[QODLink]
Americas

Key Canada climate centre faces closure

Funding dries up for experimental Lakes Area research project that provides key climate change details.

Last Modified: 30 Mar 2013 21:57
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

The Experimental Lakes Area provides the world with information about acid rain, industrial pollution and climate change.

But Canada’s government says it will no longer fund the facility.

The centre will close if others do not take over by the end of March 2013. No viable new operators have come forward.

Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Peterborough, Canada.

59

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
Featured on Al Jazeera
Your chance to be an investigative journalist in Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Featured
Polio remains endemic in Pakistan as health workers battle anti-vaccine prejudice and threat to life by armed groups.
Despite 14-year struggle for a new mosque in the second-largest city, new roadblocks are erected at every turn.
Authorities and demonstrators have shown no inclination to yield despite growing economic damage and protest pressure.
Lebanese-born Rula Ghani may take cues from the modernising Queen Soraya, but she'll have to proceed with caution.
One of the world's last hunter-gatherer tribes has been forced from the forest it called home by a major dam project.