Content tagged “climate change”

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  • Economic impacts

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts damage caused by climate change will cost countries anywhere from 1-5 per cent of GDP depending on geography and the rate of warming. More »

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  • Forest impacts

    Climate change is threatening the health of forests around the world. In Canada, forests cover almost half of the landmass and make up 10 per cent of the world's forest cover. Forests are a crucial part of Canada's natural heritage, wilderness areas and economy. More »

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  • Water impacts

    Climate change will seriously affect water resources around the world. Changing water levels, temperatures and flow will in turn affect food supply, health, industry, transportation, and ecosystem integrity. More »

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