April 7, 2017 -
The global clean tech sector is booming, and the federal government hopes to provide resources to continue to keep Canada as an industry leader.
Speaking at GLOBE Capital in Toronto, federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains praised the growth of the clean tech...
Categories: National, News
November 8, 2016 -
The announcement by federal finance minister Bill Morneau that a stronger, longer term commitment was being made to funding infrastructure projects throughout the country was a huge victory for communities across Canada.
The additional $81 billion, which both expands and extends the original infrastructure...
September 22, 2016 -
Where: University of Toronto Faculty Club
Organization: The Centre for Resilience of Critical Infrastructure, University of Toronto
December 8, 2014 -
According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), atmospheric concentrations of the primary long-lived greenhouses gases (GHGs) reached new heights in 2013, and CO2 levels grew at the fastest rate since modern observations started 30 years ago. Many scientists have speculated the increase may...
December 5, 2014 -
Walking into the Greater First Baptist Church of Escatawpa in southern Mississippi in early September 2014, it seemed as if Hurricane Katrina had delivered its devastating blow just a week or two prior. The stale, musty air, rotted timbers, and eerie darkness lent an almost unbearable freshness to a...
December 1, 2014 -
Intact Financial and the University of Waterloo announced a national initiative involving the implementation of 20 climate change adaptation projects designed to reduce the physical, financial, and social impacts of extreme weather events. In Nova Scotia, the Ecology Action Centre will create a “living...
May 2, 2014 -
The term “extreme weather,” once confined to the domain of Discovery Channel docudramas, has in just a few short years become a regular headline in newspapers around the world. It’s not hard to see why: Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic, blistering heat in Australia, a record-breaking and deadly...