Many Dead & Missing After Flooding Across India

Since October 15, 2021, a number of regions in India have become inundated with heavy rains, causing mass flooding and landslides. This article will discuss the situation and provide updates as more information becomes available. On October 15, 2021, India began experiencing mass flooding and landslides from coast to coast on a sizeable scale. HeavyContinue reading “Many Dead & Missing After Flooding Across India”

A Look At Toronto’s 2021 Climate Strike

On September 24, 2021, Friday’s for Future TO held a climate strike in the city’s downtown core. The march began at Queen’s Park, went down University Avenue, across Queen Street, up Bay Street, and concluded back at the park (see map below). This event went from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. Before the official marchingContinue reading “A Look At Toronto’s 2021 Climate Strike”

The 2021 Federal Debate

The Debate Details On Thursday, September 9, 2021, 5 of Canada’s federal party leaders came together in Gatineau, Quebec to engage in a live debate in preparation for the upcoming September 20th federal election. The debate was covered by CBC, ran from 9:00 to 11:00 pm, and was held in the Canadian Museum of HistoryContinue reading “The 2021 Federal Debate”

Justin Trudeau: Empty Promises & Climate Leadership

Justin Trudeau is the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada. Trudeau has held this position since November 2015 and has been the leader of the Liberal Party since 2013. In an attempt to gain more seats in Parliament and achieve a Liberal majority, the Prime Minister called for an early federal election – aContinue reading “Justin Trudeau: Empty Promises & Climate Leadership”

A Breakdown of the 2021 Federal Election

The aim of the article is to help Canadians understand the federal election process and to better understand the platforms of each of the candidates for the upcoming election. Key Terms The Federal Election Process During a federal election, all Canadian citizens that are at least 18 years of age on election day can voteContinue reading “A Breakdown of the 2021 Federal Election”

Water Consumption and Desalination

This article covers the topics of water consumption, desalination, and their connections to current environmental degradation and climate change. Earth is the only planet currently known to harbour life, thanks to one particular resource, water. Throughout human history, civilizations that were able to harness freshwater for consumption and agriculture thrived. It’s why we see soContinue reading “Water Consumption and Desalination”

The Atlantic Ocean Current

This article explores what the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation is, its importance to the planet, and its tipping point for demise. This summer has really been unlike any other for a multitude of reasons. First off, we proudly watched our Canadian athletes have a historic summer Olympic Games, but with no fans in attendance. OurContinue reading “The Atlantic Ocean Current”

Wildfires Tear Through Greece

Over the past few months, natural disasters such as wildfires have been burning across the globe. From British Columbia to Athens to Turkey, acres upon acres worth of forests and homes have been devastated. As of August 3, 2021, significant swaths of Greece have been highly impacted by a series of wildfires across the country.Continue reading “Wildfires Tear Through Greece”

Global Mass Flooding Events: July 2021

July 2021 has been a challenging and significant month around the globe, with natural disasters occurring from coast to coast. These extreme weather events have caused bodies of water and sewage systems to overflow, dams to break, pipes to burst, infrastructure to crumble, and lives to be lost. Our team has been keeping track ofContinue reading “Global Mass Flooding Events: July 2021”

Why The Amazon Rainforest is no Longer a Carbon Sink

This article explains a recent study that has concluded the Amazon rainforest is now emitting more CO2 than it absorbs. Read more to find out about the study and how the largest forest in the world has deteriorated to the point where it can no longer keep up with the worlds carbon production. The AmazonContinue reading “Why The Amazon Rainforest is no Longer a Carbon Sink”