Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: resilience

Green Building Council guide to climate change resilience

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The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) recently launched a new industry guide on "Climate Change Resilience in the Built Environment," collating effective and practical...

New research reveals $139B impact of water risk to Canada by 2050

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New research from global professional services company GHD titled Aquanomics: The economics of water risk and future resilience reveals that global warming and the...

Megadroughts and massive impacts to environment and economy  

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Drought is a slow-moving natural disaster, a kind of creeping phenomenon, which destroys livelihood and economies, but the impacts of which show up over...

Burntfields: New land designation to build more resilient communities

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Extreme weather conditions are driving the risk of major wildfires globally.  Last summer the small town of Lytton, British Columbia faced three consecutive days...

Environment minister’s new mandate and to-do list for 2022

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has provided updated mandates for his ministers, including Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault. “During a difficult time,...

Make it Count: Structuring Climate Finance to Meet COP26 Objectives

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By Christina Schwantes and Colin Powell One of the most pressing goals of COP26 is mobilizing climate finance, but we need the right structures in...

Resilience hub launches at COP26 to accelerate global action

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An unprecedented collaboration at the COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021has resulted in the launch of the COP26 Resilience Hub and accelerate...

International Report on COVID-19 Recovery and Climate Crisis

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Urgent action is needed to protect homes, clean air and build resilience, according to a recent report published by the World Health Organization. The international...

Investing in Buildings: An Investment Priority for a Resilient Recovery

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Trinity Bellwoods, a park in downtown Toronto, was in the national news spotlight in May. Media descended on the park to report on 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...