July 28, 2023 – CBC – Future hydro-electric dams likely too costly, despite growing demand for electricity.+
July 25, 2023 – Politico – July’s record temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere driven by climate change, new study finds.
July 11, 2023 – New Yorker – The latest record temperatures are driving, again precisely as scientists have predicted, a cascading series of disasters around the world.+
July 27, 2023 – CBC – Canadians face some ‘big challenges’ when it comes to not only cutting back fossil fuel emissions that are driving rising temperatures but also learning to cope with the conditions we already have, says Dave Phillips, senior climatologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada. His comments come as a new analysis by Germany’s Leipzig University shows July is on track to be the hottest month ever recorded.+
July 27, 2023 – CBC – England and France could suddenly get a new, colder climate, as the ocean current that gives them their normally mild winters is close to collapse, a new study suggests.
The current known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), crucial for warming Western Europe, could disappear as soon as 2025, according to research published this week in Nature Communications. And that would literally cast a sudden chill over the region.+
July 22, 2023 – BBC – A series of climate records on temperature, ocean heat, and Antarctic sea ice have alarmed some scientists who say their speed and timing is unprecedented.+
July 23, 2023 – Canadian Press – New research suggests the heat wave preceding the fire that levelled Lytton, B.C., was made 150 times more likely by climate change.+
July 17, 2023 – ProRepublica – By late this century, according to a study published last month in the journal Nature Sustainability, 3 to 6 billion people, or between a third and a half of humanity, could be trapped outside of that zone, facing extreme heat, food scarcity and higher death rates, unless emissions are sharply curtailed or mass migration is accommodated.+
July 14, 2023 – National Observer – Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault is facing virtually unprecedented opposition from almost every corner of the country as he works to implement a suite of clean energy policies.+
July 12, 2023 – Winnipeg Sun – “Consider Climate, Manitoba,” a campaign that asks politicians to integrate climate into all policy, budget and legal decision-making launched Wednesday.+
July 6, 2023 – Associated Press – As a warming Earth simmered into worrisome new territory this week, scientists said the unofficial records being set for average planetary temperature were a clear sign of how pollutants released by humans are warming their environment. But the heat is also just one way the planet is telling us something is gravely wrong, they said.+