Carbon offsets have been gaining popularity and attention as a solution to climate change. While many offsets projects have major pitfalls, some forestry experts in Canada’s Maritimes Provinces see carbon offsets as a powerful way to change forest management.
A massive ice island broke off of the Petermann Glacier in Greenland. The iceberg, which contains enough fresh water to supply every American for half a year, is roughly twice the size of Manhattan in New York.
As Canada confronts its need for electricity and a desire to reduce the amount of carbon it pumps into the atmosphere, it's turning to two, large hydroelectric dams in Labrador. But there's potential for other environmental damage that has many in the area saying "no thanks."
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