Drought is just one of the many environmental side effects of climate change.
The damaging effects of climate change are disturbing natural environments around the world. Scientists agree that human activities--particularly energy use and clear-cutting of forests--are accelerating the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. This could have far-reaching environmental, social and economic consequences. Read the articles below to find out how climate change is affecting Canada and what you can do to take action.
- What's the difference between climate change and global warming?
- What are the sea-ice predictions for the Northwest Passage this summer? How do they compare to last year’s record-breaking disappearance of sea ice?
- United Nations Climate Change Conference: Poznañ 2008
- Regulating Canada’s On-road GHG Emissions
- Recent news from Environment Canada
- No Boundaries: How Global Emissions Affect Northern Communities
- Mitigation and adaptation- Canada’s action on climate change
- If global warming is real, why are we getting such cold weather this winter?
- Ice time: braving the elements in Daring Lake
- Gary Lines, giving the gift of knowledge
- Frequently Asked Questions on Climate Change
- Community challenge: Canadians involved in the fight against climate change
- Changing Earth - Examining the State of our Cryosphere
- Canada’s new Offset System: working towards a carbon market
- Canada’s Action on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation
- Canada moves to reduce emissions in the electricity sector
- Canada at Cancun
- An electrifying change: clean technologies in Canada
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