climate change

Analyzing extreme weather and climate: a new statistical tool

Published: 23Aug2018

Due to processes occurring over vast ranges of scale, from fast to slow and from small to large, extreme weather and climate events aren’t as rare as scientists have thought – and that could...

New approach to global-warming projections could make regional estimates more precise

Published: 15May2018

A new method for projecting how the temperature will respond to human impacts supports the outlook for substantial global warming throughout this century – but also indicates that, in many regions,...

Climate change = a much greater diversity of species + a need to rethink conservation paradigms

Published: 15May2018

A team of researchers believe that Quebec’s protected areas are poised to become biodiversity refuges of continental importance. They used ecological niche modeling to calculate potential changes...

HINDU | ‘Holistic policy needed to promote small millets’

Published: 16Feb2018

Vijaya Raghavan, Professor, McGill University, which is one of the collaborators of the project, said that promoting the consumption of small millets was not only key for addressing malnutrition...

As climate warms, mice morph

Published: 27Nov2017

New research by McGill University biologists shows that milder winters have led to physical alterations in two species of mice in southern Quebec in the past 50 years – providing a textbook example...

Statistical tool reveals climate change impacts on plants

Published: 6Nov2017

Early flowering, early fruiting: Anecdotal evidence of climate change is popping up as quickly as spring crocuses, but is it coincidence or confirmation that plants’ timing is shifting in response...

Floods in Quebec

Published: 9May2017

Suzanne King, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Douglas Institute...

Protecting life’s tangled ecological webs

Published: 9May2017

Ecosystems are a complex web of interactions. These ecological networks are being reorganized by extinctions and colonization events caused by human impacts, such as climate change and habitat...

Students receive $50K from Ottawa for innovative urban green housing design

Published: 6Apr2017

Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna announced a $50,000 grant from Natural Resources Canada’s Program for Energy Research and Development (PERD) to...

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