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GHG Emissions Curve Analysis Quebec : 2013 to 2019

GHG Emissions Curve Analysis Quebec : 2013 to 2019

This article briefly presents the evolution of Quebec’s GHG emissions from the transportation, waste management, and commercial and institutional buildings sectors. It also presents the total GHGs produced between 2013 and 2019, since the...
Degrowth: The Only Way Out of The Climate Crisis?

Degrowth: The Only Way Out of The Climate Crisis?

Seven years after the ratification of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the trend in global GHG emissions is still on the rise. A decrease in the level of these emissions was recorded at the beginning of 2020 because of the pandemic spread of COVID-19....
How are greenhouse gas emissions calculated?

How are greenhouse gas emissions calculated?

  We often hear about greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but do you know how they are calculated? Do you know the impact of the calculations on emissions estimates?   The use of emission factors Emissions are calculated using emission...
Negative Emotions: A Driving Force Towards Positive Emotions

Negative Emotions: A Driving Force Towards Positive Emotions

Emotions play a major role in shaping human behavior [1]. Those that are positive allow us to build our resilience and open our fields of vision in the eyes of certain issues: they give us a sense of well-being [2]. The pursuit of happiness has...
Protecting the ozone layer: a one-hit wonder

Protecting the ozone layer: a one-hit wonder

  In the not-too-distant past, the ozone layer was deteriorating at an alarming rate. In 1985, a hole that continued to grow was observed over Antarctica. The harmful Sun’s rays were able to seep into our atmosphere which threatened humans and...
Don’t Look Up: When Science Disagrees with Technology

Don’t Look Up: When Science Disagrees with Technology

A movie about a giant comet speeding up to crash into Earth, but doesn’t catch anyone’s attention? Yes, it is a satire of current political and social behavior towards the climate crisis. Astronomers Kate Dibiaski (Jennifer Lawrence) and Randall...