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The fossil and transportation sectors get a relatively free ride and electricity producers do the most to decarbonize in the much-anticipated 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan that was recently released.
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The pandemic that closed the U.S./Canadian border to people may have opened it to the invasive sea lamprey-
Great Lakes invasive species cling to shipments and navigate canals to migrate, but one aquatic invader – sea lamprey – benefitted from border closures instead.
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Among the arguments used by Canadian energy giant Enbridge in support of its Line 5 pipeline that runs through Michigan is that, if it’s closed, there will be a significant impact on energy prices for consumers.
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Canada plans to store spent nuclear fuel deep, deep underground in the Great Lakes basin. That is, if an industry group can find a community willing to play host.
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Western science and systemic restoration practices aren’t enough to stop the crash of struggling species.
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More than $2.5 million was awarded from the Ontario government to 19 projects that ranged from green infrastructure projects to helping spread good land management practices.
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The current storage situation isn’t a long-term one, but the question of where the waste should be hosted and what it means for the impacted community remains hotly debated.
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As Canada leans on an international treaty to keep oil flowing through Line 5, Michigan Native American tribal leaders want the Biden administration to acknowledge that the pipeline’s fate affects their treaty rights, too.
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Canada’s national approach to climate change was updated in mid-August with a focus on Indigenous reconciliation, nature-based solutions like natural infrastructure, and the post-COVID creation of green jobs.
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The Canadian federal government announced it will provide funding over the next five years to support Indigenous-led stewardship of lands and waters under its $2.3 billion commitment to nature conservation.