New Agreement Sees LU Partner Institution Flourish, Tackle Climate Change

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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 will enable a rich range of opportunities for collaboration, including student learning, research collaboration, and program development.  This relationship will foster enhanced knowledge and understanding of climate change impacts through climate services founded on experience, expertise, science and local knowledge. 

Strengthening CRI’s links to an academic setting will boost its ability to access research which will enhance Laurentian’s commitment to climate change action. This collaboration will help build relationships between researchers, local practitioners, and decision-makers to inform resilience action in communities and sectors.