alberta tar sands
Hotter temperatures have helped to double since 1970 the amount of land scorched by wildfires each year around Alberta's tar sands — and the last three years have been especially bad.
The thawing of the permafrost in Northern Canada could be the "carbon bomb" that does us in.
An oil train derailment and explosion has occured nearby Charleston, West Virginia and comes a day after an accident in a remote area of northern Ontario.
Comedian and TV writer Joe Mande is seven days away from the end of his Million Dollar Kickstarter project. He says, "If you pay me one million dollars, I will host a weekly podcast where I interview comedians and musicians and shit like that."