News Video – “Horrific:” Scientists warn glaciers in Canadian Rockies are melting at unprecedented rate

“Horrific:” Scientists warn glaciers in Canadian Rockies are melting at unprecedented rate

The Global Herald
August 31, 2021

A summer of unprecedented heat has not been kind to the iconic ice in the Canadian Rockies. According to researchers, glaciers are melting at a rate never seen before.

See the article here: https://theglobalherald.com/news/horrific-scientists-warn-glaciers-in-canadian-rockies-are-melting-at-unprecedented-rate/

News Article – USask ArtSci graduate builds career from undergraduate research experiences

USask ArtSci graduate builds career from undergraduate research experiences

Brooke Kleiboer
USask News
August 13, 2021

“The best researchers are those that are continuing to learn.”

Read the article here: https://vpresearch.usask.ca/students/undergraduate/student-stories/usask-artsci-graduate-builds-career-from-undergraduate-research-experiences.php

News Interviews – Drought, Climate Change and Agriculture

Farmers and Climate

David Gray (Host)
CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener
August 25, 2021

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-5-calgary-eyeopener/clip/15862522-farmers-climate


Farmers innovating to save their fields

Mark Connolly (Host)
CBC Radio, Edmonton AM
August 25, 2021

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-17-edmonton-am/clip/15862483-farmers-innovating-save-fields


Extreme conditions will only continue, the agriculture sector is racing to find solutions

Julianne Hazelwood (Host)
CBC Radio, Ontario Morning
August 25, 2021

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-112-ontario-morning-from-cbc-radio/clip/15862465-ontario-morning-wednesday-august-25-2021-


 

News Article – USask PhD student seeks to better design agricultural drainage projects as farmers face more extreme precipitation

USask PhD student seeks to better design agricultural drainage projects as farmers face more extreme precipitation

Shannon Boklaschuk
U of S Arts & Science News
August 20, 2021

As the world continues to grapple with extreme weather events linked to climate change, an award-winning University of Saskatchewan (USask) graduate student is focused on improving human understanding of agricultural drainage and climate change on streamflow in the Canadian Prairies.

Read the article here: https://artsandscience.usask.ca/news/articles/6716/USask_PhD_student_seeks_to_better_design_agricultural_draina

News Article – Canada gets serious about water woes. Will Indigenous voices be heard?

Canada gets serious about water woes. Will Indigenous voices be heard?

 Sara Miller Llana
The Christian Science Monitor
August 12, 2021

Makaśa Looking Horse has been protecting the water since she was a child – as part of her spiritual beliefs, in protest against Nestlé’s extraction of water from her nation’s traditional land, and today as a youth advocate of Ohneganos, an Indigenous water research project that, in the Cayuga language, means “water is life.”

Read the article here: https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2021/0812/Canada-gets-serious-about-water-woes.-Will-Indigenous-voices-be-heard

Media storm over floods, drought and The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Ag producers need to rethink methods because of drought, extreme heat, says U of S water expert

Leisha Grebinski
CBC Radio Saskatoon, Morning
August 6, 2021

Leisha Grebinski talks with Prof. John Pomeroy, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change.

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-88-saskatoon-morning/clip/15859774-ag-producers-need-rethink-methods-drought-extreme-heat


Canada could see more fires, floods from climate change

CBC TV Vancouver, The National
August 9, 2021

As the UN’s new climate report sounds the alarm about global warming, scientists say Canada could see more extreme weather, including drought, fires and floods as the global temperature rises.

Watch here: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1931352131778


U.N. climate change warning is ‘most extreme’ ever, Sask. expert says

Tyler Barrow
CTV News Saskatoon
August 9, 2021

A dire climate change report from the United Nations isn’t surprising for University of Saskatchewan professor John Pomeroy.

Watch and read here: https://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/u-n-climate-change-warning-is-most-extreme-ever-sask-expert-says-1.5540627


What would happen to farming in our province if the temperature increased by 3 to 5 degrees? University of Sask. researcher weighs in

CBC Saskatchewan Radio, The Morning Edition
August 10, 2021

It’s been a tough summer for farmers in Saskatchewan. Scorching heat and lack of rain are affecting their crops, livestock and livelihood. We hear from a professor studying climate change and water security.

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-66-the-morning-edition-sask/clip/15859715-what-happen-farming-province-temperature-increased-3-5


New report paints sobering forecast for climate change

Global TV, Morning Saskatoon
August 11, 2021

A UN report on climate change paints a grim picture around the world. USask Canada Research Chair in Climate Change John Pomeroy talks about the long-term concerns in Saskatchewan.

Watch here: https://globalnews.ca/video/8103526/new-report-paints-sobering-forecast-for-climate-change


Sask. farmers using trees, winter crops to combat climate change-driven heat

Dayne Patterson
CBC News Saskatoon
August 11, 2021

Climate change could bring more dry seasons to the Prairies, says hydrologist.

Read the article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/farmers-trees-winter-crops-combat-climate-change-1.6136645


Saskatchewan could be facing its worst drought on record

Keenan Sorokan
650 CKOM, Saskatoon
August 12, 2021

Read the article here: https://www.ckom.com/2021/08/12/saskatchewan-could-be-facing-its-worst-drought-on-record/


Prairie farmers struggle as drought set to become among worst in Canadian history

Bonnie Allen, Theresa Kliem
CBC News Saskatchewan
August 14, 2021

‘Production is down to almost nothing,’ Sask. farmer says.

Read the article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/drought-farmers-saskatchewan-1.6140472


 

News Article – Geoengineering: Is it possible to save the Rocky glaciers?

Geoengineering: Is it possible to save the Rocky glaciers?

Peehu Rana
Calgary Journal
July 27, 2021

The glaciers in the Canadian Rockies are gradually disappearing due to climate change and soot accumulation on the ice, but a new geoengineering approach can be a possible way to prevent the melting of the glaciers.

Read the article here: https://calgaryjournal.ca/2021/07/27/geoengineering-is-it-possible-to-save-the-rocky-glaciers/

News Article – ‘Sink into the dry as dust soil’: What historic droughts mean for today

‘Sink into the dry as dust soil’: What historic droughts mean for today

Nick Pearce
The Star Phoenix
July 31, 2021

In 1961, Prairie farmers weren’t facing the current drought so much as reliving ones past.

Read the article here: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/sink-into-the-dry-as-dust-soil-what-historic-droughts-mean-for-today

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