Climate Macho

“Mexico would will join a pledge made earlier this year by Obama and Trudeau to reduce methane emissions by 40% to 45% by 2015.” (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/28/us-canada-and-mexico-pledge-50-of-power-from-clean-energy-by-2025)

Not ducking the Paris Agreement, but a retrospective goal would will might be more challenging.

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Fondair

“Put in touch with Greenpeace by Klein, Fonda last week called Joanna Kerr, the organisation’s executive director in Canada, and asked what she could do to help in the battle against climate change. Kerr told her there was an event planned in British Columbia at the weekend, and Fonda replied, ‘I’ll book a flight.'” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/15/jane-fonda-shell-arctic-oil-drilling-obama)

A bicycle might have been more in the spirit.

Polapulation

“Using high-resolution satellite imagery, researchers counted the population of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) on Rowley Island in Foxe Basin in the Canadian Arctic. … [They] were able to discriminate among presumed bears and non-targets by comparing high resolution images collected at different points in time.” (http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0717-hance-polar-bears-satellite.html)

This ‘if it moves it’s a polar bear’ criterion critically differs from the land-based count where ‘if it moves you’re too late.’