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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

ceberg under the midnight sun in Greenland

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

Measuring Changes To A Glacier

Careers: Climatologist

5 images of some work related to the scientific study of climate such as using instruments to measure changes in climates
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Careers: Climatologist

Energy-saving light bulbs are a great way to save money at home

Energy Efficiency at Home

If you understand heat transfer, you can make lots of little changes at home to help the environment and your household’s bank account!
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Energy Efficiency at Home

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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?

Narwhals, polar bears and other common Arctic animals swim in the Arctic waters.  Image © id-work, iStock

How are Arctic Animals in Canada Affected by Climate Change?

Arctic animals have evolved to thrive in harsh arctic ecosystems, but the environmental footprint created by climate change is affecting their survival.
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How are Arctic Animals in Canada Affected by Climate Change?

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Should We Eat Bugs?

What's tasty, abundant and high in protein and vitamins? Bugs! Bugs feed about 2 billion people each day. They also hold promise for food security and sustainability.
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Should We Eat Bugs?

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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?

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?

Cars driving through thick smog

Vehicle Emissions Primer

This backgrounder describes how vehicle emissions work and how they affect air quality, including their contribution to smog.
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Vehicle Emissions Primer