Tag Archives: Arctic

We’ve had 12 months of record-breaking global heat. How close are we to passing the 1.5C limit?

While the last 12 months have seen global temperatures reach 1.64 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, latest data According to the Copernicus climate research programme, this is not quite the same as exceeding the 1.5 degree Celsius limit set in the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. But it is very worrying that we are almost there and that global warming has …

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For decades, Inuit were sent to Quebec City for tuberculosis treatment. Many never came home

WARNING: This article contains details of abuse. With a suppressed sob, Mary Tuktudjuk says she has thought about her father all her life. Decades ago, he was among a number of Inuit patients who were brought south to be treated for tuberculosis at Parc Savard Hospital, a former sanatorium in Quebec City, and never returned home. Standing in the gardens …

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