Stephanie Austin has worked on climate change adaptation since 2014 with diverse experiences in climate services, capacity building, research, adaptation policy analysis, public health and infrastructure. She is currently an independent consultant, engaging with organizations including UNDP, GIZ and NIRAS-IP on training, e-learning, climate-proofing infrastructure, resilience in the Asia-Pacific region, locally-led adaptation, and adaptation in…

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February 1, 2021 Presenters Fiona Hill (Manager of the NRC’s CRBCPI project);Dr. Hamidreza Shirkhani (Research Officer at the NRC’s Construction Research Center); andEnda Murphy (Senior Research Engineer at the NRC’s Coastal and River Engineering center) Facilitated by: Alexa Bradley (Policy Analyst, Transport Canada) Canada’s transportation systems, including bridges and roads, are often designed based on…

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January 28, 2021 Presented by: Nathalie Beaulieu and Pierre Valois, Université Laval and Emanuel Nicolescu, CBCL Limited, on behalf of a team including members from University of Massachusetts Boston and Ouranos. This webinar presented examples of public policies and instruments implemented in various jurisdictions. Information obtained until now in six case studies allow us to…

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December 16, 2020 Laurentian University is pleased to announce the signing of an Affiliation Agreement with the Climate Risk Insitute (CRI). CRI is a not-for-profit corporation focused on delivering services and advancing practice related to climate change risk assessment and adaptation planning through programs and projects that focus on mobilizing knowledge and building capacity. This agreement…

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December 11, 2020 Presented by: Dr. John Pomeroy, PhD, FRGS, FRSC, Distinguished Professor, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change and Director of Global Water Futures, University of Saskatchewan. While increases in precipitation and temperature have been observed across Canada in the last half-century and are predicted for the future as climate change…

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