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News and Opinion

Coverage of climate change since November 26, 2021.

Jonathan Kerr wins vacant seat in Comox council byelection

"...Kerr won more than half the vote, finishing with 54 per cent, and had been the first candidate to declare. He pointed to issues such as affordable housing, climate change, having a family doctor and protecting the natural environment as the top issues he heard from residents in the community..."

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Green leader has tragic connection to climate impact

"...The new interim leader of the federal Green party is a Vancouver resident who is passionate about the impact climate change can have on flooding and landslides. Paul Johnson has more on Amita Kuttner's very personal and tragic connection to the issue..."

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Robert Barron column: Climate change an increasing problem

"...I remember about 15 years ago, I attended a lecture in Nanaimo by Gwynne Dyer, a Canadian military historian, author, professor, journalist, broadcaster, and retired naval officer..."

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Liberals say environment must be the issue at the ballot box in 2022 Quebec election

"..."Not only must the fight against climate change, centred on the development of the green hydrogen sector, become the central element of the PLQ's program, but it must above all be the key element of the next election campaign, the one that will determine which of the parties will form the next government," said Anglade..."

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Rainfall warnings issued for Lower Mainland as B.C. communities brace for floods

"...Parts of the Lower Mainland could be drenched with up to 120 millimetres of rainfall by Sunday afternoon, according to new weather warnings from Environment and Climate Change Canada..."

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This week in the House: Timber harvesting and Yukon skipping COP26

"...The government’s plan to reduce emissions is called Our Clean Future and includes a long-term plan to build up renewable energy infrastructure..."

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Warmer temperatures on the way to Portage

"...Justin Shelly. Meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada speaks to the change in weather we will see throughout the next seven days..."

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Global carbon fee – it's the only way

"...Record-breaking heat with forest fires last summer. Record-breaking rainfall with floods and landslides this fall. There can’t be very many climate-change deniers left in British Columbia..."

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Ottawa and British Columbia promise co-operation on province's flooding

"...Horgan said the province has been reeling this year from successive events caused by climate change: first drought, then a heat dome that claimed almost 600 lives, followed by wildfires and now floods..."

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Quebec Liberals promise $100B green hydrogen plan if elected

"...The Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) government has also included green hydrogen in its Green Economy 2030 Plan, but hasn't made any major investments. The shift towards an environmentally-conscious Liberal Party is in direct contrast, it says, to the government, which Thursday announced $11 billion of new spending, but made no mention of climate change. “I was in Glasgow,” Liberal MNA Carlos Leitao said, referring to the COP26 conference in Scotland earlier this month..."

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B.C. should prepare for more storms as repairs from severe rain underway: minister

"...Cumulative rainfall expected between Saturday and Wednesday could be greater than the amount that fell during the 2 1/2-day deluge that led to the initial flooding, though it would fall over a longer period of time, Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun said..."

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Guest post: How COP26 finally recognised the latest IPCC climate science

"...Dr Joeri Rogelj, director of research at the Grantham Institute and reader in climate science & policy at the Centre for Environmental Policy at Imperial College London..."

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Trees in Trouble

Wildfires, Infestations, and Climate Change

"...Mathews transports the reader from the exquisitely aromatic haze of ponderosa and Jeffrey pine groves to the fantastic gnarls and whorls of five-thousand-year-old bristlecone pines, from genetic test nurseries where white pine seedlings are deliberately infected with their mortal enemy to the hottest megafire sites and neighborhoods leveled by fire tornadoes or ember blizzards..."

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Resetting Our Future

What If Solving the Climate Crisis Is Simple?

"...An inspiring and practical narrative that will leave readers feeling uplifted and empowered to create a future they are eager to embrace..."

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Angry Weather

Heat Waves, Floods, Storms, and the New Science of Climate Change

"...In this gripping nonfiction book, renowned scientist Friederike Otto provides an answer with attribution science, a revolutionary method for pinpointing the role of climate change in extreme weather events..."

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Anticipating Future Environments

Climate Change, Adaptive Restoration, and the Columbia River Basin

"...How can the practice of ecological restoration shift to anticipate an increasingly dynamic future? And how does a scientific field itself adapt to climate change? Restoration efforts in the Columbia River Basin - a vast and diverse landscape experiencing warming waters, less snowpack, and greater fluctuations in precipitation - may offer answers to some of these questions..."

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Jobs in climate change

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Supervisor, Climate Action Programs - Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC)

"...Develops technical and summary reports related to progress in meeting regional climate goals, objectives and targets..."

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Supervisor, Climate Action Programs - Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC)

"...Develops technical and summary reports related to progress in meeting regional climate goals, objectives and targets..."

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Climate Action Coordinator - District of Sooke (Sooke, BC)

"...“Where the rainforest meets the sea. " Characterized by warm, dry summers and mild winters, Sooke’s pleasant climate is a year-round paradise for those who enjoy outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, kayaking, or sailing..."

