Monthly Archives: June 2011

Emerald Ash Borer

The City of Toronto recently held a media briefing on the Emerald Ash Borer infestation in Toronto. The invasive Asian insect is projected to affect more than 860,000 of Toronto’s ash trees by 2017. The Toronto Star, CityNews, the CBC … Continue reading

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Rogers TV: Talk Local – Waterloo Region

Carol will appear on Rogers TV’s Talk Local – Waterloo Region Monday at 7:00pm. Talk Local is an issues based talk show that airs weeknightly at 7:00pm. In Waterloo Region, Rogers is found on cable channel 20. Monday’s show will … Continue reading

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Simple Test: Will it burn my child?

We often forget when we’ve grown up what it was like to live as child, but if we think hard we probably all have a memory of the agony of sitting on something hot as a child. The Summer 2011 … Continue reading

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Talking about Urban Heat Islands

CBC reporters Margo McDiarmid and Max Paris reported today about the challenges of urban heat islands and extreme heat events. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defines a heat island as built up areas that are hotter than nearby rural areas … Continue reading

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Wallaceburg Courier Press: Shade advocate promotes trees

“The most vulnerable to high temperatures are the very old and the very young.” Carol took part in the “Where’s the Shade” information workshop organized by the nurses with the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit in Wallaceburg, Ontario on June 13, … Continue reading

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