Category Archives: Canada and Climate Change

Hello Spring Time!

As a Canadian the beginning of spring is something I look forward to every year. It is a fresh beginning and allows us to leave many of the hassles of winter behind such shoveling and scraping the car windows, the … Continue reading

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I Thought Being More Danish Meant Being More Tasty!

Climate change is happening. A major contributor to climate change is the emission of Green House Gases (GHG) due to the burning of fossil fuels. An overhaul to our current power generation and fuel infrastructure is a major hurdle in … Continue reading

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Is it not obvious?

For the past 650 million years the atmospheric CO2 levels have never been more than 300 parts per million (ppm). However between the years of 1950 and 2012, we have somehow managed to rise above what seemed to be an … Continue reading

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What’s With All the Secrets?!

My question is, how are people supposed to find out about the changing Canadian climate when there are so many policies against the information holders? This article mentions the grief scientists have to go through in order to provide information to … Continue reading

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Don’t put your gloves away just yet!!

The weather lately has been insane, and I don’t think I’m the only one that has noticed [at least I hope not!]. The other week I was wearing shorts and a t-shirt to class, and this week it’s pants, sweaters, … Continue reading

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Travel where the Grass is Greener

As you can likely imagine, several tourism related activities have a largely negative impact on the environment, and with growing interest in travel, it is crucial that they be mitigated. Tourism is one of the main sectors of the world … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2012

Earth Hour originated in Sydney, Australia when in 2007, The World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) encouraged the citizens of Sydney to turn their lights off for one hour in support of climate change action. The following year, in 2008, Toronto signed … Continue reading

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