Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: climate change

Toronto City Council Declares Climate Emergency

Toronto City Council has voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency and to adopt a stronger emissions reduction target for Toronto. "We have joined cities...

Measuring Water and Climate Risk in an Uncertain World

Water is the ultimate Goldilocks product – too little and the land shrivels into desert, too much and we’re paddling. Still, managing water flow has...

Choices Made Now Critical for the Future of Our Ocean and...

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious, and coordinated action to address unprecedented and...

CSA Posts Further Guidance on Climate Change Risk

Earlier this month, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced the publication of CSA Staff Notice 51-358 Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks, which is intended...

ACWWA Receives $318,000 for Climate Adaptation Project

The Government of Canada is providing $318,000 over three years to the Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA) for a climate change adaptation...

City of Markham Takes Green Approach to Flood Control

The City of Markham is taking a green approach to flood control with plans to create natural infrastructure spanning five acres, roughly the size...

Expert Panel Identifies Canada’s Top Climate Change Risks

An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has identified Canada’s top climate change risks. It has also determined that many...

Risk Transfer can Help Utilities Manage Costs of Volatile Weather: Report

A new report highlights how water utilities can use weather risk transfer (WRT) contracts to mitigate the costs of floods, droughts, and fluctuations in water...

New Study Examines State of Local Adaptation Planning in Canada

Over the past year, researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the University of Waterloo (UW) worked with the Federation of Canadian...

Resilient Vancouver Strategy Launched by City of Vancouver

The City of Vancouver has launched Resilient Vancouver, a multi-year strategy aimed at enhancing the capacity of the city’s neighbourhoods, government, and infrastructure to serve...

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