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Category: Climate Change

Climate Change

Get ready for more heatwaves, floods and ice storms, report on Ottawa’s changing climate says

Ottawa councillors looked beyond the pandemic this week to another looming crisis. They were combing through a massive, two-volume report presented to the city’s environment committee that revealed some worrisome projections about climate change in the national capital over the next 30 years. The key findings: Ottawa should expect a warmer, wetter and — on average — more disaster-filled future….

Climate Change

Hold-the-Line campaign pushes to stop Ottawa’s urban expansion

Since 1980 Ottawa farmer John Vandenberg has been growing and selling produce — onions, berries, garlic and more at Rideau Pines Farm in North Gower. He supplies 25 local restaurants and households in developing suburbs nearby. But for more than 40 years, Vanderburg has watched local farm land, which he describes as some of the best in Canada, disappear. “There…

25th Hour

25th Hour: The Green Wave

The Green Wave follows three individuals who have drastically restructured the way they live to try to combat climate change. They use their money, influence and votes to positively impact the environment. We investigate how this global green wave of eco-consciousness influenced the way Canadians took to the polls this past fall. This story first appeared on Carleton’s 25th Hour.