Learn about Climate Science

THE CLIMATE CRISIS

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Rising Temperatures

Emissions lead to increased global temperatures, are a host of subsequent effects

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Greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane.

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Ocean Acidification

Uptake of extra heat and carbon dioxide is changing the chemical profile of our oceans

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Effect of climate change on species and ecosystems, in Canada and worldwide.

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Threats to our drinking water supply, worsening flooding and more.

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Marine pollution, food waste and landfills are large GHG emitters.

Learn about the greenhouse gas emissions of each province and territory, and what they are doing

to mitigate them.

EFFECTS ON CANADIANS

Food Systems & Agriculture

Our food production is at once a cause of, and threatened by, climate change.

The drastic economic impact of climate change will be seen in various industries.

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Climate change affects various aspects of individual and public health in Canada.

Find out the impact of climate change and environmental degradation on your body's structure and function.

SOLUTIONS

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Learn how we could reduce emissions from the transportation sector

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What are we doing to protect our ecosystems, and what we could do better?

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Mitigating climate change requires us to rethink social structures and their influence on our daily lives.

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In combination with other green initiatives, carbon pricing works.

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Cleaning up the energy grid is essential for sustainability.

CONDENSED CLIMATE REPORTS

The most important information from the most influential climate science reports, condensed into easy-to-read summaries by our skilled researchers.

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NOAA - Global Climate Report 2019 (2020)

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UN -State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (2019)

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Government of Canada - Canada's Changing Climate Report (2019)

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IPBES - Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (2019)

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UNEP - Emissions Gap Report (2019)

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The Lancet Countdown Report on Health and Climate Change (2019)

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Factors Influencing the Mental Health Consequences of Climate Change in Canada (2019)

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Environment and Climate Change Canada - Economic Study of the Canadian Plastic Industry (2019)

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IUCN - Ocean Deoxygenation: Everybody's Problem (2019)

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WWF - Living Planet Report Canada (2017)

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APA & ecoAmerica - Mental Health in Our Changing Climate (2017)

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IPCC - Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report (2015)

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Environment and Climate Change Canada - Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks (2020)