Posts Tagged: climate change
July 25, 2022
Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature added the migratory monarch butterflies to its Red List of Threatened…
July 19, 2022
New research from Western University has found potato beetles can break down and regrow muscles on demand, allowing them to preserve energy over the winter.
January 31, 2022
Northern Tornadoes Project investigated 400 severe weather events in 2021, verifying 100 tornadoes across the country in 2021. This research surged the verified count of tornadoes in Canada by an impressive 170 per cent.
June 28, 2021
Climate scientists like Western’s Gordon McBean have projected that the heatwave that previously occurred once every two decades will occur every three to five years by 2050. McBean is available to media for comment on Canada’s record breaking temperatures.
June 24, 2021
New climate change report led by Gordon McBean highlights next steps for Canadian communities post COVID-19. McBean is a long-standing contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an organization that was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore in 2007.
November 13, 2019
Named one of the world’s ‘weirdest’ animals by National Geographic, basking sharks are also the second largest shark after the…
May 9, 2019
North American beavers, which weigh between 25 to 75 pounds as adults, are the largest rodents living in Canada. That’s…
February 8, 2016
A new interdisciplinary study at Western University has shown for the first time that 70 per cent of nitrates in…
December 16, 2015
As the world watched events of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) unfold, Western University’s Radoslav Dimitrov seized a…
November 26, 2015
With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) set to begin on Monday in Paris, an expert from Western University…