January 2018: Canadian Winters and Climate Change

Experts are warning that Canadians should prepare for a particularly stormy season. A weak to moderate La Niña will create a season of highs and lows, with periods of high-impact weather and heavy snowfall broken up by a mid-winter reprieve. As temperatures drop and students gear up for the winter holidays, Scholars Portal is shining a spotlight on forecasting, weather patterns, and the impact of climate change through our booksjournals, and <odesi> platforms.

Cover of: Masters of uncertainty:weather forecasters and the quest for ground truth Cover of: Understanding climate change : science, policy, and practice Cover of: Climate, culture, change: Inuit and Western dialogues with a warming North Cover of: The new normal: the Canadian prairies in a changing climate Cover of: Global ecopolitics: crisis, governance, and justice Cover of: Climate change in the 21st century




National Survey on Meteorological Products and Services [2007]

This survey measures the Canadian public’s satisfaction with the Weather and Environmental Services Board’s products and services and determined what additional meteorological products and services the public wants.

Focus Canada 2013 – Climate Change

This partnership between the Environics Institute and the David Suzuki Foundation asked Canadians about the issue of climate change, to determine how perceptions have changed over a 12-month period.

Canadian Attitudes Toward Climate Change [2003]

This survey examines Canadians’ views on a variety of issues related to climate change and the Kyoto protocol, such as awareness and support for the protocol, reaction to climate change arguments, and the credibility of sources of information on climate change.

Global Threats, 2014 [Canada]

This Angus Reid poll asked Canadians about global and national threats to security and safety, including climate change.

Youth Perceptions of Climate Change [2004]

This survey established baseline measurements of awareness, receptivity, and behavior on issues related to climate change among young Canadians aged 16 to 25.