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The impacts of climate change can be seen all around us: extreme heat, intense storms, flooding — it can all feel super overwhelming and scary. But you don’t have to feel powerless; there are actions that you can take to help reduce the emissions that are driving climate change.

According to the City of Toronto’s most recent greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory, most Toronto homes burn fossil fuel that heavily contributes to GHG emission in the city. These emissions stem primarily from the burning of fossil fuels (natural gas) for heating and hot water.

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Le Québec est en pleine campagne électorale et les questions environnementales ne prennent pas assez de place dans le débat au goût de certain.es. Organisé autour de la coalition Travailleuses et Travailleurs pour la Justice Climatique, 86 600 étudiant.e.s, 13 750 travailleur.euses et plusieurs centaines de groupes communautaires seront en grève ce vendredi 23 septembre.

Des milliers de personnes sont attendues pour participer à des manifestations dans 12 villes au Québec, dont Montréal, Québec, Sherbrooke et Gatineau le même jour à compter de 13 h. Des mobilisations sont aussi prévues à Rimouski, à Trois-Rivières, à Rouyn-Noranda, à l’Assomption, à Saint-Jérôme, à Granby, à Mont-Laurier et à Victoriaville.

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Billionaires like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett talk a big game about giving away their wealth someday, but the owner of Patagonia just beat them to it.

Yvon Chouinard, who founded Patagonia and built it into a $3-billion outdoor fashion brand, says he is giving the company away to a charity that will use all its profits to fight climate change.

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There are now interactive maps that show how impacted communities in B.C. will be by climate change hazards like wildfire smoke, extreme temperatures, and flooding.

With the devastating flooding and the heat dome that B.C. was hit with last year, the reality of climate change seems very clear. These new maps allow people to see who is most at risk, for some of the effects.

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A recent report projected the areas in Canada that are at most risk when it comes to future heat waves — and one city in B.C. stood out.

After last year's heat dome in the province, which broke all-time Canadian heat records, and with the projection of an extremely hot summer to come, the reality of climate change is more clear than ever.

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