March 13, 2008

No region untouched by climate change, study shows

TTAWA — Climate change is already affecting every region of Canada, according to a major new federal government study that cites specific local examples of the good and bad in a warming nation.A common theme throughout the report is the many ripple effects to come from increasing water scarcities. Hydro power will be harder to come by, while Canada’s thirsty neighbours to the south are expected to intensify political pressure for access to northern taps.

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