Tag: climate change

Waterloo launches first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary grad diploma in climate change

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University of Waterloo graduate students across all six faculties will soon be able to obtain a new interdisciplinary diploma in climate change to help...

The State of Science: Insights into combatting climate change

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By Marie-Claude Brandys A comprehensive survey on the state of science offers important insights that are worth considering when it comes to climate action in...

Nova Scotia government proposes new decarbonization plan

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Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston has submitted a new plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to the Government of Canada and has made...

Climate adaptation funds proposed for Alberta communities

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Alberta’s new Drought and Flood Protection Program will fund a new wave of projects to help communities from climate change. In recent years, many parts...

Youth-led climate target case in Ontario heads back to court 

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Young people around the globe are prioritizing a pro-active approach to environmental advocacy, including big names like Swedish Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for...

Policy POV: Nature based solutions versus ecological disasters

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Observers of the COP28 climate negotiations, indeed of any recent discussion about greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation, will have heard numerous references to nature based...

Wildfire response and environmental damage persists across Canada

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The 2023 wildfire season in Canada has officially and unfortunately beat previous records in terms of acres impacted. Fires are currently burning in provinces...

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...