Showing posts from October 24, 2010

Arctic Report Card: Region Continues to Warm at Unprecedented Rate

ScienceDaily (Oct. 22, 2010)    The Arctic region... (Credit: iStockphoto/ Erlend Kvalsvik)

Are Business Interests Giving Bad Advice to the Canadian Government on Climate Change?

by Larry Powell If you enjoy this blog, please consider  donating to the author to keep it going.  Just click on the link below . Thanks! - Larry                                                                                                        In 1988, the Government of Canada, under Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, created The National  Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE).    In laymen's terms, its duty was, and is, to advise Ottawa on ways of developing this country economically that won't destroy our environment or the hopes of future generations. Just this month, NRTEE published (at least on first glance) a largely credible report on global warming , entitled "Degrees of Change" in the magazine, Canadian Geographic. It describes it as "The first comprehensive illustration of expected climate impacts published for Canada." It lists several consequences, "some positive, most negative" which are expected across t