Climate Change

Cartoon: UN Wants Climate Change Agenda at G8, PM Harper Disagrees

Find a political cartoon depicting UNITED Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pleading for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to make climate change the priority at the G8 Summit, while PM Harper focuses on economic recovery.

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Cartoon: Climategate - The Disputable Evidence Behind Global Warming Science

Find a political cartoon calling into question the irrefutable evidence behind the global warming / climate change science and the scientists who are trying to defend their tainted research.

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Alberta’s Oil Sands: Key Issues and Impacts

Feature by Jordan Best and George Hoberg || Jun 18, 2008

Northern Alberta’s oil sands are increasingly becoming a source of political conflict, both domestically and globally, as scrutiny of the world’s second-largest known oil reserve intensifies.

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Cartoon: A Carbon Tax in Canada - The Elephant in the Room...

Find a political cartoon depicting a carbon tax as being a big elephant in the room.

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Cartoon: John Baird and Canada's Position on Climage Change in Bali

Find a political cartoon depicting Environment Minister John Baird in hot water over Canada's Position on Climage Change in Bali Indonesia.

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Cartoon: Developing Countries and Green House Gas Emissions

Find a political cartoon depicting developing countries, such as China, India, Brazil, as disapproving of any reduction in their green house gas emissions.

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Cartoon: Global Warming vs the Cold Canadian Winter

Find a political cartoon that depicts the conflicting realities of a cold Canadian winter in 2007 with the claim of global warming.

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Cartoon: Prime Minister Harper and his Nonbinding Emissions Targets

Find a political cartoon depicting the state of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's green house gas emission targets.

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The Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change: History & Highlights

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Feb 1, 2007

The Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change, which formally came into effect on February 16, 2005, represents a significant political and environment international regime. This article provides an introduction to the Kyoto Protocol, with a particular focus on the history of its negotiation and implementation, its central elements as a regime of governance, and key opportunities and challenges faced by the Protocol.

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Global Warming: Overview & Debates

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Feb 1, 2007

Global warming and climate change have become major environmental and political issues, both internationally and within Canada. This article provides an introduction to the scientific claims and debates concerning global warming. More specifically, it focuses on key scientific theories concerning the meaning of global warming, its causes, and potential impact on Canadians, in addition to exploring some of the scientific debates surrounding these theories and their political implications.

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Cartoon: Layton, Harper and Global Warming

Political cartoon depicting Jack Layton and Stephen Harper in disagreement over the Conservatives climate change legislation.

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