Today, Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge, and Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre, announced $2.3 million in funding for 21 University of Waterloo researchers, including Derek Robinson and John McLevey, both recipients of Early Researcher Awards.
Human occupation is usually associated with degraded landscapes, but new research shows that 13,000 years of repeated occupation by British Columbia’s coastal First Nations has had the opposite effect, enhancing temperate rainforest productivity.
Faculty of Environment professor, and associate dean of graduate studies, Paul Parker spoke to CBC Radio Ottawa today about why there are fewer smog advisories in Ontario. It's the direct result, he explains, of the province banning coal-fired power generation.
While the cars we drive are still a major contributor to air pollution, Ontario's Drive Clean program is helping. The next frontier he says is small gas engines.