A study finds worsening wildfires and flooding part of ‘new reality’ driven by climate change

A study led by former U of A professor Michael Flannigan with postdoctoral fellow Sean Coogan (Renewable Resources) and Natural Resources Canada found that eight of the worst wildfire weather years the world has ever recorded happened in the past decade.

Garden manager speaks on planning early for spring plants

Volunteer Dion Bews, manager of the U of A’s Green and Gold Community Garden (ALES) advises gardeners to get their seeds early as more people take up the hobby during the pandemic. He also talks about the Green and Gold Garden’s fundraising mission and how the community can support the garden.

The complicated calculus of climate change

This map, created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, shows the dominant agricultural systems around the world. (The dark-green areas are forests and the grey is desert.) Photo: Graphic: FAO/State of the World’s Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture (SOLAW)