Climate change

Azreil Allen, Abeer Ahmad and Min Stad (from left to right) brainstorm climate solutions on April 24 and 25. The youth panel presented their findings last month. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)

Youth panel on climate change presents conclusions to Yukon government

Seven recommendations were made on climate change based around Our Clean Future

  • Nov 7, 2021

 

A road in Marsh Lake protected from rising water by mud and plastic berm. A climate council is being formed as a summer packed with major weather events comes to a close. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

Government seeking candidates for new climate council

With climate change fresh on the minds of many Yukoners, the Yukon…

 

A heat dome from central North America extends over north Yukon. (Screengrab/Courtesy Cameron Beccario)

‘The world needs to take serious and immediate action’: Old Crow temperatures sound alarm on climate change

High temperatures, low water levels contine to imperile ecosytem and way of life for Vuntut Gwitchen

 

Canada in a Changing Climate: National Issues report, released June 28, 2021.
Canada in a Changing Climate: National Issues report, released June 28, 2021.
Azreil Allen, Abeer Ahmad and Min Stad (from left to right) brainstorm climate solutions in a rural communities focus group at the Yukon Youth Panel on Climate Change’s first face-to-face meeting on April 24 and 25. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)
Azreil Allen, Abeer Ahmad and Min Stad (from left to right) brainstorm climate solutions in a rural communities focus group at the Yukon Youth Panel on Climate Change’s first face-to-face meeting on April 24 and 25. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)
A group of 13 youth from across the territory that have been selected to advise the government on how to tackle climate change in the Yukon meet with Premier Sandy Silver and minister John Streicker during a Zoom call. (Screen shot)
A group of 13 youth from across the territory that have been selected to advise the government on how to tackle climate change in the Yukon meet with Premier Sandy Silver and minister John Streicker during a Zoom call. (Screen shot)
A moose stop digging its nose in the snow to check out its surroundings along the South Klondike Highway near Mount Lorne on March 7, 2020. More than 150 authors contributed to a paper, which describes the Arctic Animal Movement Archive as a growing collection of 200-plus standardized terrestrial and marine animal tracking studies dating back to 1991. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

New Arctic animal database helping researchers track how species adapt to climate change

A new Arctic animal database tracking the movement of 86 species over…

  • Nov 19, 2020
A moose stop digging its nose in the snow to check out its surroundings along the South Klondike Highway near Mount Lorne on March 7, 2020. More than 150 authors contributed to a paper, which describes the Arctic Animal Movement Archive as a growing collection of 200-plus standardized terrestrial and marine animal tracking studies dating back to 1991. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

YG seeks members for youth climate change panel

“Yukon youth deserve to have their voices heard”

Climate change strategy targets 30 per cent reduction in territory greenhouse gases by 2030

The strategy includes rebates for electric vehicles but puts off mining targets for two years

New research on northern mastodons could offer clues about modern climate change

Scientists identified patterns in how mastodons travelled north to new habitats

Yukon First Nations, AFN Yukon, CYFN sign climate change emergency declaration

The declaration was signed on the last day of the Yukon First Nations Climate Action Gathering

Bob Park Opening Tournament marks start of broomball season

“We’re really happy to say that it’s growing,”

YG releases ‘ambitious’ plan to combat climate change

It calls for lowering greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

Yukon government declares climate emergency

The call was made after a successful amendment by the NDP

What’s next for Whitehorse after declaring a climate change emergency?

The city plans to complete two self-assessments as part of its climate declaration

City of Whitehorse declares climate change emergency

One of many communities around the world to make a declaration

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation wants to be carbon neutral by 2030

A resolution was passed on Aug. 10 to start laying the groundwork

Whitehorse council defers vote on climate change declaration until September

The decision comes after a lengthy debate in front of a packed room

Possible climate change declaration delayed a week

The motion will now come forward June 24