Climate change has already started disrupting life in the Great Lakes region — and it's only going to get worse

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A new report released Thursday by a team researchers, including Water Institute member Rob de Loë, suggests extreme bouts of precipitation and flooding could be the new normal in the Great Lakes region due to climate change.

"This new report provides an important and timely synthesis for anyone interested in the impacts of climate change in the Great Lakes Basin," said Rob de Loë, Water Institute member and professor in Waterloo's School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability. "A coordinated, binational strategy is essential for adaptation and mitigation in this crucial region shared by Canada and the United States."

Read the original story in the Chicago Tribune.

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