Led by GEM Professor Sanjay Nepal and GEM PhD student Nicole Balliston, a group of GEM and ERS students are headed out to Nepal, as part of a 22-day course field trip to the Kathmandu and Everest regions.
With extreme weather becoming more and more common, the probability of having to make several, relatively lower-value insurance claims is going up, according to Blair Feltmate, head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo.
Daniel Henstra, associate professor in political science and a senior fellow for the Centre for International Governance Innovation has a simple solution to flood disclosures: Third party disclosure management.
Extreme weather due to climate change is exposing a “governance gap” in regards to environmental catastrophes that could leave Canadian homeowners out-of-pocket for millions of dollars from flood damage.
The Faculty of Environment is proud announce our newest Canada Research Chair, Associate Professor in the School of Planning, Brian Doucet. Doucet is now officially a SSHRC New Tier 2 CRC in Urban Change and Social Inclusion. The position includes $500,000 over five years for research.
Following controversy surrounding a 20-storey building development in Kitchener, Mayor Berry Vrbanovic introduced a motion at Monday's council meeting requiring city staff to review how it can improve the development application process.