The Great Leaks: Water Use and Scarcity in Canada

Unless Canadians start consuming less, we may face a water shortage. Yet by global standards, Canada remains lucky.
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
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Climate change cap must be lowered, warns expert

Decision-makers from developed nations are no longer listening to the scientific argument. Now it boils down to cost.
Posted On 30 Mar 2015
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Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

Record-breaking heat, extreme precipitation and floods are consistent with a warming climate due to increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
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Glass half full or half empty: Canadians confident in their tap water, but do they care?

While the majority of Canadians are confident in the overall quality of their drinking water, RBC survey reveals many fundamentally undervalue it
Posted On 18 Mar 2015
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New plans announced to govern oil sands tailings ponds and water use

Efforts to strengthen environmental protections in the oil sands could be stimulus for new recovery, remediation and restoration technologies
Posted On 15 Mar 2015
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$13 Billion overhaul needed for BC water and wastewater infrastructure

Report assesses the Financial Sustainability of BC’s Municipal Water and Sewer Systems and finds it wanting
Posted On 27 Feb 2015
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Responsible water stewardship in the mining sector

The International Council on Metals (ICMM) has published a comprehensive new approach to managing water around mining and metals operations, in guidance that details the priorities of all water users throughout the water catchment, as well as the water usage of the operation...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
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Canal could turn Lake Nicaragua into ‘dead zone’

By Paula Leighton [SANTIAGO] The Interoceanic Canal that will run through Lake Nicaragua could kill life in the vast lake and have other serious effects on the country’s environment and economy unless safeguards are put in place, an independent international panel of experts has...
Posted On 13 Jan 2015
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