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Social Media Producer - Climate Change and Sustainability - Pelmorex Corp - Toronto, ON

"...The Social Media Producer, Climate will work closely with the Social Media and Climate teams, and will be responsible for planning, creating, editing and publishing climate and sustainability content for The Weather Network’s main social media channels. You will play a vital role in developing our social media presence in the climate space, implementing our social media climate strategy to grow audiences, increase reach and foster engagement through content creation across our primary social media platforms. As Social Media Producer you will be fluent in our social media voice, embodying our brand values and vision as you adapt and reimagine our storytelling and identify opportunities to connect with online communities..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention climate change.

How small countries can make a big impact on climate change | Nicola Sturgeon

Duration: 09:20

"...Source: TED Talks Daily..."

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What Impacts Climate Change Will Have on Vancouver Island in the Years to Come

Duration: 26:23

"...We speak to Charles Curry, Acting Lead, Regional Climate Impacts at Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium to learn about the direct impacts climate change will have on Vancouver Island over the next 50 or so years. ..."

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073 | Why the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests may be More than Blah Blah, with Frances Seymour

Duration: 36:27

"...A conversation with WRI Senior Fellow Frances Seymour, who says there's plenty of reason to believe the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use could deliver on its high ambition of ending and reversing deforestation -- not so much because of the declaration itself, but because of the constellation of world events that birthed it. ..."

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Climate Quickie 1: Leveraging Restoration for Net Zero Tourism Worldwide

Duration: 06:32

"...The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which is the United Nations specialized agency charged with promoting sustainable tourism, today unveiled the “Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism” at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). ..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about climate change.

The Adaptation Principles: 6 Ways to Build Resilience to Climate Change

"...What can countries do to be more resilient to climate change? The report “The Adaptation Principles: A Guide for Designing Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience” lays out 6 principles – as well as 26 actions, 12 toolboxes and 111 indicators – to help ministries of finance approach adaptation challenges..."

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1Treellion.org: Tree planting, with Tali Orad

"...#climate #trees #trilliontrees #biodiversity #nature #treeplanting #trees #restoration #1treellion ..."

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The EU climate deal | DW Documentary

"...We are already experiencing more heat waves, forest fires and flooding..."

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Norway and CO2 emissions | DW Documentary

"...The world is facing a climate catastrophe, and despite rapid growth in renewable energy production, some industries continue to emit vast amounts of CO2 during production processes..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about climate change relevant to the latest news.

Climate Change Mitigation Through Smart Environmental Monitoring of the Urban Ecosystem in Insular Touristic Cities: Experience

"...Cities, and general urban areas, contribute critically to climate change because of the GHGs related to traffic congestion, fossil fuel consumption, noise and air pollution..."

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Tsunami Flood Risk Management

"...Solitary wave theory is then proposed to convert such measured potential energy into a standard wave height, which would serve as an index for calculating corresponding tsunami flood levels at all points of interest..."

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Water Management in Era of Climate Change

"...The chapter includes the integrated approaches to managing water and climate change, transboundary water management, nexus consideration, water, sanitation, and hygiene, water and health, water and agriculture, water and energy, water and ecosystem, saving water technologies approach..."

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Alternative Vehicle Fuels Management: Energy, Environmental and Economic Aspects

"...The transport sector of economy must currently get round a number of challenges caused by the following: a tendency of oil derived fuel price rise, uneven allocation of fossil fuels, their exhaustibility, and climate change caused by carbon dioxide emissions..."

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Introduction: Is Russia?s Role in the International Agri-Food System Sustainable?

"...This introductory chapter examines the question whether Russia?s increased role in the international agri-food system is sustainable..."

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Impact Assessment of Environmental Flows Using CORDEX Regional Climate Models: Case Study of Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, Krishna River

"...Any disruption in the river's natural flow regime can alter the entire river ecosystem and socio-economic activities..."

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Introduction

"...First, the chapter presents the important role of the building sector in climate change mitigation on the global and EU level, and PEBs as enablers for a consumer-centred clean energy transition and contributor to climate neutrality..."

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Challenges in Veterinary Vaccine Development

"...Infectious diseases in animals are a major threat to global animal health and its welfare; their effective control is crucial for agronomic health, for safeguarding food security and also alleviating rural poverty..."

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The Role of Forests in Climate Change Mitigation: The EU Context

"...Within the land use, land-use change, and forestry (LULUCF) sector, forestry will contribute to this target with CO2 sink, harvested wood products (HWP), and use of wood for material or energy substitution..."

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Soil Acidification Patterns Due to Long-Term Sulphur and Nitrogen Deposition and How They Affect Changes in Vegetation Composit

"...Mountain forests and high mountain grasslands developed on shallow soils exhibit the highest levels of sensitivity to acidic pollutants and climate change in Eastern Serbia..."

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Spatio-Temporal Heterogeneity in Glaciers Response Across Western Himalaya

"...The Himalayan cryosphere hosts the largest concentration of glaciers, outside the polar regions, thereby provides extensive resource and opportunity for irrigation, hydro-power generation, and eco-tourism to the people of Central and Southeast Asia..."

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Changes of Tree and Stand Growth: Review and Implications

"...Climate change, drought events, acid rain and O3 are causing regional-specific growth reaction patterns..."

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