Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: climate change

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...

Resilient Calgary Strategy Receives Approval from Calgary City Council

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...

Downpours More Frequent with Global Warming, According to Study

The frequency of heavy downpours has increased across the globe over the past 50 years, according to research led by the Global Institute for...

New Partnership to Strengthen Water Resource Management

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) are increasing their long-standing cooperation to strengthen water resource management. This is at a time...

City of Toronto Releases Its First Ever Resilience Strategy

The City of Toronto has officially released Toronto's first ever Resilience Strategy, which presents a holistic approach to building a more resilient city. "The City...

Thunder Bay Project to Improve Climate Change Resilience

Last week, the Government of Canada announced an investment in Thunder Bay, Ontario to build climate change resilience by reducing the impact of flooding. Patty...

Germany, Netherlands Partner for Smallholder Water Adaptation

Earlier this month, the German Development Minister Gerd Müller hosted commissioners from the Netherlands-based Global Center on Adaptation Commissioners for a meeting of the...

Canada Home to Vast Majority of North America’s Remaining Longest and...

Just over one-third (37 per cent) of the world’s 246 longest rivers remain free-flowing, according to a new study published in the scientific journal Nature. Of those found in...

Government of Canada Helps Protect Richmond, B.C. from Flooding

François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for a flood protection project in Richmond, British Columbia. The project involves upgrading approximately 4.3...

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