Another reason to move to Norway.

Whether you live in San Francisco or Mongolia, climate change is going to impact your life. But even though it isn't possible for any location to completely avoid effects like drought, floods, heat waves, and other extreme weather, some places are much more prepared than others.

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — SCIENTISTS have often been accused of exaggerating the threat of climate change, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that they ought to be more emphatic about the risk. The year just concluded is about to be declared the hottest one on record, and across the globe climate change is happening faster than scientists predicted.

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We’re creeping ever closer to a world in which you don’t need to carry a wallet.

The state of Iowa will release a free smartphone app in 2015 that can be used in place of a physical driver’s license. If the state moves fast enough, it could be the first in the country to release such an app, according to The Des Moines Register.

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Canada is among the world’s wealthiest nations, but our wealth is not equitably distributed. Many communities, particularly northern and Aboriginal, suffer from poor access to healthy and affordable food, clean water, proper housing and other necessary infrastructure.

An ironic example of this disparity is at Shoal Lake, about two hours east of Winnipeg. There, two First Nations, Shoal Lake 39 and 40, are next to the City of Winnipeg’s main drinking-water supply, but Shoal Lake 40 has been on a boil-water advisory for decades. 

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Fran Maclure, in front of a closed Leaside chemical plant, became an environmental activist after being unable to catch her breath while walking in her neighbourhood.

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