Because rural communities have fewer resources, disasters often hit harder and linger longer.
COP26, the United Nations climate conference, sets the agenda on climate action around the world — and this year’s event is critical in bringing planetary heating under control.
Wednesday’s event in Halifax — the afternoon before the first official federal leaders’ debate — was one of about 60 taking place between Ucluelet and St. John’s, hoping to train politicians’ attention on the climate crisis.
Investment in carbon capture technology will hinder Canada’s transition away from fossil fuels and exacerbate the effects of climate change, says a new letter co-signed by hundreds of organizations.
Some would say it’s an unlikely place to showcase an innovative green building program. However, the camp’s new nursing station was built using low-carbon construction methods utilized by Douro-Dummer in its efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Released July 7 by the World Weather Attribution network, a group of scientists from universities across the globe, a new study finds that the unprecedented heat in Western Canada and other parts of the Pacific Northwest wouldn’t have been possible without human-caused climate change.
That is the verdict of a new report from the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices, which found changing climate will worsen pre-existing health conditions and strain the health-care system unless governments take significant action.
Dave Korzinski, research director for the Angus Reid Institute, says the data highlights the division among Conservative voters when it comes to climate change.