813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel [...]
Tag: global warming
Unless we rein in greenhouse gas emissions, outdoor skating in parts of Canada could be history within the next 50 to 100 years.
Every year that we stall makes it more costly and challenging, with increasing negative impacts on humans and our environment.
We’ve long known that environmental factors contribute to disease, especially contamination of air, water, and soil. Scientists are now learning the connection is stronger than we realized.
The Commissioner’s report says the government must improve its strategic plan by prioritizing the actions that are needed, setting specific targets and timelines, identifying dedicated funding, and outlining the responsibilities of key government ministries.
This video explores how the addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by human beings, has upset a natural balance between ocean, land and atmosphere that has been in place for thousands of years.
This video examines the “evidence” that some commentators use to make the claim that the Earth is actually cooling, not warming as the scientific community is telling us. Shared by PICSClimateInsights on Feb 13, 2012 Related articles Despite what confused climate deniers say, science shows Earth not getting cooler (straight.com) How Climate Change Realists & Climate Skeptics View [...]
Ottawa – With Canada’s international environmental reputation at rock bottom at the Durban climate negotiations, Friends of the Earth Canada has decided to donate its services to help Canada.
Sea levels could rise up to 5 feet by the end of this century, driven by warming in the Arctic and the resulting melt of snow and ice, according to a new study by the International Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP). This is more than two and a half times higher than the 2007 projection of a half to two feet by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.