Tag: Climate Adaptation

Insurance industry urges investments in climate adaptation

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An atmospheric river event that led to significant flooding in parts of Nova Scotia on July 23, 2023, is estimated to have caused over $170 million in insured damage,...

Intact Centre bringing physical climate risk into institutional investing 

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Incorporating physical climate risk into portfolio management – think flooding, wildfire or hurricanes that disrupt business operations for weeks at a time – has...

Feds launch Canada’s first National Adaptation Strategy

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Canadians are facing an increasing number of record-breaking climate events, including wildfires, extreme heatwaves, and floods, on top of slow onset climate impacts, such...

Feeling the heat? Strategic recommendations to combat climate change

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As climate change unfolds before our eyes, we are starting to experience the impacts of extreme weather conditions. Unseasonably hot weather and dry conditions...

Funds to boost climate change preparation in B.C. communities

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Historic provincial investments will support communities in preparing for the risk of natural disasters related to climate change, along with a new one-stop online platform...

Canada marks a milestone in climate adaptation strategy

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Today marks another important step forward to equip Canadians to face the mounting impacts of a changing climate. With the release of Canada’s National...

FCM says national adaptation strategy must protect communities

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently released concrete proposals to protect Canadians and communities of all sizes across the country from the impacts...

Necessity of climate adaptation in Ontario outlined in new report

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Minister of Natural Resources, Jonathan Wilkinson, has released the Ontario Chapter of the Canada in a Changing Climate: Regional Perspectives Report to help inform and...

National Adaptation Strategy to build climate ready communities

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The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, has launched a public consultation to develop Canada’s first National Adaptation Strategy, a whole-of-society blueprint...

Report on legal aspects of climate change adaptation and the role...

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A report published by the International Bar Association (IBA) sets out the critical legal aspects of climate change adaptation and how, specifically, policy can play...