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General · 13th January 2011
Barry Saxifrage
Canada obliterated its old record for hottest year, Hudson Bay skipped winter, and across our planet 2010, was a hot, wet mess. Now what?

For years Canada has been heating up more rapidly than the earth as a whole. But even so, 2010 was shocking. Environment Canada says our nation smashed the record for hottest year ever: a full 3.0 C hotter than normal. The previous record was 2.5 C warmer. Only two years had ever even broken the 2.0 C warmer mark in Canada before. We have leaped into uncharted territory... here to read the rest of this article on The Vancouver Observer as originally published.