Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: climate change

CSA Group and SCC Develop New National Standard for Flood Resilient...

The CSA Group, with the support of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), has designed a new standard that aims to reduce the impact...

Elliott Cappell Named Director of Climate Change for WSP in Canada

WSP announced that it has appointed Elliott Cappell to lead its climate change and resilience activities. “The greatest benefit we can provide our clients when...

Water Supply at Risk for 1.9 Billion People Worldwide: Study

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...

Ontario Announces Members of Advisory Panel on Climate Change

The advisory panel on climate change consists of experts on climate change resiliency who have experience in a variety of sectors, including the not-for-profit,...

International Secretariat for Water Launches #WaterGeneration

The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) has launched #WaterGeneration, a new global hub for youth, water, and sustainable development. "The International Secretariat for Water is...

Canadian Chantal Guay Elected to ISO Council

Canada’s interests will be represented at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) with the election of Standards Council of Canada (SCC) CEO Chantal Guay...

Permafrost Loss Could Cause Abrupt Arctic Climate Changes

Researchers from McGill University have published Abrupt changes across the Arctic permafrost region endanger northern development, which has projected that as permafrost continues to...

Ontario to Undertake Provincial Climate Impact Assessment

Ontario has announced that it will undertake a multi-sector provincial climate impact assessment as it looks for ways to address climate change. The assessment is...

Water Use by Plant Life to Make Less Water Available for...

A new study from Dartmouth College has found that consumption of water by plant life will increase in the future due to 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...

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