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OPINION ENVIRO / ECONOMY / HEALTH

The Globe and Mail editorial supporting the Billy Bishop Airport Expansion is too simplistic.

    While the whole expansion controversy centers on noise pollution downtown, the editorial claims “the Billy Bishop [airport] has contributed much to the quality of life for downtown residents.”

    How can noise pollution contribute to quality of life?

ENVIRONMENT / ECONOMY

The finance behind climate change emissions reductions

New financial tools are being designed to measure and manage a low carbon diet world, Meanwhile, the next major U.N. climate change meeting to negotiate the after Kyoto in Copenhage next December 2009 approaches.

 
ENVIRONMENT

A. Cousteau stop in Toronto focused on waterways

Alexandra Cousteau's Blue Planet Expedition in North America stopped in Toronto to focus on urban waterways.

    The expedition team stayed 10 days in Toronto, their longest stop of the whole 138 days expedition, to film a web documentary on the hydrological cycle in cities and how some rivers and creeks simply disappear underground in cities.

 

May 1st, 2013

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ENVIRONMENT/ECONOMY/HEALTH

Asthma: a costly epidemic from unclear sources

Close to 10% of Canadians suffer from asthma but the causes of the respiratory condition are not fully understood.While indoor and outdoor air pollution are known triggers, the root causes are still unclear.

    Some suspect early foods in infants, over-sanitized home environment, alongside genetic pre-conditions.

 

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Charles-Antoine Rouyer is a freelance writer and broadcaster specialized in Health & Environment, Sustainability and Travel. Website sections : Health - Environment - Sustainability - Travel/Ecotourism.

ENVIRONMENT/ECONOMY/TRAVEL

Bike trains: a major driver for local tourism on the rise in Canada

Bike train service is expanding in Ontario and Quebec this summer 2011. Via Rail will be running 150 bike trains weekly along its Windsor-Quebec corridor and beyond,

    Bike trains are proving to be a powerful driver of local economic development through cycle tourism.

 

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World Meteolorogical Organization (WMO)


The WMO is the specialized agency of the United on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere to go straight to the source for information on climate change and its impact on oceans.