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Environment & Animal Life, International

IPCC special climate report: Danger dead ahead

The IPCC special report on Oceans and cryosphere in a changing climate, adds yet another strong warning about what lies ahead. Jake Rice (PhD),  Chief scientist emeritus at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) was a contributing author for the IPCC »

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

Act now, not ‘soon’: IPCC report on oceans, cryosphere and climate change

This latest report sends yet another strong warning signal to mankind about the state of the environment. This report specifically deals with oceans and the worlds glaciers and ice caps, or cryosphere and the changing climate. It basically says everyone »

Environment & Animal Life

Fight climate change by eating meat, Ottawa farmers say

Farmers say people can still take a bite out of climate change while eating red meat, pushing back against global headlines calling for major changes to the world’s farming and eating habits. A UN report released last week left people »

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

COP-24: What accomplishments?

The United Nations Climate Change Conference is the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) has ended in Katowice, Poland. In attendance was Binnu Jeyakumar, Director of Clean Energy at Pembina Institute »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International

Greenhouse gas: new record, more concern

The World Meterological Organisation’s latest bulletin  on greenhouse gasses shows a new record has been reached. The global average of CO2 is now 405.5 parts per million. The report notes that figure is now similar to the level of 3.5 million »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

No more Arctic as we know it

Within the next couple of centuries the “Great White North” could be a thing of folktales and legend according to a new study. Temp rise- 8C global, 17C Arctic That assessment comes from a group of Canadian researchers who say »