2015 Water and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

There are many unknowns about hydraulic fracturing and water issues in Canada, but this is a fast-paced and important area in which decisions being made should hinge upon scientific knowledge.
Posted On 06 Oct 2015
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Stress on water resources threatens lives and livelihoods

Satellite data raises red-flag warning about the draining of underground aquifers to meet the demands of expanding populations.
Posted On 29 Jun 2015
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China bets on ‘sponge cities’ to cope with flooding and drought

The need to confront both water shortages and urban flooding has created a huge headache for Chinese city planners
Posted On 17 Jun 2015
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NASA releases detailed global climate change projections – An Update

NASA climate projections provide a detailed view of future temperature and precipitation patterns around the world from 1950 to 2100.
Posted On 13 Jun 2015
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Over 100 Leading Scientists Call for a Moratorium on New Oil Sands Development

Consensus statement says the science is clear: there can be no more oil sands development if we are to solve the global climate crisis
Posted On 10 Jun 2015
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Heat and drought pose threat to US power supplies

Global warming will leave people in the western states of the US exposed to increasingly extreme temperatures that could seriously affect electricity generation.
Posted On 25 May 2015
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How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

Almost all urban areas experience high levels of food waste—food that is fit for consumption when it reaches consumers but is discarded before or after spoiling.
Posted On 19 May 2015
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New environmental rules for polar shipping established

Polar Code environmental requirements adopted but GHG reduction targets for international shipping put off - again
Posted On 18 May 2015
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