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soaring fertilizer prices could deliver silver lining for emissions but farmers struggle to limit use

Soaring Fertilizer Prices Could Deliver ‘Silver Lining’ For Emissions, But Farmers Struggle to Limit Use

Soaring Fertilizer Prices Could Deliver ‘Silver Lining’ For Emissions, But Farmers Struggle to Limit Use

By Christopher Bonasia, The Energy Mix

This story originally appeared in The Energy Mix and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story.

The sudden rise in fertilizer prices since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could have implications for global emissions by reducing how much of it farmers use in their fields.

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Grey Highlands group helping pay for local Ukrainian relief work

A Grey Highlands effort to raise money to help Canadian Red Cross work with Ukrainians displaced by war in their country is now supporting local Ukrainian relief efforts. In early April, Grey County Cares was founded by a few people in Grey Highlands to fundraise by selling yellow and blue buttons in local businesses for […]

Local summer camps organized for Ukrainian kids fleeing war

A Flesherton-area woman who is helping settle Ukrainians displaced by war in their country has arranged local day camps for Ukrainian children for eight weeks this summer. “The families have lived in close quarters with relatives or in shelters for months,” said Susanne von Toerne. “The children need this camp. And so do the parents. […]

Local auction to help ease global hunger crisis

There’s something local people can do to help avert a world hunger catastrophe in developing countries caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and other conflicts, climate change-induced drought and flooding. Henry Reinders hopes to raise more than $10,000 with an online auction June 9 – 15, conducted by Snider’s Sydenham Auction in Rockford. Proceeds will […]

Owen Sound providing house to Ukrainians fleeing war

Owen Sound council agreed Monday to lease the house it owns beside the Tom Thomson Art Gallery to house Ukrainian women and children fleeing the war in their country. A report to city council Monday night said the city property, known as the Rice House, has been unused for three years. It will be leased […]

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