Friday, August 10, 2012

ExtremeHeat Canada Goes Online

McMaster University, in conjunction with Health Canada, the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Clean Air Partnership, has created

The site, available in both English and French, provides advice for the public and an accredited training program for health-care workers on how to help people manage in blistering hot weather. includes information on young children, seniors and physically active adults -- the groups most likely to suffer adverse health effects during a heat wave.

The City of Windsor, meanwhile, has published its own heatwave adaptation plan.   The municipality is warning residents that the number of 30C+ days the area will be experience is expected to double, possibly triple in the near future.

And, with every supertanker of bitumen we'll sail to Asia, we'll just make everything a little bit worse.

1 comment:

Anyong said...

Please listen to the comments made on "The House" on CBC radio this morning.