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Two degrees of escalation

The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy predicts how  two degrees of global warming might affect Canada, including the Far North. Many links, graphics and the report itself available here: Climate Prosperity – National Round Table on … Continue reading

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In Iqaluit, history repeats itself

You may have heard by now that the Government of Nunavut is paying $2.2 million — most of which is actually Ottawa’s money — to build a custom-made research vessel that by 2011 will sail the waters of the eastern … Continue reading

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Some RSV-related reading

My WordPress blog stats tool informs me that my most recent post produced a dramatic spike in page views today, orders of magnitude greater than the meagre numbers that it usually attracts. Given this level of interest, I thought some … Continue reading

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“The Arctic as we know it may soon be a thing of the past.”

Well, that’s what one respected IPY researcher says.

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