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Transition Winnipeg has released Winnipeg’s Great Transition: Ideas and Actions for a Climate-Resilient, Low-Carbon Future. This document and website highlights how the increasing frequency and intensity of precipitation, flooding, and storm events is taxing city infrastructure and the solvency of government - and sets out a well-structured plan to build a low-carbon, resilient future.

 

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Stanford researchers claim major breakthrough in lithium battery design

Jul 30, 2014 - E&E Publishing

A team of Stanford University researchers, including former Energy Secretary Steven Chu, believes it has achieved the "holy grail" of lithium battery design: an anode of pure lithium that could boost the range of an electric car to 300 miles.

 

Are Siberia’s methane blow-holes the first warning sign of unstoppable climate change?

Jul 30, 2014 - news.com.au

WHAT do three enormous craters in the Siberian wastelands have to do with a terrified American climate scientist? Methane. And that’s something to scare us all.

 
 

Fixation with constant suburban growth slammed

Jul 28, 2014 - Winnipeg Free Press

WINNIPEG - A coalition of neighbourhood groups says Winnipeg has to abandon its "growth-at-all-costs" mentality to deal with the unexpected forces brought by climate change.

 

In Lake of the Woods, growing algae blooms puzzle scientists

Jul 27, 2014 - Minnesota Public Radio News

Recent research findings suggest the algae growth is increasing in Lake of the Woods. Scientists don't yet know exactly how much blooms have expanded, but early findings suggest the algae is getting thicker, likely due to a combination of climate change and decades-old pollution.