What will climate change mean in terms of future wind damage? Scientists debate whether data on the frequency and intensity of extreme wind are already showing significant upward trends.
From Rob Ford to Senate scandals, from war to environmental catastrophe, it's been a strange year. It's time move beyond the madness and personal attacks and have some rational discussion.
A key finding from the latest IPCC report is that Atlantic Canada faces numerous risks if climate change is left unchecked.
As people in the Philippines deal with the tragic aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the country's lead climate negotiator spoke to delegates at the Warsaw climate summit. We need to listen.
If you were 95 per cent certain your house was at risk of catching fire, and there was something you could do to prevent it, you would. The IPCC has a similar message about our home planet.
Is humanity a plankton bloom, here for a good time not a long time, or can we stitch it together to become something more long-lasting on this planet?
The tragic rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic, recent floods in Alberta and Ontario and other events worldwide are raising questions about our rapid expansion of fossil fuel development and transport.
As Environment Canada's David Phillips said, we can take this summer's storms as a preview -- but let's hope they convince us that we really don't want to watch the full-length disaster movie.
Even if you don't live in Alberta or Mississauga, floods are fodder for conversations across the country right now. And more and more Canadians are asking whether what we're seeing is climate change.
Floods and extreme weather such as Calgary and Southern Alberta recently experienced are increasing in frequency and intensity. Protecting nature is a sound way to protect ourselves from the damage.