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Jason Kenney unveils Alberta's economic recovery plan on September 15, 2020. Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | As hostility to fossil fuel producers grows, it will be easier in the short term for a cynical politician like Kenney to persuade some Albertans that they need to double down against critics.
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David Suzuki | As Greta Thunberg warns, our home is on fire. But politicians and industry keep expanding fossil fuel development, trying to cash in before markets fall in the face of alternatives and climate chaos.
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David Suzuki | If we had political leaders willing to act with the urgency the scientific evidence shows is necessary, curbing climate breakdown would still be a challenge this late in the game, but we could do it.
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Scene from Birdie Fire in Coconino National Forest. Photo: Heather Provencio/U.S. Forest Service, Coconino National Forest/Flickr
Ed Finn | As devastating as this year's wildfires have been, they are not the only threat to the world's forests. Massive deforestation caused by human activity threatens much of the world's woodlands.
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Firefighter works fire line at the Happy Camp Complex Fire in the Klamath National Forest in California. Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Joining the professional firefighting crews on the front lines of California's massive fires are thousands of prisoners, brought out of their jails to engage in this dangerous work.
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David Suzuki | With drier conditions, longer burning seasons, and more fuel on the forest floor, lightning, a discarded cigarette or runaway campfire is more likely to cause an out-of-control wildfire.
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David Suzuki | Climate change doesn't necessarily start fires -- lightning, unattended campfires, carelessly tossed cigarette butts and sparks are major causes -- but it creates conditions for more and larger fires.
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Brent Patterson | A huge wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., destroyed an entire neighbourhood and burned homes and businesses in several others Tuesday, and continues to rage out of control.
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Torrance Coste | On July 5, 2015, I woke up just after dawn. It was cloudy, and the clouds were orange.
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Ryan Meili, Mahli Brindamour | Over 13,000 Northern Saskatchewan residents have been forced to leave their homes due to forest fires. The cause of those fires? Many experts are pointing to climate change as the likely culprit.
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Joseph Robertson | During the Climate Summit of the Americas, officials from Ontario and 22 other jurisdictions around the hemisphere came together to share knowledge, explore new ideas, and agree to shared action.
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David Suzuki | Earth is clearly experiencing more frequent extreme weather than in the past, and we can expect it to get worse as we burn more coal, oil and gas and pump more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.