This is our El Niño wakeup call and it is our last chance, people
The feedbacks are starting to kick in and soon the momentum will be irreversible. We should never have allowed ourselves to be this close to catastrophe.
Toxic smoke from forest wildfires in Quebec and Ontario covered the Ottawa-Gatineau region for at least three days recently, created off-the-charts unhealthy air quality. This photo of the Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., was taken on June 6, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade