Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: climate change resilience

Government of Ontario Launches Climate Change Impact Assessment

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The Ontario government has selected a consulting team led by the Climate Risk Institute to conduct the province's first-ever multi-sector climate change impact assessment. "Our...

Water Supply at Risk for 1.9 Billion People Worldwide: Study

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New research has found that water towers, which provide water resources to 1.9 billion people globally, are at risk due to the threats related...

Alberta Confirms Funding for Flood Resilience Projects in 2019 Budget

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Alberta’s 2019 Budget includes more than $43 million for 15 projects that will increase flood resilience in municipalities and Indigenous communities across the province. “Albertans...

New Report Provides Measures to Protect Commercial Real Estate Against Floods

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The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation has developed a comprehensive report that outlines 20 measures that can be implemented by commercial real estate owners...

Resilient Calgary Strategy Receives Approval from Calgary City Council

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Calgary City Council approved the Resilient Calgary strategy on June 17, 2019. The strategy provides a vision to make Calgary a more resilient city for...

Global Water Futures Hosts Forum on Water Security

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Experts from across Canada gathered in Ottawa on April 11, 2019 for a forum hosted by Global Water Futures on water security to discuss...

N.S. Auditor General Reports on Contaminated Sites and Climate Change

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On Wednesday, Nova Scotia’s Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his report on the environment to the House Assembly, which includes assessments of contaminated sites...

$24.7 M for First Nations Resilience to Flooding and Rising Seas

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The Government of Canada has announced that it will invest $24.7 in First Nations climate resilience. Called First Nations Adapt, the program will direct...

Committed Climate Science in the Great Lakes

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In its most recent newsletter, the Intergovernmental Joint Commission presented an updated assessment of the climate science being done in the Great Lakes basin. The...

Climate Change Prompts Stormwater Infrastructure Resilience

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City planners in Campbell River, B.C., have planned to address climate change impacts and rising sea levels on stormwater infrastructure and public space in...

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