Plastics are expected to contribute more to climate change than coal-powered generating plants within the next decade, a new report by U.S. environmental organization Beyond Plastics has found. But the problem has so far received minimal attention from politicians and businesses.
Heat waves like those that scorched western North America this summer risk wiping out B.C.’s salmon fisheries in future decades, on top of expected declines due to long-term climate change, a new study has found.
The world risks widespread hunger and climate chaos unless countries end billions in subsidies to industrial farms and use the savings to support smaller and more diverse farms, a new UN report warns.
Climate change and COVID-19 aren’t the only issues on the ballot this election: Plastic is driving a global pollution problem, and Canada’s future efforts to end it are on the line.
Experts warn cases of Lyme disease could become more common as climate change puts farmers, foresters, and others who work the land at greater risk of tick-borne illnesses.