Webinar: Eco-anxiety in a Changing Climate

October 1, 2020 Presented by: Dr. Katie Hayes (Policy Analyst, Climate Change and Innovation Bureau, Health Canada) In this webinar, Dr. Katie Hayes explored how climate change affects mental health. She discussed the mental health outcomes from specific hazards, and the latest research on eco-anxiety and eco-grief. Particular attention was paid to the disproportionate risks…

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Webinar: Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Change Adaptation Options for the Great Lakes Coastline – The Chatham-Kent Lake Erie Example

September 28, 2020 Presented by: Pete Zuzek (President of Zuzek Inc.)Linda Mortsch (University of Waterloo) A coastal vulnerability assessment was recently completed for 120 km of Lake Erie shoreline considering both historical extremes and projected climate change impacts on future lake levels, ice cover, and exposure to wave energy.  The project was supported by Natural…

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Webinar: Supporting Long-term Climate Resilience in Canada Through Planned Retreat

July 21, 2020 Presenter: Dr. Brent Doberstein, University of Waterloo Support: Michael Barnard and Dr. Patrick Saunders-Hastings, Gevity Consulting Inc. Abstract: Dr. Doberstein presented findings from an environmental scan and current state analysis of planned retreat in Canada and relevant international contexts, prepared for Natural Resources Canada. The team conducted a comprehensive review of planned…

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Webinar – Helping Canadians do the right thing: Green Shores for Shoreline Development

June 9, 2020 Presenters: DG Blair, M.Sc., Executive Director, Stewardship Centre for B.C. and Jim Johannessen, Licensed Eng., Geologist, MS, Principal, Engineering Geologist Coastal Geologic Services, Inc Abstract: Sea level rise, climate change adaptation planning and balancing many disparate needs brings complexity in determining appropriate courses of action required for shoreline management. In this webinar,…

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Webinar: Northern Prairie Forests Integrated Regional Assessment: Vulnerability Assessment and Landscape Modelling

June 23, 2020 Presenters: Sheri Andrews-Key, University of Saskatchewan Mark Johnston, Saskatchewan Research Council This presentation described an integrated regional climate change assessment currently underway on a forested landscape in eastern Saskatchewan and western Manitoba. Partners include the forestry companies Weyerhaeuser and Edgewood Forest Products in Saskatchewan as well as Louisiana-Pacific Canada and Spruce Products…

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Webinar: Green Resilience & Transportation: Climate Adaptation + Mitigation Synergies

September 30, 2020 Presented by: Steve Winkelman (Founder, Green Resilience Strategies; incoming Executive Director, Ottawa Climate Action Fund) Deborah Harford (Executive Director, ACT (the Adaptation to Climate Change Team), Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University) Dr. Alison Shaw (Founder, FlipSide Sustainability) Facilitated by: Alexa Bradley (Policy Analyst, Transport Canada) Climate change mitigation and adaptation have…

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Webinar: Moving the Needle on Local Climate Action: Sackville Mayor’s Roundtable on Climate Change

March 23, 2020 Presented by: Adam Cheeseman, Nature NB Jamie Burke, Town of Sackville Located on the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq people along the Bay of Fundy, Sackville, New Brunswick is vulnerable to many climate risks, including increased extreme weather events, sea-level rise and flooding. As a direct response to youth climate strikes, the…

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Webinar: Lessons from Wildfire Adaptation to Climate Change

March 17, 2020 Presented by: Jeff Eustache, FFM, FNESS Dr. Dan Thompson, CFS, NRCan; U of A This webinar had two presentations: PRESENTATION 1 Wildfire adaptation options in Canadian and international landscapes: tackling the known unknowns Presented by Dr. Dan Thompson Wildfire represents an episodic threat to community and individual well-being across every vegetated continent. …

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Adapting Mi’kmaq Communities of Prince Edward Island to Climate Change Impacts

December 11, 2019 Presented by: Randy Angus (Director, Integrated Resource Management, Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI) Don Jardine ( Senior Scientist, DE Jardine Consulting) Dr. Adam Fenech ( Associate Dean of Science, School of Climate Change and Adaptation, University of Prince Edward Island) The First Nation Adapt Program of Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada…

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An Introduction to Climate Information for Decision Making: Pilot Presentation

December 6, 2019 Presented by: Kari Tyler (User Engagement and Training Specialist, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium) Elaine Barrow (Canadian Centre for Climate Services) Facilitated by: Stephanie Austin (Canadian Centre for Climate Services) This webinar introduced participants to a new PowerPoint presentation that will be available on ClimateData.ca in February 2020 for public use, following a…

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