Webinar: Get to Know the New Canadian Center for Climate Service’s Interactive Map of Adaptation Actions

March 25, 2022 Decision-makers and adaptation practitioners across Canada have identified the need for accessible examples of climate change adaptation actions, from others that have faced similar issues, as a key tool when incorporating climate change considerations into their work. The new Map of Adaptation Actions aims to address this need by providing interactive, one-stop-shop…

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Webinar: Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)’s Forest Management Standard

March 30, 2022 The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is an organization committed to improving the practice of forestry on all forestlands in North America. The most recent revisions to their “SFI Forest management standard (2022)” included 2 new objectives titled that are focused significantly on forest management adaptation to climate change. Climate Smart Forestry (Objective…

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Vincent Leys

Vincent Leys, M.Sc, P.Eng, PMP is a Halifax-based coastal engineer with consulting firm CBCL Limited. He brings over 20 years of experience helping coastal communities adapt to the growing challenges of sea level rise, flooding, eroding shorelines, wave action, or shoaling navigation channels. Vincent is involved in many climate change adaptation initiatives across Atlantic Canada.…

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Applied Climate Science for Infrastructure Professionals

An Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Online Course The Applied Science for Infrastructure Professionals online course will focus on building competency and skills to access climate data and climate services, and to apply climate information in the context of engineering, infrastructure and design to support climate change adaptation and resilience. The Climate Risk Institute is excited…

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Management of Climate Risk for Infrastructure Professionals – Payment

Step 2: Payment Space Course Dates: As per your registration, you are paying fees for the Management of Climate Risk for Infrastructure Professionals course. Thursdays from September 22 to October 20, 2022 (1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT) Fees $625.00 (plus applicable taxes) – For recognition as meeting IRP credentialling requirement and professional development  $475.00 (plus applicable…

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Management of Climate Risk for Infrastructure Professionals

An Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Online Course Thursdays, September 22 to October 20, 2022 (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Eastern) The Management of Climate Risk for Infrastructure Professionals online course addresses the societal importance of risk-based decision-making, introduces a diverse set of risk management frameworks, and reviews the main principles and definitions underlying risk and,…

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Benchmarking Climate Adaptation in Ontario

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Municipalities across Ontario are on the front lines of responding to the impacts of a changing climate. Many communities have started to undertake formal planning to adapt to these impacts, however adaptation tracking and adequate reporting systems to measure the effectiveness of these actions do not exist. Improving the knowledge of adaptation implementation will help…

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