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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 14 Aug, 2013 At 11:42 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments

Do you want me to tell you the bad news or the good news first? A new study by climate scientists in the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany shows that extreme heat waves will quadruple by 2040 even if we lower our emissions today. More precisely, climate change will affect 60% of [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 31 Jul, 2013 At 10:04 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments

TD Bank alone will suffer a pre-tax loss of $418 million from the unexpected floods that hit Alberta and Toronto this summer. Intact Financial Corp is expected to book $257 million in losses and Co-operators General Insurance Company already lost $77 million in claims from Alberta. These were just two floods that hit Canada within [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 10 Jul, 2013 At 10:47 AM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments

Toronto, city of the tropics. How scared should we be when an in-land and northern city like Toronto, one that used to be summerged in snow for 4 to 6 months of the year, experiences severe weather conditions? What will be left of tropical and coastal areas? In 2009, several tornadoes touched down across the [...]