Climate change

Environmental News – Lots of Confirmation of Expectations, Some Signs of Progress

Students marching on Ave. Parc, Montréal on 15th March, part of the worldwide student march that day, and one of the largest efforts in Canada.  The kids understand what is happening.  Image © John Mahony, Montreal Gazette. So, what has been happening in the world of climate change and environmental decline?  School students around the … Continue reading »

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Which way, Canada? Which way the world?

Those of you who follow this blog, as opposed to simply stumbling upon it, will have noticed that the frequency of my posts has fallen precipitously over the last year or so.  Never a frequent poster, my output has dwindled from once every ten days, to once a month, and now to once or so … Continue reading »

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: How is Canada Doing?

To evaluate Canada’s performance vis à vis greenhouse gases there are several things to consider:  What is the current magnitude, and the trend in emissions today?  What are the sources of those emissions, and how might emissions change in coming decades?  How does the expected trend in emissions compare with the commitment made by Canada … Continue reading »

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