climate change News Archive
Scientists stunned to discover fossil plants beneath mile-deep Greenland ice, indicating an ice-free landscape in a warmer climate
March 15, 2021 —
The discovery helps confirm a new and troubling understanding that the Greenland ice has melted off entirely during recent warm periods in Earth’s history—periods like the one we are now contributing to with human-caused climate change.
March 8, 2021 —
Dr. Juliana Marson is a new faculty member at the University of Manitoba whose research focus lies on the polar oceans, their interactions with the cryosphere and climate.
February 24, 2021 —
“The way to build a strong future is by both protecting the environment and creating good jobs,” the Prime Minister has said. And electrically-powered cargo airships meet this criterion.
February 18, 2021 —
Canada Research Chair honoured by professional chemistry organization
February 2, 2021 —
Dr. Emily Choy [Ph.D./17], a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University and Environment and Climate Change Canada has been tirelessly contributing to research on climate change and its effect on the Canadian North.
January 28, 2021 —
NASA and UM team up to show the remote beauty of Northern Canada
December 15, 2020 —
Arctic sea ice has been in steep decline over the last two decades. Meanwhile, tundra shrub abundance has been increasing in many regions of the Arctic.
November 19, 2020 —
Until roughly a decade ago, most scientists assumed that phytoplankton remained in a sort of stasis throughout the winter and spring until sea ice break-up. Now there is a growing body of evidence that suggests under-ice blooms (UIBs) of phytoplankton can occur in low-light environments below sea ice.
October 23, 2020 —
Dr. Crawford studies how the complex interactions of various components of the Arctic climate system are changing in response to continued warming.
September 14, 2020 —
Mario Tenuta has been named the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in 4R Nutrient Stewardship