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.
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Sarah Parsons is a freelance writer and editor based in Washington, D.C. Her work has also appeared in Popular Science, GOOD, Audubon, OnEarth, Plenty, Change.org, and Inhabitat.com, among others.