A new map showing man's dominance of the planet. The area in green represents farmland, covering a much wider area than earlier thought. Map by USGS.
Monday, 12 December 2011
White Christmas? Dream on: Environment Canada says Snow Less Likely Over Time
By: Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press - 12/12/2011
TORONTO - Dreaming of a white Christmas may be a holiday tradition, but Canadians are more likely than ever to wake up instead to the dreary brown reality wrought by climate change, Environment Canada said Monday. Details here.
The shrinking Columbia Icefield, an important source of meltwater for Canada's prairie rivers. PinP photo.