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Thursday, November 29, 2012

IN THE MEDIA: Waterloo university officials want to help build on a vision for Huntsville and area

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Dr. Colin Yates of the University of Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment discusses a feasibility study with Muskoka Futures in CottageCountryNow.ca.

"Over the past few months I have been making my way around Muskoka, immersing myself in its culture, attending events, like Business After Hours, the President’s Ball and making acquaintances with numerous motivated people.  I have been impressed by the hard work and dedication of the organizers of Film North and Nuit Blanche North, the generosity of the members from the various local lake associations as well as the ingenuity of the Huntsville Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce."

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

IN THE MEDIA: Climate change threatens ski industry

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Daniel Scott, director of the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change discusses the climate change related challenges to the ski industry.

"Last winter, Mother Nature wreaked havoc on the ski industry. With snowfall totals down by about half and March temperatures soaring into the 80s, skier visits were off by more than 20 percent in the Northeast — the worst season in two decades."

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

IN THE MEDIA: Cities can plan now for serious climate change impacts

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Jason Thistlethwaite Director, Climate Change Adaptation Project Contributes an OpEd to the Toronto Star.

"Toronto’s infrastructure is the city’s first line of defence but also its greatest vulnerability to climate change. This conclusion is the major take-away from recent research done by the Toronto Environment Office on the anticipated impacts of climate change in the City of Toronto."

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

IN THE MEDIA: The "Doom and Gloom" Message Won't Help Climate Change

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Jason Thistlethwaite Director, Climate Change Adaptation Project Contributes to The Huffington Post.

"Doom and gloom predictions about future climate change do little to help solve the problem. International organizations, environmental groups and government delegates heading to Doha next week for the latest round of United Nations negotiations on climate change should heed this message."

Monday, November 26, 2012

Environment Student Wins $45,000 Scholarship

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International Development student Moira Hennebury was recently announced as the winner of the William & Nona Heaslip Scholarship Upper-Year Award Program

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