06 Mar '12, 3pm

Climate change could kill ice hockey in Canada

Canada may claim it has no “official” religion, but any card-carrying northerner will tell you it’s ice hockey. Which means climate change is about to reduce a lot of manly lumberjack and Mountie types to incoherent weeping, because Canada may find itself without any outdoor ice rinks if temperatures continue to rise. Hockey is no joke in Canada — people build ice rinks in their backyards during the winter months, so they don’t have to be without ice hockey while in between professional ice hockey games. The country even boasts the world’s largest skating rink, the Rideau Canal , a five-mile frozen run through Canada’s capitol. But a new study published in the Institute of Physics’ journal, Environmental Research Letters , shows that milder winters and earlier springs have caused Canada’s ice season to noticeably shorten over the past 50 years. By mid-century, it may no lo...

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