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Extreme Weather Deaths On The Rise

CBC | Posted 01.18.2012 | Canada

Deaths and damages from extreme weather and climate-related disasters are increasing significantly, but climate change isn't the main cul...

Extreme Weather In Canada Here To Stay: Experts

CBC | Posted 01.18.2012 | Canada

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was set to release a report Friday examining the risks posed by the extreme weather e...

Hurricane Ophelia Weakens To Category 3, Heading For Atlantic Canada

CBC | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada

Heavy rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia has caused flooding on Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula and the evacuation of some homes ...

Irene Winds Slam Quebec, Leaving Thousands Without Power

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - One person was unaccounted for and tens of thousands were in the dark Monday after the residual power of hurricane Irene cut a destructive ...

Hurricane Irene Will Hit Maritimes, Eastern Quebec On Sunday

CP | Keith Doucette, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - The path of hurricane Irene remained unchanged Saturday, meaning the massive storm would likely bring heavy rain and the potential for hurri...

Ontario Heat Wave Brings Some Cities The Hottest July 21 Ever

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS — TORONTO - It was the hottest July 21 ever in many communities across southern and eastern Ontario and southern Quebec as the sc...

Ontario Records Their Hottest Nights Ever

THE CANADIAN PRESS | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - TORONTO - A night thick with muggy heat, clammy skin and sweaty sheets broke records in southern Ontario early Thursda...

Mid 40s With Humidity! Stinking Hot Temperatures Forecast For Canada

CBC | Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS — WINNIPEG - What a country — first it was so wet in much of Western Canada this year you had to wear hip waders to get your ma...

Hot Summer Nights May Be Causing Extreme Weather

CP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - The freak windstorm that toppled the main stage at the Ottawa Bluesfest may be a sign of weather to come, warns a top c...

Canada Heats Up This Weekend But BC Gets No Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Scaachi Koul | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada

If you're hot now, just wait. Canadians aren't getting much respite from the heat this weekend. By Sunday, highs across the country could hit the l...

How to Become an Environmentalist

David Suzuki | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada
David Suzuki

Reports about floods and droughts and sea ice and climate change get sandwiched between clips about scandals and celebrities, and so we view them as isolated events. An environmental perspective would consider the possibility that many of the events are connected to an underlying cause.

More Floods For Manitoba?

CBC | Posted 08.11.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Officials in Manitoba are scrambling to shore up flood defences, before a major rain storm descends on waterlogged areas of the province Sunday...