Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: climate change

How Financial Actors are Responding to and Driving Water Sustainability

In recent years, investors have become more aware of the impact catalysts like climate change, population growth, and declines in freshwater availability have on...

Academic Group and Royal Society of Canada Released Statement Opposing Site...

More than 250 prominent university professors from across Canada, including legal scholars, political scientists, water scientists, and environmental scientists, released a statement of concern...

Greater Victoria’s Water Supply Deemed Highly Vulnerable To the Threat of...

This week, the Capital Regional District warned that Greater Victoria’s water supply is highly vulnerable to the threat of wildfires, should those fires occur...

Calgary and TransAlta Strike Agreement on Flood Mitigation and Climate Change

The tradeoffs between water, energy, and climate change are being handled cooperatively in Alberta through a new five-year agreement between the provincial government and...

Small-Town Ontario Bands Together To Get Storm Ready

Extreme storm events are appearing in the media with growing regularity. The reality is that many buildings and their supporting infrastructure are not designed...

Shifts in Water Temperature, Availability Could Mean Less Electricity

A recent study on the effects of climate change on hydroelectric and thermoelectric power plants shows the disruption of water resources could have a...

Burlington Mayor Calls Meeting to Discuss Overland Flooding Insurance in Ontario

Experts from the Canadian insurance industry and local municipalities gathered on Friday, November 20, 2015 at a forum hosted by Burlington mayor Rick Goldring...

Ontario Clean-Tech Raises Profile at Queen’s Park

On Tuesday October 20, 2015, the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) held its Environment Industry Day at the Ontario legislature. Dozens of representatives from...

New Legislation Passed to Protect the Great Lakes

This week, the Ontario government passed the Great Lakes Protection Act which will strengthen the province's ability to keep the Great Lakes and St....

City of Guelph Suffers Costs of Last Year’s Frozen Pipe Emergency

The City of Guelph, Ontario has determined that it will need to dip into reserve funds and scale back on planned projects to cover...

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