Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tag: climate change

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...

Flood Prevention Initiatives Include Tearing Up Canadian Streets

Five Canadian cities will have portions of their asphalt roads ripped up and replaced with permeable brick and gravel this summer in an effort...

Canadian and American Researchers Link Groundwater Use to Earthquakes

Researchers at the University of Ottawa and Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington have published an article exploring the direct link between human caused...

New Report Explores Climate Change Adaptation

How should water resources management practices across the country be modified to adapt to the challenges posed by changing weather patterns and global climate...

All Aboard

Across the video screen, zooplankton, phytoplankton, and benthos are collaborating to perform an intricate dance. After an intense two-day discussion at the Living Lakes Canada...

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