATE AS NEB ENDORSES CARBON TAX

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 – 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
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