Links of Interest

Changing winters story in The Conversation with collaborator Dr. Pam Templer

What are the trends and why do forests need snow? Read all about it here.

Washington Post story: Extreme climate change and the Northeastern hot spot

2°C: BEYOND THE LIMIT
Extreme climate change has arrived in America
By Steven Mufson, Chris Mooney, Juliet Eilperin and John Muyskens
Photography by Salwan Georges
AUG. 13, 2019

See the story and excellent graphics here.

CBC Report: Forget the snowy winters of your childhood

By Naël Shiab, March 5, 2019 

“CBC/Radio Canada analyzed snowfall data collected by Environment Canada since the 1950s. That winter, the season that defines this land and our identity, is changing is an undeniable fact.” The web site reporting their results has great visualizations and graphics. Read all about it here.

Saving Winter Is About More Than Snow. It’s About Jobs.

The New York Times – By Jeremy Jones – Feb. 16, 2018

…”As the world celebrates the achievements of athletes gliding over, down and across snow, I’ve been reflecting on what I see in the mountains and for the future of these very Games. And for good reason. A team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Waterloo has found that if global emissions of greenhouse gases are not significantly reduced, only eight of the 21 cities that have hosted the Winter Olympics will be cold enough to reliably do so again by the end of this century”… READ MORE


 

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