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Published by on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Environment Counts | The cryosphere and climate change – An EC perspective on the evidence presented in IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report
The cryosphere and climate change – An EC perspective on the evidence presented in IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report Author: Rick Higgins – Published At: 2014-11-16 11:08 – (4973 Reads) The term cryosphere refers to those parts of the Earthâ€™s surface where water is in solid form. This includes ice in glaciers, ice sheets and sea […]
Environment Counts | Canada introduces price on carbon :
Published by geoff on 2016-12-10 The Canadian government has announced a a pan-Canadian policy on climate change including a floor price on carbon beginning in 2018. The Paris agreement commits Canada to a 30 per cent reduction in greenhouse gases from 2005 levels by 2030. The floor price of carbon starts at a minimum of […]
Environment Counts | Climate change implications for fisheries and aquaculture
Climate change implications for fisheries and aquaculture Author: Rick Higgins – Published At: 2012-03-20 08:52 – (1203 Reads) Climate change is bringing substantial changes to the worldâ€™s capture fisheries, which are already under stress from overfishing and other anthropogenic influences. Inland fisheries â€“ most of which are in developing African and Asian countries â€“ are […]