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Harnessing the butterfly effect

New method could improve atmospheric forecasts over months, decades, and could explain “pause” in global warming
Tue, 2015-08-18 14:45

The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated “butterfly effect” also means that the reliability of weather forecasts drops sharply beyond 10 days.

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Cars: Understanding magnesium corrosion

Wed, 2015-08-05 13:29

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Pope Francis calls for action on climate change

Thu, 2015-06-18 14:16

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National Aboriginal Day 2015 (June 21)

Fri, 2015-06-12 14:02

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Global Health Conference on Climate Change

Sat, 2015-05-02 10:00 - 16:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 522, R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: FREE

The McGill Global Health Committee of IFMSA-Quebec is organizing a conference that will not only explore the impacts of climate change on human health here and on a global scale but also transform this awareness into change and action.

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Arctic beetles may be ideal marker of climate change

Sensitivity of insects to climate makes them ideal for long-term biodiversity monitoring in north
Wed, 2015-04-22 14:36

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4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015)

Mon, 2015-05-25 (All day) - Wed, 2015-05-27 (All day)
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal : 1050 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC , H3A 2R6
Price: See conference website

The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) and ten of its member societies are organizing the 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015), which will be held at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal.

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Forest fragmentation threatens biodiversity

New study shows 70% of world’s remaining forest within a kilometre of forest edge
Fri, 2015-03-20 14:23

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‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes

Global study shows increase in potentially toxic algae accelerating since mid-1900s
Thu, 2015-02-26 07:54

The organisms commonly known as blue-green algae have proliferated much more rapidly than other algae in lakes across North America and Europe over the past two centuries – and in many cases the rate of increase has sharply accelerated since the mid-20th century, according to an international team of researchers led by scientists at McGill University.

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