Climate Change

Scientists link current heat wave to global warming

The heat wave that smashed temperature records in western Europe last month was made more intense by human-caused climate change, according to a study by a respected team of European scientists. The study includes an array of evidence that man-made global warming is behind the continent's most recent heat wave. [node:read-more:link]

Arctic fires in June emit record CO2 levels

Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted 50 megatonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere – as much as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The intensity and duration of fires at this latitude have been particularly “unusual.” [node:read-more:link]

Quebec braces for flooding

With waters already high, the Quebec city of Rigaud has launched emergency measures as the province braces for flooding from heavy rainfall expected this week. Other municipalities are warning residents who live along the water to prepare for flooding. [node:read-more:link]

Better Border Security

Funding initiatives that make our borders more efficient and secure, a worthwhile and effective stimulus to our economy. A practical and remunerative initiative that the federal government must consider. [node:read-more:link]


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