Summer 2022: the best is yet to come

The start of the season rhymed with unstable and changing. A glimmer of hope, however, appears after the solstice. During the second half of the summer, we could move to a positive scenario marked by more favorable conditions. ALSO READ: Exclusive overview: three words will mark the summer in Quebec Shunned by the heat dome … Read more

Canada announces ban on single-use plastics in ‘historic step’ | Environment News

New regulations will prohibit the sale and import of ‘harmful’ plastics, with some time for businesses to adjust. The government of Canada announced that it will ban the manufacturing and import of a number of “harmful” single-use plastics, with several new regulations coming into place in December. The new rules, announced Monday, will apply to … Read more

The vase overflows in June

Since the beginning of June, it has rained several times in Quebec, especially in large quantities during recent storms. As a result, several regions are currently exceeding their monthly average rainfall. A well-watered June The west, center, and a portion of southern Quebec have already exceeded their average rainfall for June. On the southwest side, … Read more

Colorado River states need to drastically cut down their water usage ASAP, or the federal government will step in

During a US Senate hearing on Western drought earlier this week, the commissioner for the Bureau of Reclamation told the states in the Colorado River Basin that they have 60 days to create an emergency plan to stop using between 2 and 4 million acre-feet of water. in the next year or the agency will … Read more

AP PHOTOS: Nature’s forces on display in Yellowstone flood

June 17, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/yellowstone-floods-photo-gallery-b5142bdd554cb9fdd2949bdce3e0c848 Some of the forces of nature that helped shape Yellowstone National Park into one of America’s most beloved landscapes unleashed a frightening flood. this week as warm rains combined with a rapidly melting snowpack to overwhelm waterways. Trees were uprooted and washed away, rivers jumped their banks and tore out … Read more

Disappointing June, even worse July

In short: July mimics a disappointing June once in a while; Even July can be disappointing on its own; July can also redeem the summer. When June disappoints In 2022, June is somewhat disappointing, at least as far as our perception in general is concerned. The heat and good weather made some timid manifestations, never … Read more

Huge offshore wind farm to use recyclable turbine blades

A wind turbine at the Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm, in the Irish Sea. With governments around the world attempting to ramp up their renewable energy capacity, the number of wind turbines worldwide only looks set to grow, which will in turn increase pressure on the sector to find sustainable solutions to the disposal of blades. … Read more

WeatherMedia – IN PICTURES – Big hail, floods: thunderstorms sow havoc

Before hitting Quebec, thunderstorms broke out in Ontario. Uprooted trees, major property damage and power outages were reported on Thursday afternoon. Some of the damage on Highway 12 near Duffs rd. #onstorm #onwx @NTP_Reports pic.twitter.com/2XzzfxFOfj Some of the damage on Highway 12 near Duffs rd. Alex Todd 🌪 on Twitter: “Some of the damage on … Read more

Environmental groups like Biden to block oil and gas drilling permits

A polar bear sow and two cubs are seen on the Beaufort Sea coast within the 1002 Area of ​​the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. US Fish and Wildlife Service | Reuters A coalition of environmental groups this week sued the Biden administration in an effort to stop more than 3,500 permit applications from energy companies … Read more

Quebec will know something it hasn’t seen in a long time

Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 1:28 PM – A summer-worthy heat will be ours in the next few days, but it won’t last long. The first days of June took place in a rather tenacious coolness. The heat was indeed trapped in the north of the country. Temperatures have been close to 30 ° C … Read more