Infographic: What is a tonne of greenhouse gas emissions?

Understanding GHG emissions can be challenging. We cannot actually see them accumulate. And they come from a variety of sources. It doesn’t help either that we usually talk about these emissions in big units which are hard to wrap our heads around. One megaton is a million tonnes.

So, to make it easier to understand we can ask: what Canadian sources are equivalent to one tonne of GHGs? How does it translate to the real world, and how do these sources contribute to overall emissions?

What is a tonne of greenhouse gas emissions?

Infographic: 8 Canadian Symptoms of Climate Change

The effects of climate change are seen and felt around the world. However, as Canadians, we may sometimes feel removed from climate change impacts. Here are eight symptoms of climate change that are happening in Canada.

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