We should really celebrate our small blue planet every day, but recent events give us particular cause to reflect on our home and how we’re treating it.
Air and Climate
New study finds increased mercury level Arctic marine birds due to climate change.
Report concludes that odours from bitumen tanks in Peace River are causing health issues for nearby residents.
Now that climate change has become undeniable, with consequences getting worse daily, many experts are eyeing solutions.
All nuclear power remains expensive, unwieldy and difficult to integrate with intermittent renewables – and carries risks for weapons proliferation. But if the choice is between keeping nuclear power facilities running or shutting them down and replacing them with coal-fired power plants, the nuclear option is best for the climate.
The NAFTA body is questioning Canada’s refusal to protect polar bears despite grave threats posed to them by climate change.
Vigils in solidarity with climate change victims are held in Ottawa and other cities around the world, as UN climate talks wrap up.
We’re exhausting Earth’s finite resources and pushing global ecosystems to tipping points. The only hindrance to developing a fair, ambitious and legally binding climate plan for the world is lack of political will.