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Jun 23rd, 2016

Investigation of the 2013 Alberta food from weather and climate perspectives

During 19–21 June 2013 a heavy precipitation event affected southern Alberta and adjoining regions, leading to severe food damage in numerous communities and resulting in the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. This food was caused by a combination of meteorological and hydrological factors, which are investigated from weather and climate perspectives with the fifth-generation […]

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Apr 7th, 2016

Managing Climate Risks: Highlight for business leaders

This report is for business leaders looking ahead. It explains why acting now to prepare for future climate realities makes good business sense. The report draws from the most up-to-date analysis of climate change impacts, risks and responses across Canadian sectors and highlights approaches and resources to enhance climate resilience.

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Jan 1st, 2016

Canada’s Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate

Canada’s Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate assesses climate change sensitivity, risks and adaptation along Canada’s marine coasts. The report includes overviews of regional climate change impacts, risks and opportunities along Canada’s three marine coasts, case studies demonstrating action, and discussion of adaptation approaches. Led by Natural Resources Canada, the development of this report involved over […]

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Mar 1st, 2015

Acting on Climate Change: Solutions from Canadian Scholars

Acting on Climate Change: Solutions from Canadian Scholars identifies ten policy orientations illustrated by actions that could be immediately adopted to kick-start Canada’s necessary transition toward a low carbon economy and sustainable society. We unanimously recommend putting a price on carbon.

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Sep 29th, 2014

The Mining Cycle

The mining industry operates through a sequence of stages: exploration, discovery, development, production and reclamation. All stages of this Mining Cycle provide direct economic stimulus.

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Jan 1st, 2014

Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

Over the past 5 years, our understanding of climate change impacts and adaptation in Canada has increased both as a result of new research and through practical experience. Key conclusions arising from this update to the 2008 assessment report ‘From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate’ include: 1. Canada’s climate is changing, with […]

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