Mona Nemer was named as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor on Sept. 26, 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Science advisers can make important contributions to environmental policy and decision making by government. But we should expect even more.
Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Children are most at risk of exposure in homes, especially during the winter months.
Radon is a radioactive gas that seeps into buildings through foundation cracks. It is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. And it only costs around $60 to test your home.
Conditions in Alberta were ideal for wildfires: little snow cover, dry and warm.
Yes, climate change is creating conditions for the extraordinary wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, but El Niño played a bigger role, says atmospheric scientist.
The people are angry, but the politicians aren’t worried.
In Nebraska, the intensity of the Keystone XL debate is second only to that over the chance that the Nebraska Cornhuskers will win the Big Ten football championship. Raging for several years now, controversy…