climate change

Experts: Quebec summer forecast calls for heat, humidity and severe thunderstorms

Published: 1Jun2022

A hot, "unstable and sticky" summer awaits Quebecers, according to The Weather Network, which predicts periods of abundant heat, often followed by severe thunderstorms. This will be the "fifth...

Research briefs: Origami-inspired design and why mice fear bananas

Published: 24May2022

Here are some interesting new stories from McGill University Media Relations:

Exposure to wildfires increases risk of cancer

Published: 10May2022

A new study from McGill University finds higher incidence of lung cancer and brain tumors in people exposed to wildfires. The study, which tracks over two million Canadians over a period of 20...

How a break at the pumps is a reverse carbon tax — and could make climate change worse | CBC

Published: 7Apr2022

April 7, 2022 | As Canadians wait to hear Ottawa's spending plans in today's budget, there are conflicting views worldwide over whether countries should be producing more oil and gas to help Europe...

War: The enemy of air, land, and sea | The McGill Tribune

Published: 6Apr2022

April 5, 2022 | In this McGill Tribune article, Max Bell School director Chris Ragan comments on the relationship between war and climate change and expresses his belief that Putin's incursion into...

Experts: COP 26 United Nations Climate Change Conference

Published: 1Nov2021

The twenty-sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be hosted by the United Kingdom, in partnership with...

By 2500 earth could be alien to humans

Published: 13Oct2021

To fully grasp and plan for climate impacts under any scenario, researchers and policymakers must look well beyond the 2100 benchmark. Unless CO2 emissions drop significantly, global warming by...

Indigenous territories fight climate change

Published: 17Aug2021

In a recent study in PLOS ONE, researchers from 6 different countries, including Camilo Alejo and Catherine Potvin of the Department of Biology at McGill University, examined the importance of...

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