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Organizations

David Suzuki Foundation
David Suzuki is synonymous with environmental protection and his foundation's mission is to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life.

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
The WWF is an international organization with goals to save biodiversity and reduce humanity's impact on natural habitats.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
UNEP provides leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

Government

Government of Canada
The federal government develops policies and programs, conducts scientific research, and works with partners in the fight against climate change.

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division
Since 1998, Natural Resources Canada's Climate Change Impacts & Adaptation Division has funded more than 300 impacts and adaptation research projects.

Government of Ontario
The provincial government's Ministry of the Environment protects clean and safe air, land and water to ensure healthy communities, ecological protection and sustainable development for present and future generations of Ontarians.

Health Canada
Health Canada collaborates with researchers and decision-makers across the country and around the world to increase knowledge about how a changing climate can affect human health.

Peel Public Health
Causes of climate change - use of energy for water, lighting, heating and cooling as well as our transportation choices – are major factors in air quality.

Life Is Better in Peel
The Region of Peel, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) and Credit Valley Conservation are working together to help the community at large understand climate change issues we face and the measures we can take.

Carbon Footprint
A carbon footprint measures the amount of carbon dioxide, or greenhouse gas, released into the air by your lifestyle. The Region of Peel is raising awareness about our daily activities such as eating, use of gasoline for travel and use of electricity which contributes to carbon dioxide production. Carbon dioxide and its equivalents are the main contributors to climate change. Find out ways you can reduce your carbon footprint.

Media

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Canada's public broadcaster, the CBC offers a wide array of media that explores climate change in depth.

Google Earth
Explore the potential impacts of climate change on Earth and learn about solutions for adaptation and mitigation.  With Google Earth, you can view climate change scenarios, interact with narrated tours, investigate deforestation, and even dive into the depths of the oceans.




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