Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

Forests Ontario conference will explore changing climate

January 30, 2018

Despite dire predictions around climate change, there are also new opportunities, including a strengthening bio-economy, increased support for green infrastructure, and the monetization of environmental attributes such as carbon offsets. A changing climate and the associated impacts are new realities affecting society, the environment, and the economy through a “ripple

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Federal government creates advisory panel on adapting to climate change

August 31, 2017

GATINEAU, QC – The Government of Canada is making significant investments to help communities build their resilience to climate change as a part of its plan to address climate change. This week, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced the Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results. “Acting now

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FPAC welcomes low-carbon economy fund announcement

June 19, 2017

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has voiced its support for the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change announcement of $2 billion in federal funds over the next 5 years for the Low Carbon Economy Fund. “Canada’s forest products sector is a leader in the fight against climate change. We

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Canadian scientists discover how forests reduce air pollution

June 19, 2017

OTTAWA – A study recently published in Nature Communications by scientists at Environment and Climate Change Canada discovered a missing link in lower-atmosphere ozone formation: our forests. The shaded and relatively stagnant air of the forest ecosystem modifies the chemistry of air pollution, resulting in much less ozone formation than had been

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