Researchers from Lakehead University have found that freshwater wetlands are important nature-based solutions for the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions.
Two bridges crossing Kicking Horse River will receive upgrades that make them more resilient to the impacts of climate change, thanks to a combined investment of more than $89.6 million from the governments of Canada and British Columbia.
By helicopter, the views of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains are postcard perfect: black spires of rock and turquoise lakes unfold against vast icefields dressed in white snow.
As the world’s nations enter another round of talks this week on creating a first-ever treaty to contain plastic pollution, officials are bracing for tough negotiations over whether to limit the amount of plastic being produced or just to focus on the management of waste.
Royal Roads University environmental and sustainability Prof. Leslie King has continued to research northern Vancouver Island regions vulnerable to climate change for six years.
It’s estimated that the Canadian economy could take a $5.5-trillion hit by the end of the century due to climate change, according to a white paper from Independent Sen.
The City of Montreal hopes to mitigate the impact of flooding with the building of new sponge infrastructure. Over the next two years, sidewalks, parks and even streets will be transformed to absorb more water. As Global's Brayden Jagger Haines reports, Mayor Valérie Plante says it is one way the city can adapt to climate change.
A report quietly released by the Ontario government suggests that climate change is having significant impacts on everything from agriculture to infrastructure and that the majority of the province will likely experience an average of over 60 extreme hot days per year by the end of the century.
A new report commissioned by Premier Doug Ford's government warns that climate change poses high risks to Ontario, with impacts on everything from food production to infrastructure to businesses.
The events of the past three years – and more acutely, the past three weeks – have shattered the logic on which Canada has based its approach to climate resilience.
As Canada gets closer to implementing a national flood insurance program, the federal government has an opportunity to send the right signals about preparing for the effects of climate change, says one adaptation researcher.
From our homes to our businesses to our workplaces, electricity powers our lives. As more Canadians shift to electric vehicles, more homeowners adopt electric heat pumps, and more industries green their operations, an abundant supply of electricity will be required.
Incorporating physical climate risk into portfolio management – think flooding, wildfire or hurricanes that disrupt business operations for weeks at a time – has largely eluded investors despite warnings...
Katie Walsh helps cities manage their climate risks—and champions environmental advocates for office
On April 14, 2023, Justice Vermette released her reasons in Mathur v. His Majesty the King in Right of Ontario, 2023 ONSC 2316 (Mathur), the first Charter challenge in Ontario against a government actor for actions taken related to climate change...
Nova Scotia is embarking on what many are calling its fourth gold rush -- but instead of panning for chunks of gold, mining operations in the province today consist of massive...
The amount of land burned annually in Canada by wildland fires has more than doubled since the 1970s. It is estimated that, by 2100, the area burned could double again, states the new risk report.
Canada's first-ever disaster report at the national level showcases the threats the country faces, the regions at risk, and what is needed for agencies and people to better handle future catastrophes..
Investors will pour more money into solar power than in oil production this year for the first time, signaling the scale and speed of the transition to low-carbon sources of energy.