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Recent Climate Articles
UN's Secretary General Warns - "The era of global boiling has arrived"
With heatwaves searing Europe, China and the US south, the temperatures are posed to set an all-time record high. This Scientific American report profiles the recent analysis conducted by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the European Union–funded Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) and Leipzig University in Germany. It is a frightening reminder that we are truly in a climate crisis!
Don't Be Fooled By Attacks on Lithium Batteries! - This National Observer op-ed by David Suzuki discusses the damage that the fossil fuel industry disinformation campaign has done to discredit the benefits of moving away from oil and gas.
Our plastic obsession has led to an enormous pollution issue but also a climate issue. Researchers are looking at the impacts of microplastics in the atmosphere and whether they good or bad for global warming.
Links to Previous Newsletters
Aug 29, 2023 - September Events, Electrification of Everything, RNG, and Important Sites During Wildfire Season.
July 16, 2023 - Have We Reached Tipping Points? Why Don't More People Get Engaged in Climate Action. July Events
June 12, 2023 - The Cost of Climate Change and Who's Responsible.
May 29, 2023 - June Events Supporting Climate Action Across the Region!
May 16, 2023 - "Unprecedented" Wildfire Season Already, Finding Hope, Fighting Plastic Pollution, Events
April 29, 2023 - Call to Action - We Need Your Voice to Ask for Change!
April 19, 2023 - 2023 Earth Day Events, and a Focus on Effective Climate Solutions
April 03, 2023 - Call to Action - We Need Your Voice - Salmon Arm Buys New Gas-Powered Fleet Vehicles
March 23, 2023 - The Latest IPCC Warning, Regional Food Sovereignty, The Trouble with Plastics - and Coming Event
February 21, 2023 - Fossil Fuel Dominates the News, From Health Impacts to Greenwashing
January 10, 2023 - A New Year Starts With Climate Disasters But Also Glimmers of Hope
December 19, 2022 - Holiday Season is a Time for Rest, Reflection and Gratitude - and Coming Events
November 9, 2022 - Egypt's COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh and Upcoming Events
Oct 3, 2022 - BC's Municipal Election on October 15
August 21, 2022 - A Summer of Climate Chaos and What This Could Mean
July 14, 2022 - Summer Events and the Importance of Urban Trees
June 24, 2022 - Anniversary of the BC Heat Dome, Climate Change and Wildlife Impacts
May 29, 2022 - Climate News and June 12 Environmental Awareness "Meet and Greet" in Armstrong
April 04, 2022 - The Federal Government's Emissions Reduction Plan - BC Going to Court - April Events
March 09, 2022 - Newest IPCC Assessment Report and SCA March Events
February 11, 2022 - Join Us For a Virtual Public Meeting! And, Green Burial - Aquamation.
January 31, 2022 - Heat Pump Group Purchase Rebates with Shuswap Climate Action.
January 12, 2022 - Support Us With Your Membership!
December 11, 2021 - Candlelight Vigil to Honour Souls Lost in Climate Disasters this Year.
November 28, 2021 - Virtual Town Hall with Guest Speaker Dr. Brett Favaro, and Clean BC Webinar on Heat Pumps.
October 15, 2021 - Our October newsletter announcing two events - Eco Village / Indigenous Training.
September 24, 2021 - Global Day of Climate Action and a primer on energy conservation and efficiency.
August 29, 2021 - A Critical Federal Election for Our Climate.
July 31, 2021 - A Summer of Smoke.
June 30, 2021 - What BC's heat wave tells us about climate change.
May 25, 2021 - All about EVs (electric vehicles), is it a revolution?
April 20, 2021 Shuswap Climate Action's Earth Day tree seedling giveaway!
February 07, 2021 - Climate Action Planning and other news.
December 22, 2020 - Looking ahead to 2021, federal and provincial climate legislation and more.
October 30, 2020 - Pipelines and the first steps to Salmon Arm's climate action plan.
October 22, 2020 - BC Provincial Election - Please get out and Vote!
September 24, 2020 -Newsletter - Call to Action – Climate Strikes Friday September 25, 2020 - What Can You Do?
September 15, 2021 - Forest Rally and March, Battery Day, Climate in the US Election and more.
August 26, 2020 - Newsletter Why aren't we reacting to the climate crisis with the same focus as we are to the pandemic?