News archive - November 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

New Environment Plan features ICCA's flood resilience recommendations

10 ways to reduce flooding graphic

The new Environment Plan released by Ontario's Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks features several aspects of the work done by the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (ICCA). Much of the language and information on pages 18-21 and again on page 30 were recommendations made by the Intact Centre on how Ontario should proceed on adaptation.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Environment Graduate student Tahnee Prior thinks gender equality should be “Plan A,” in the Arctic

Tahnee Selfie

Tahnee Prior, a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar and Ph.D. Candidate in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, researches Arctic environmental governance. On the sidelines of her doctoral work, however, Tahnee is actively seeking to bring issues of gender equality to the forefront of Arctic discourse.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

New report says cars drive suburban right-wing political backlash

Suburban Sprawl

Urban planning decisions from decades past are likely a contributing factor to the rise of right-wing populism, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Climate CRC Christine Dow meets with top government officials

Christine and Mona Nemer

Assistant professor and Canada Research Chair in Glacier Hydrology and Ice Dynamics, Christine Dow attended the inaugural Science Meets Parliament event in Ottawa.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Too Small to Fail - How Communities Can Prepare for Bigger Storms

Flooded street

A new report from the University of Waterloo stresses the importance of community-based projects to reduce increasing flood risk in Canada. 

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