Change in Size of B.C. Glaciers (1985-2005)

Change in Size of B.C. Glaciers (1985-2005)

“Glaciers get bigger and smaller — or advance and retreat — in response to changes in climate over time scales from decades to centuries. Glaciers thus respond to long-term changes in climate. This indicator measures changes in area of glacier ice coverage from 1985 to 2005 and changes in volume of glacier ice coverage from 1985 to 2000 in British … Read more…

CGU’s Brian Branfireun talks climate science

CGU’s Brian Branfireun talks climate science

“Can we realistically hope to change the steady increase in greenhouse gas emissions?” Tom Spears of the Ottawa Citizen talks to Mike Wilson, executive director of a green energy think tank called Sustainable Prosperity; and CGU member Brian Branfireun,  a Western University professor with a Canada Research Chair in environment and sustainability, about the science and politics of climate change. … Read more…

CGU Scientist receives international award

CGU Scientist receives international award

Congratulation to the CGU’s Jeff McDonnell for receiving the J. W. George Ivany award at the University of Saskatchewan. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by scholars or administrators in furthering the process of internationalization. Jeff McDonnell was the recipient of the J.W. George Ivany Internationalization Award for his dedication to enhancing the university’s international visibility and for cultivating a global … Read more…