Webinar: Canada in a Changing Climate: Synthesis Report 

June 6, 2024 In 2017, the Government of Canada launched its fourth National Knowledge Assessment process, Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, with the goal of assessing, synthesizing and sharing the latest knowledge on climate change impacts and adaptation in Canada to help inform and advance decision making. Led by Natural…

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Workshop: National Knowledge Assessment Virtual Scoping Workshop 

June 11, 2024   1:30-3:30 pm EDT (please note the time zone)  Canada’s National Knowledge Assessment process, Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, is led by Natural Resources Canada with the goal of assessing, synthesizing and sharing the latest knowledge on climate change impacts and adaptation in Canada to help inform and…

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Webinar: A Deep Dive into the For Our Future: Indigenous Resilience Report

May 15, 2024 This webinar welcomed report authors on a deep dive of the For Our Future: Indigenous Resilience Report (2024), the first Indigenous-led assessment report in the National Knowledge Assessment cycle that draws on Indigenous knowledge, perspectives and experiences to explore multidimensional and intersecting aspects of climate change impacts and adaptation. Webinar recording: Presented…

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Climate Services Methods and Tools for Agriculture Training for Cameroon

Working session in Cameroon

Together with Canada’s Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) Expert Deployment Mechanism, Alinea International, CRI and Climalogik worked collaboratively with Cameroon’s National Observatory on Climate Change (ONACC) to deliver the Climate Services Methods and Tools for Agriculture Training Course to strengthen the technical capacity of ONACC to conduct climate modelling. The purpose of this training is to…

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Erik Sparling, B.A.(Sc), M.A

Erik was among the three Founding Directors prior to joining CRI in his current role as Vice President.  He has 15 years’ experience providing and overseeing delivery of research, analysis, training, and decision-support services for the management of climate-related risks across various infrastructure and natural resource sectors. He has delivered these services as Policy Advisor at the…

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Al Douglas, B.Sc. (Chemistry), Chartered Chemist (Ontario), MBA

Al Douglas was among the three Founding Directors. He is the President of the Climate Risk Institute. Since 2002 he has been developing and delivering adaptation resources to domestic and international decision-makers. Al played leading roles in two regional vulnerability assessments in Ontario and co-authored an ecosystems vulnerability assessment guidebook for Ontario. He has contributed…

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Harris Switzman, P. Geo., MASc., ENV SP

Harris Switzman is a professional geoscientist with a masters in hydroclimatology and a graduate diploma in environment, water and health. He is currently the General Manager of Environment and Sustainability for the Calgary Airport Authority and is a Envision Sustainability Professional. He has been involved in climate risk management since 2010 with a variety of…

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Bronwyn Hancock, PhD.

Dr. Bronwyn Hancock is the Vice-Provost, Academic & Research for Yukon University. She leads the research portfolio at Yukon University, Canada’s first university north of sixty, where growth in research leadership across the university is an integral part of the university’s strategic plan. Dr. Hancock is passionate about ensuring that Yukon University is a place…

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Paul J Payette Ph.D., MBA

Paul J Payette PhD MBA, A/Director of Business Development, Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre, National Research Centre, National Research Council of Canada. Dr. Payette is the acting Director of Business Development, Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre at the National Research Council of Canada. He has more than 20 years of combined experience and training in…

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Mark Redwood

Mark has 25 years of experience working in water resource management, consulting, business development and executive leadership. His areas of focus are climate change, water resource management, agriculture, and pastoralism in the international development context. Mark currently consults for the Indonesian-Australian Partnership for Infrastructure (KIAT) programme supporting water utilities in the development of their climate…

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