Canada Fights Global Warming While Approving New Oil Pipelines – Does This Make Sense?

December 2, 2016 – In my country we have just witnessed the approval of two oil pipelines, one a refurbishment and rebuild (Enbridge Line 3), the other a twinning pipeline expansion ... Continue Reading →
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When Climate Change Becomes Personal it Gains Relevance

November 25, 2016 – The ice storm that struck Toronto back around Christmas 2013 created levels of personal awareness for most Torontonians about extreme weather. People started ... Continue Reading →

Next Generation Weather Satellite Joins International Effort to Study Earth’s Climate Remotely

November 20, 2016 – Yesterday the United States launched a weather satellite that was long overdue. Weather satellites are the eyes the world needs to track what is going on in ... Continue Reading →

Something Weird is Going on in the Arctic

November 18, 2016 – Sea ice in the Arctic reaches seasonal lows in September each year. This year was no different other than the fact that the ice cover this year was even less ... Continue Reading →
Skimmer attempting to cleanup Deepwater Horizon blowout spill, April 2010 (NOAA)

World Class Marine Response to Oil Spills Remains a Fiction

November 4, 2016 – In the latest essay from the David Suzuki Foundation, the subject is oil spill response. Having worked with technology companies trying to address the challenge ... Continue Reading →

What Happens When Seawater Invades Freshwater Aquifers?

October 17, 2016 – In a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters last month, researchers at University of South Florida, Michigan Technological University, University of ... Continue Reading →

Bonaire Using 3D Printing to Restore Coral Reefs

September 15, 2016 – A Dutch island in the Caribbean is attempting to preserve its coral reefs a number of ways. One involves planting new coral. The other uses 3D printing technology ... Continue Reading →

The Heat Just Keeps on Coming And We’re Not Talking Politics

September 13, 2016 – NASA reported yesterday that August was the 11th straight month setting global heat records. August global average surface temperatures were 1 Celsius (1.76 ... Continue Reading →
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What’s Up with Our Oceans? – Seems Global Warming is Getting to Them Faster Than Expected

August 11, 2016 – Scientists in the last week have admitted they erred in calculating sea level rise globally. In a journal report entitled, “Unabated global mean sea-level ... Continue Reading →
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“There’s something going on” New Scientific Studies Borrow a Trump Phrase But There’s No Conspiracy

July 17, 2016 – The presumptive nominee of the U.S. Republican Party, Donald Trump, is fond of spouting conspiracy theories. Climate change is a Chinese-inspired hoax. President ... Continue Reading →