B.C.’s flood-stricken South Coast on high alert as next rainstorm arrives | Globalnews.ca

Southern B.C. remained on “red alert” Saturday, as the first of back-to-back storms began drenching the already flood-weary part of the province. Environment Canada rainfall warnings remained in effect for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, the Sea to Sky region and Sunshine Coast. Read more: Environment Canada issues first ‘red level alert’ ahead … Read more

What happened when one B.C. doctor flew to the rescue amid a natural disaster

VANCOUVER—A week after a “storm of the century” dumped a month’s worth of rain in two days on southern B.C., Dr. Aseem Grover and his team of medical workers at the Fraser Canyon Hospital in Hope would get a view of the full scope of the emergency. As medical director, Grover had been integral to … Read more

Making cranberries more resilient to climate change

Wisconsin is the largest producer of cranberries— with over half of the U.S. production in 2020. However, at the Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station, production of cranberries have been low the past couple years.  “Warm spells during the middle of the winter might melt some of the snow and expose the plant tissue to low temperatures … Read more

Green financing isn’t effective but Europe can fix it | View

Opinions expressed in View articles are solely those of the authors. Can the international financial market contribute to the urgent need to combat climate change? The boom in green finance would suggest it can, a lot. Never before has so much money for sustainability purposes been raised on capital markets as this year; the total … Read more

Why young Aussies are turning down jobs

Max, 22, took a pay cut to move to his current job for one very specific reason – and employers have been warned to sit up and take notice. Keen surfer Max Facer took a pay cut to move to his current job as he was unhappy with how his former employer was dealing with … Read more

David Suzuki apologizes for ‘blown up’ pipelines remark after backlash from Alberta

Edmonton—David Suzuki issued an apology Thursday after he drew the ire of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and others for comments last weekend in which the noted environmentalist remarked that pipelines could start being blown up in the face of climate inaction. Suzuki made the comments on the pipelines during an interview with CHEK News on … Read more

Climate change is causing more breakups of monogamous albatross couples: study

BARRIE — Warming water temperatures caused by climate change may be causing more albatross couples – one of the world’s most monogamous bird species – to break up. That’s according to a new study, published on Wednesday in the Royal Society journal. Researchers studied 15,500 wild black-browed albatross pairs over a 15-year period in the … Read more

Climate change is making harvest more difficult this year for cranberry farmers

Climate change is making harvest more difficult this year for cranberry farmers – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Cranberries are a staple in many Thanksgiving meals. But this year, the trip these little fruits made to your table was a bit more challenging. That’s because warmer weather and record rainfall caused by climate change are … Read more