It seemed a long time ago climate news was coming out only a few times a year, but as we continue down this path news comes way more frequently its hard to keep track or remember what has previously happened. We wanted to create a page to track the news as it comes. We feel its also important to track the positive. Keep in mind we are not looking into news of the past just new news coming out since July 25th, 2019.
August 6th, 2019
Been hearing about this quite a bit, cities and regions with millions of people close to running out of water. People are talking about it, but the question comes down to what can be done about it.
August 4rd, 2019
17% Doesn’t sound critical, but the article mentions some areas such as the tropical areas will get hit harder at 40%-50%.
August 1st, 2019
That heatwave that was breaking records this summer in Europe is now over Greenland and its melting approximately 50 billion tons of water into the ocean!
Climate change is causing more rainfall that is falling on the snow, causing a thick layer of hardened ice. The Reindeer would typically break the snow with their hooves to find food, but are unable to break the ice.
The above article from “The Guardian” is particularly troubling as it states 47% of children in Guatemala are suffering from chronic malnourishment partly due to climate change.
With Brazil’s current leader things are looking quite bad in Brazil. The president has even been nicknamed captain chainsaw.
This may seem trivial in terms of good news for the environment. However it’s a positive that the majority of people in Canada are taking climate change seriously enough to have to sacrifice.
July 30th, 2019
Ethiopia plants more than 350 million trees in 12 hours
Its obvious why this is great news, as we lose forests in Brazil its always great to see a nation stepping it up and doing something incredible. However it is hard to believe they could of planted 350 million trees, as that is a lot of seedlings. Still we will take this as a moral victory as Ethiopia spearheads a new campaign of reforestation called green legacy.