"Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says a globally credible climate policy is important to the province's future, and now is the time to take action."
"Declining salmon populations mean Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in elders can't teach fishing like they used to".
"Canada's provinces reached a long-sought deal on Friday over an energy plan for the country, agreeing broadly to curb greenhouse gas emissions while also promoting the use of pipelines."
"One of the largest leaks in Alberta history has spilled about five million litres of emulsion from a Nexen Energy pipeline at the company's Long Lake oilsands facility south of Fort McMurray."
"Assurances from Enbridge Energy that the company's twin oil pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac are in 'excellent' condition and pose 'minimal' risks of a spill are not enough to resolve existing public concerns about the line's potential threat to the Great Lakes and Michigan's economy."
"Almost one year after an unprecedented spill from a mine tailings pond in Canada’s largely pristine province of British Columbia, its government has given the green light for the mine to reopen — worrying environmentalists who say a number of other northern B.C. copper and gold mines are in various phases of approval, and could threaten downstream fishing communities in southeastern Alaska."
"'Extreme.' 'Unprecedented.' 'Historic.' Those are just a few of the words being used to describe the start of this year's fire season in North America."
The real problem from the hundreds of wildfires in Alaska and Canada is that they could speed up melting of the permafrost -- releasing a reservoir of carbon and speeding up climate change."
"The Canadian military has been called in to help fight wildfires in the Western province of Saskatchewan, where 112 active fires have forced the evacuation of more than 13,000 people and threatened several remote towns on Monday."
"VANCOUVER -- In the annals of climate change you can record another notable event. The Fraser River is running hotter and lower in the first week of July than it usually does in the dead of August."