Tag Archives: climate change

Micro Environmental History – Weather and Missing Mountain Tops

Weather related travel seem to be dominating the news this holiday season. Before snow paralyzed air travel in Europe and Britain, it trapped people in their cars in southern Ontario while rains and storm surges were flooding rural New Brunswick. … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprints

There is no escaping the dreaded and guilt inducing term ‘carbon footprint.’ Recently a study by Harvard physicist Alexander Wissner-Gross came out stating the carbon impact of Google searches and visiting websites – online energy. What Wissner-Gross has found is … Continue reading

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Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a great idea. It uses a simple action – turning off the lights – to bring attention to climate change and global warming. But there is one glaring flaw in targeting lights and electricity as the symbol … Continue reading

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