Climate

Recommended Links

Natural Resources Canada
Explore a variety of Government of Canada supported research on climate change, including resources such as publications, online posters and fact sheets.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Explore maps that display the changing water and climate conditions for wheat growing regions of western Canada and the United States.
Canadian Museum of Nature
Check out three lesson plans related to climate change: Digging for Diatoms, Increase your Albedo, and Scenarios for the Future. These curriculum-linked activities include downloadable presentations, diagrams, and how-to guides for teachers.
Natural Resources Canada
Canada’s forest carbon reporting system is called the National Forest Carbon Monitoring, Accounting and Reporting System (NFCMARS). Its purpose is to estimate forest carbon stocks, changes in carbon stocks, and emissions of non-CO2 greenhouse gases in Canada’s managed forests.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Watch this video for a glimpse into the connection between agriculture and greenhouse gases.
Natural Resources Canada
Glimpse our role in the face of climate change with this video from a scientist at Natural Resources Canada.
Natural Resources Canada
See how studies of ice cores are helping to decipher past environmental change (text and video).
Environment Canada
This archive contains over a century and a half of Canada’s weather data including temperature, precipitation, atmospheric pressure, wind speed, cloud types, soil temperature, evaporation, solar radiation as well as occurrences of thunderstorms and other weather phenomena.
Environment Canada
Ozone depletion and climate change have usually been thought of as environmental issues with little in common. However, we have become increasingly aware of the ways in which actions to address each are interlinked.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Access information on plant hardiness zones through an up-to-date map produced with data on a variety of factors including elevation and the impacts of changing climate.
Canadian Museum of Nature
Read the adventure, then take the quiz! These activities cover climate change with topics like rising sea levels, getting clues from glaciers, changes in weather patterns, and more.
Government of Canada
Learn about the impact of storm surges and rising sea-levels, both of which are likely to increase as a result of climate change (text and video).
Parks Canada
Explore how climate change affects Canada’s National Parks, with discussion of temperature, ecosystems and wildlife.
Environment Canada
How is water affected by climate change? This fact sheet considers the effect of climate change on Canada's water resources.