Climate Mapping

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Mon Jan 6 @ 12:30 PM

5L24 Lockhart Hall

University of Winnipeg

Dr Dan McKenny will discuss how his work modelling and mapping Canada's climate is being used to support climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Presented by the Prairie Climate Centre.

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    Jan 20,2020 – CBC News –

    We need to completely eliminate the burning of fossil fuel in the next few decades. That means no more natural gas furnaces. This article suggests alternative heat sources. However, it is missing an essential step – reducing the building’s total energy consumption so that “everyone” can make the switch without having to have a much larger electrical grid.

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  • Alberta tar sands project to test Trudeau’s climate pledge in 2020

    Dec 27, 2019 – CBC News –

    One of the first things Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has to decide in the new year is whether to give cabinet approval to the Teck Frontier mine project. That is a massive new tar sands project that environment advocates say is absolutely incompatible with reaching the “net-zero” target.

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