Number of jays in southern Ontario shrinking due to climate change, study finds

The number of jays in southern Ontario is declining due to more frequent freeze-thaw days due to climate change, according to a recently published study. The birds’ winter food supply was compromised when fall temperatures fluctuated. The food would thaw, grow bacteria and in some cases become inedible. And it had an effect on reproduction and the number of bird […]

Why cheap wind power makes Quebec’s old and large dams more valuable as a ‘battery’, experts say

You might think that the last thing Quebec would need to have the largest hydroelectric capacity in Canada, supplying almost 100%. 100 of its electricity, including exports, would be a new $ 600 million wind project. This is exactly what the experts were saying when Premier François Legault canceled Apuiat, a private wind project funded by the government in northern […]