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Environment & Animal Life

Global ice-loss study shows ‘worst case’ scenario

A new study by British researchers into ice loss from the world’s poles and glaciers seems to fulfull ‘worst case’ scenarios predicted some 30 years ago by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) The scientists from the University of »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

New comprehensive global warming study: Worst case unlikely, but best case gone

Global warming increase narrowed to between 2.6°C and 3.9°C, For years, decades even, people and scientists have been arguing about global warming and where the Earth’s climate is heading. Estimates based on a doubling of the atmospheric C02 level from pre-industrial »

Society

British Columbia launches free day passes for parks

In order to help its citizens remain active and safe, the British Columbia government announced on Wednesday that it is launching free-day use passes for six of the province’s parks.  The free day passes are part of a pilot program »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, International, Politics, The Link

The LINK Online, Jan 24.25.26, 2020

Your hosts, Levon, Terry, and Marc (video of show at bottom) According to Stephen Cornish who leads one of Canada’s most recognized environmental and conservation NGO’s, the root cause of many of the world’s conflicts and migrations can be traced »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International

Study suggests Canadian food prices to surpass inflation in 2020

The study by Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, and the University of Guelph in Ontario is called “Canada’s Food Price Report 2020” Its’ the tenth annual report, and  it notes that climate change, with its accompanying bad weather, is an »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Former Canadian top banker named as special UN envoy on climate

Having served as top banker in both Canada and England, Canadian Mark Carney will take on a new United Nations climate role in January. Born in Canada’s Northwest Territories in 1965, Mark Carney has a long and distinguished career in »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

U.N. climate warning: Move quickly before it’s too late

The United Nations latest warning on climate says we’re heading for a global average increase of 3.2 degrees Celsius. It notes that countries agreed to targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to slow the increase are well short of the »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Arctic ice cover-second lowest on record

Records show this year saw the second lowest September sea-ice minimum cover in the Arctic compared to the 2012 record minimum. October was unusually warm and as ice began reforming in late September, the ice has been slow to re-form. »

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The Link

The LINK Online, Oct.25,26,27,

Your hosts: Levon, Lynn, Marc (video of show at bottom) Arab World Festival-Montreal This weekend marks the start of the 20th year for the Arab World Festival,/ Festival du Monde Arabe  (FMA) in Montreal. The idea is to showcase elements »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Majority of North American birds threatened by climate change

A new study just released by the Audubon Society shows that about two-thirds of the continent’s birds are going to be negatively affected by climate change. The report presents three scenarios of the effects ranging from the international goal of »