This project is part of a multi-year study to understand the state of climate change science in the Great Lakes and the impacts of the changing climate on various sectors and ecosystems in the region. Bruce Power is partnering with the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) and the Climate Risk Institute (CRI) to…

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In partnership with the Ontario Professional Planners and Risk Sciences International, the Climate Risk Institute is developing a climate change adaptation training program. Built around a series of modules and case studies, the training program will be delivered to Ontario planners to (i) build an understanding of the most recent science on climate change, (ii)…

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The Climate Risk Institute is applying a climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning framework to the Black Spruce Forest in northwestern Ontario, which is managed by Resolute Forest Products. The framework being used was developed by the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers Climate Change Task Force. The project will i) identify how sustainable forest…

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In partnership with the Northern Climate ExChange at Yukon College, the Climate Risk Institute is identifying climate change risks applicable to abandoned mines in Canada. Specifically, the project involves: i) reviewing rehabilitation plans for 15-20 abandoned mine sites to determine whether or how they account for climate change; ii) conducting an in-depth review of guidance…

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The Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division of Natural Resources Canada is coordinating a national-scale assessment of the state of knowledge on climate change impacts, risks and adaptation in Canada. As part of these efforts, a series of six chapters will be developed that address regional priorities for impacts and adaptation. The Climate Risk Institute,…

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The Climate Risk Institute is leading the Northern Climate Change Network (NCCN) – a group of five municipalities in northern Ontario looking to assess and manage the impacts of climate change on their communities, infrastructure, and natural systems. This initiative will lead to a reduction in climate change vulnerability for municipalities through two main areas.…

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The Climate Risk Institute is leading the Regional Adaptation Collaborative (RAC) in Ontario. The program is an initiative of Natural Resources Canada and aims to catalyze coordinated and sustained adaptation planning, decision-making and action across Canada’s diverse regions, and to facilitate collaboration of diverse stakeholders at the regional level with local governments and organizations. Through…

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