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Environment & Animal Life

Climate change: Environment Canada confirms rain becomes more extreme

A new study by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) confirms what many have been saying, that climate change has made rainfall events more frequent and more severe and the changes are dominated by human activity. This includes burning of »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Melting ice sheets may cause ‘climate chaos,’ says scientist

“Water from melting ice sheets off Greenland and in the Antarctic will cause extreme weather and unpredictable temperatures around the globe,” says a news release from McGill University. In a new study published in the journal Nature, an international team »

Environment & Animal Life

Storm, extreme cold hammer eastern and central Canada

Canadians are used to snow in winter, but it is unusual for heavy, blowing snow to be accompanied by frigid temperatures. This kind of weather pounded the province of Quebec and Ontario over the weekend. At the same time heavy »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Extreme weather strands cabinet minister, others in cars

Unusual weather caused flooding, stranding a provincial cars in the eastern city of St. John’s yesterday. A snowstorm dumped 10 centimetres of snow in just two hours and then more than 18 millimetres of freezing rain and rain topped it »

The Link

The LINK Online Dec 21-22-23, 2018

As we prepare to pause for the Christmas holidays, your hosts this week, Lynn, Levon, Marie-Claude, and Marc (video of show at bottom) More Canadians arrested in China Another Canadian is reported to be under arrest in China, although this »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Extreme weather ‘clearly linked’ to climate change: government

The government of Canada has issued a list of top ten weather stories of 2018 adding that Canadians continue to experience more and more extreme weather that scientists clearly link to climate change. ‘What’s different…is intensity, duration, frequency’ “What we »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

How crazy can the weather be in Canada?

Environment Canada forecast Today’s warmest temperature 9.9C in Grand Etang, Nova Scotia Today’s coldest temperature -43.4 in Key Lake, Saskatchewan It’s winter here, and that used to mean across almost all of Canada, a steady few months of cold and »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

La Nina may change weather patterns worldwide

An official “La Nina watch” has been issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. and it could bring more extreme weather starting in July or August. El Nino brought disastrous weather events around the world and »