Christine Zimmer

Christine Zimmer, M.Sc.(Eng.), P.Eng., is the manager of water protection and restoration for CVC. She is responsible for developing tools, guidance documents, and providing assistance to stakeholders implementing LID practices in both new and existing urban areas. Zimmer and her team are also responsible for in-stream real-time water quality monitoring and monitoring of innovative stormwater…

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Anne Wiles

Anne Wiles, PhD. Senior Analyst, came to RSI through her interests in public and institutional attitudes to risk and complex technologies. After time as writer and editor with federal government, and with a couple of degrees in English literature, she became interested in the different ways in which people interpret events, and scientific explanations for…

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Greg Paoli

Greg Paoli, MASc, BASc. Principal Risk Scientist, COO. Risk Sciences International, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (1991) and a Master’s Degree in Systems Design Engineering (1993). Early in his career at Waterloo’s Institute for Risk Research as Research Manager, his work covered climate change impacts on permafrost, the use of software to…

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Global Forum Sponsorship

Payment The Global Forum will be held in Vancouver, BC from April 18 to 20, 2023. It will include two days of plenary and keynote addresses, breakout session presentations and engagement sessions, exhibits, and one day of field visits. Global Forum sessions are being carefully planned to share proven methods, tools, and approaches for conducting…

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Online Training for agricultural producers, stewardship organizations, and conservation authorities in the Grey, Bruce, and Huron counties

The Climate Risk and Resiliency Training Collaborative, presented by Climate Risk Institute (CRI) with support from Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative (OAFRI) will be hosting three training sessions in January. The sessions are tailored specifically for agricultural producers, organizations, and conservation authorities in the Grey, Bruce, and Huron counties and will cover a variety of topics…

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Transportation: Adapting to a Changing Climate Webinar Series

Transport Canada’s Transportation: Adapting to the Changing Climate Webinar Series communicates and advances climate change adaptation knowledge, understanding, and capacity in Canada’s transportation sector. click here to register What the ISO14090 standard means for building climate resilience in Canada’s transportation sector February 13, 2023 1:00 – 2:30pm ET. The transport sector has been impacted due to…

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Risk and Return on Investment Tool (RROIT)

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The Risk and Return on Investment Tool (RROIT) is a multi-flood hazard decision-support tool that helps municipalities, property owners, investors and watershed agencies manage their flood-related risks. RROIT uses data many communities already have at their disposal to identify flood and erosion risks under current climate conditions and for a range of future climate change scenarios. RROIT calculates the potential financial…

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Jenessa Doherty, MES, BED, BPHE

Jenessa is a Senior Project Manager with the Climate Risk Institute. A passionate and motivated climate change champion, Jenessa holds a master’s degree in Environmental Studies from York University with graduate diplomas in Environmental Sustainability Education and Business and Sustainability. She also holds a Bachelor of Education in Science and the Environment from the University…

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