Montreal has experienced some extreme weather conditions in the past few years. Twice we've had devastating spring floods that have damaged or destroyed thousands of homes. And our summers seem to be heating up as we've faced an increasing number of days over thirty degrees. Is this part of the global warming phenomenon, or is there another explanation? We ask experts to weigh in, and if there is anything individual Montrealers can do to change things.
Guest(s) : David Plummer, Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada Ethan Cox, Editor, Ricochet.media Robert Frank, Journalist André-Yanne Parent, Executive Director, The Climate Reality Project Canada
CityLife examines issues that affect all Anglo Montrealers in an engaging and accessible way. Host Richard Dagenais and his team delve into politics, public transit, the environment, the economy, immigration, roadwork, social issues, culture and much more. Each CityLife show zeroes in on a particular subject or issue unfolding in Montréal, often with original approaches and creative coverage of local stories you may not find anywhere else.
Richard Dagenais was born, raised, educated and, continues to be employed, in Montréal. Twice nominated for ACTRA National Radio Awards, he works in Montréal television and radio as a host, anchor, reporter and writer. He is a singer, songwriter, and musician who has performed the anthems for the Expos and Alouettes. He's married with one son and two nutty dogs. He enjoys sports but hates going to the gym; he goes, but he hates it! He's got a blog and he tweets, too!