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The Co-operators and Farm Mutual Reinsurance Plan today announced the creation of the Partners for Action (P4A) Network at the University of Waterloo's Faculty of Environment. The two founding partners have committed $1.1 million to the new applied research network, which will work to advance flood resiliency in Canada in the face of a changing climate.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Feltmate: Adapting to Wild Weather

Blair Feltmate, IC3 member and Intact Chair, Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo has been featured extensively in the media on the topic of responding to extreme weather in Canada and implementing climate adaptation strategies.

His latest opinion piece appeared in the Globe & Mail Strategies for Sustainability section today.

World Wide Views on Climate and Energy is a global citizen consultation that will be held on June 6th, 2015. One of the Canadian chapters of this worldwide event will be held in Waterloo, ON. 

On June 6, beginning at dawn in the Pacific Islands and ending at dusk in the West Coast of the United States, citizens around the world will take part in the largest ever public consultation on climate change and energy. Citizens will be asked an identical set of questions on climate change and energy policy, targets, and measures. 

Why are the upcoming UN Climate Negotiations important?

The twenty-first session of the conference of the parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will be held in Paris in December 2015. COP21 is considered to be a pivotal moment in international climate negotiations, with the objective to achieve, for the first time in over 20 years, a binding and universal agreement on climate, from all the nations of the world.

UW Students at UN Climate Negotiations

Two members of UW's Climate Students group are currently in Lima, Peru for the 20th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), commonly referred to as "COP20".