As always, the Trudeau government announces lofty goals short on devilish details On Jan. 27, the federal government injected yet another syringe full of uncertainty into the country’s oil and gas sector, announcing a nebulous plan to overhaul Canada’s environmental assessment process to incorporate concerns over greenhouse gas emissions. As always, the initial announcements are [...]
World leaders, water experts and development professionals will meet in Stockholm 23-28 August to seek solutions to the world’s several escalating water crises. This year, World Water Week is held under the theme Water for Development. The role of water for development cannot be overestimated. Water is the foundation for all aspects of human and [...]
The Real Issue Is Less The “Disease” Than It is The Proposed Treatment For Climate Change The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its latest “Synthesis Report” drawing together the findings of the most recent three-volume set of the Fifth Assessment Report. The Assessment Report is meant to be the last word [...]
• Communities wary of climate-change linked threats to bee populations • Experts worry that the trend portends danger to community livelihoods By Patrick Musira : The physicist Albert Einstein, is reported to have said that if the honey bee is extinguished, humankind will follow four years later. Although perhaps the consequences may not be as [...]
Climate alarmists engender confusion because they ignore the evidence. But the record has not been kind to them. Take the 2002 climate change debate published in PEGG, the magazine of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.
Climate change is making storms, and flooding, much worse. The expected frequency of a storm, known as the return period, is an indication of storm intensity. For example, a 100 year storm is a big storm that is expected to occur no more than once every 100 years. From 2000 to 2005, Ontario had 10 severe storms greater than the “100-year storm”, causing hundreds of millions in damages.
The British Council in Zimbabwe has initiated a climate change challenge for school children to increase their understanding and awareness of climate change issues.
Shift of some natural regions being experienced as a result BY WALLACE MAWIRE The Afro News HARARE A presentation by Dr Prisca Mugabe, Deputy Director of the Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Zimbabwe made at the launch of the state of the World Population report for 2009 titled Climate Change in Zimbabwe:its [...]