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Climate protesters shut down bridges in Canadian cities as part of global action

Protesters shut down a handful of bridges across Canada today as part of a global effort to push for more urgent action on climate change. Activists with a group dubbed Extinction Rebellion blocked traffic on bridges in Halifax, Toronto and Edmonton, with similar protests planned for Montreal and Vancouver later in the day. At Edmonton’s Walterdale Bridge, video shows a...


Oceans, glaciers at increasing risk, including Canada’s: climate report

Damage to Earth’s oceans and glaciers from climate change is outpacing the ability of governments to protect them, a new report from an international scientific panel concludes. The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says those changes are having direct impacts on human health — including in Canada. “It doesn’t matter where you live in...