Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tag: flooding

New research on actions that accelerate climate-driven floods

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A study of more than 2,000 streams around North America found that those altered by human activity are at greater risk of flooding. The study,...

Massive flooding prompts B.C. to impose state of emergency

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More warm weather and more frequent extreme weather events are among the predicted outcomes of climate change due to human-generated fossil fuel emissions. In...

Communities Come Together to Tackle Urban Flooding

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It doesn’t take much convincing to believe that flooding is a big problem in Canadian communities. The insurance industry has been sounding the alarm...

Get Smart on Stormwater to Save Billions

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As climate change begins to gather speed, its impacts become more visible each year. It is not just about polar bears anymore. It isn’t...

Canada Provides $1.2 Million to Ouranos for Four Climate Change Projects

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The Government of Canada has announced an investment of nearly $1.2 million in Ouranos for four projects to increase climate change adaptation and resilience in the...

Canada Helps Protect Chatham-Kent from Flooding

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Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities, and Darrin Canniff, mayor of Chatham-Kent, announced funding for a flood mitigation project...

Report Warns of Far-Reaching Climate Change Impacts on Great Lakes Region

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How climate change will affect public health, infrastructure, fish, wildlife, and the economy around the Great Lakes is the focus of a new report. The...

Canada Helps Protect London, Ontario from Flooding

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Funding for phases five to 13 of the West London Dyke Reconstruction Project in London, Ontario was announced by Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to...

Canada Invests $8.8 Million in Flood Infrastructure for Sudbury, Ontario

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Funding was announced by Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne for the Junction Creek flood mitigation control and improvements project in Sudbury, Ontario. This project...

Pilot Program to Increase Flood Risk Awareness in Squamish, B.C.

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Squamish is one of three Canadian communities chosen for a new door-to-door pilot program to boost flood risk awareness and emergency preparedness at the...
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