Residents of a Siberian Town With Black Snow Are Pleading for Asylum in Canada

Credit to Author: Sarah Emerson| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:51:59 +0000

Residents of Kiselyovsk, the heart of Russia’s coal-mining industry, are asking Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accept them as environmental refugees. But they don’t stand a chance.

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Wedge-shaped marine heat wave blankets West Coast, concerning scientists

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 22:52:44 +0000

The blob is back — but this time, it looks a little more like a wedge. Scientists are keeping a close eye on a thin blanket of warm water off the West Coast for about three months, saying it resembles a marine heat wave nicknamed “the blob” that disrupted marine life between 2014 and 2016. […]

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