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Climate Change May Cause Crops to Emit Methane

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Staff - Manitoba Co-Operator - 8/18/2009 Canola Crop by L.P. Crop stresses typically linked to climate change, such as increased temperatures, drought and UV-B radiation, might actually hasten climate change by causing crops to emit more methane into the atmosphere.

U.S. State Department OKs Pipeline From Canada's Oil Sands

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WASHINGTON, DC, August 21, 2009 (Environment News Service) The U.S. State Department has issued a permit for a multibillion-dollar pipeline to carry crude oil from Canadian oil sands to refineries south of the border, triggering a court challenge... ===== (AFP/Getty image) Editor's note...Surely this can only underline the urgency with which the U.S. should implement Barak Obama's commitment to CLEAN energy! l.p.

Manitoba Logging Road May Spark Court Battle

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Winnipeg Free Press - By: Bruce Owen - 20/08/2009 Environmentalists oppose park route. (Click headline.) Also read "Environmentalists pan new road...." and how James Beddome, leader of the Green Party of Manitoba feels about the decision. Ghost Pines 11 by Mary Jane Eichler