Last year's floods threw ice chunks the size of small cars onto people's front lawns in Fort Simpson, N.W.T. Senior administrative officer Kevin Corrigan predicts that eventually, everyone will have to move off-island.
Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are set to begin a three-day tour of Canada this week that will focus on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change — and on connecting with a Canadian public that is increasingly skeptical of the monarchy.
Dozens of experts advising the government on adapting to climate change say Canada needs to do more to prepare infrastructure for the threats of extreme weather and get faster at helping Canadians recover from floods, fires and major storms.
The capital budget for Canada's national parks and historic sites is being slashed by more than two-thirds this year even as more than 30 per cent of the agency's assets remain in poor or very poor condition.
The frequency and duration of droughts will continue to increase due to human−caused climate change, with water scarcity already affecting billions of people across the world, the United Nations warned in a report Wednesday, May 11, 2022.
In an ongoing climate lawsuit, the Doug Ford government put forward testimony from an academic who doubts basic climate science and an economist who argues Ontario’s emissions “do not have a decisive impact” on whether Canada meets its climate goals.
Jane McDonald, executive vice-president of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, said the province needs to electrify its transportation grid and its buildings, increase its manpower on mining more energy-efficient materials, and develop low carbon fuels.