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There’s no place like home for curbing carbon

In response to a growing climate change problem, a St. Jacobs-based marketing firm is taking action to reduce its carbon footprint and improve the...

Climate event comes as experts predict dire fallout

Call it a good news/bad news report on climate change. The good news? The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report this week...

Drawing on Mother Nature to help combat climate change

Studying climate change and ways to combat it was a decades-long passion of the late Michael Purves-Smith, and even more so after his retirement...

Complaining about the weather is likely to become more commonplace

Find yourself grumbling about the weather? That’s really a Canadian pastime, but it’s likely to become more common as the weather grows more extreme....

Expect more summer in the weather as the season makes it official this week

Those who found last years’ summer a bit too chilly will be pleased we’ll be seeing more hot weather in the summer that kicks...

The cost of extreme weather

When the waters of the Grand River spilled their banks last June, suddenly and with little warning, it was a withering reminder of the...

Local environmentalist to host climate change workshop

Paying it forward, a local environmentalist is presenting a workshop next week in Elmira to share the information she gleaned from her time at...

Cap and trade just another cash grab, Wynne weak spot

Kathleen Wynne has driven up electricity prices to record levels, sold out the public interest on the hydro file, abetted rampant scandalous corruption and...
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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...