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Summer Symposium Series: Climate Career Resources

Grade
9 10 11 12
A career focused on climate change and sustainability would let you help people by working to help solve the biggest problems of our time.
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Summer Symposium Series: Climate Career Resources

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Clothing4Climate

In this project students explore how clothing impacts the the environment.
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Clothing4Climate

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Resources on the Environment

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to the environment.
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Resources on the Environment

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Climate: Polar Regions

Learn about the unique climate found in Earth’s polar regions.
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Climate: Polar Regions

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Cows, Methane, and Climate Change

How do beef and dairy cows contribute to climate change? Livestock agriculture is a source of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.
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Cows, Methane, and Climate Change

Krysten Rutherford

Krysten Rutherford

Job Title
PhD Candidate, Oceanography
Krysten Rutherford is a PhD Candidate of Oceanography at Dalhousie University.
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Krysten Rutherford

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

Explore the greenhouse effect and learn about the impacts it can have on the environment.
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What is the Greenhouse Effect?

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Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun?

Learn why we have seasons in this hands on activity.
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Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun?

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What is Acid Rain?

Acid rain is any precipitation that has an unusually low pH. It can be rain, snow, fog, etc. But what is a low pH and why is this a problem?
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What is Acid Rain?

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What is Ocean Warming and Why Does It Matter?

Oceans absorb the greatest amount of solar radiation on Earth. Ocean warming can lead to glaciers melting and ocean acidification.
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What is Ocean Warming and Why Does It Matter?

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What are the Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy?

These two “point-counterpoint” videos provide arguments for and against using nuclear energy to generate electricity.
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What are the Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy?

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What are the Pros and Cons of Ethanol Biofuel?

Biofuels like ethanol might help fight climate change. But they can contribute to food insecurity and greenhouse gases in ways that might surprise you.
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What are the Pros and Cons of Ethanol Biofuel?

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What are Greenhouse Gases?

This backgrounder explains what greenhouse gases are and how they contribute to climate change.
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What are Greenhouse Gases?

Solar panel project in Dakar, Senegal

What are Carbon Offsets?

Can carbon offsets help you reduce your environmental footprint, practice sustainable living and fight climate change?
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What are Carbon Offsets?