In the Media

Find below excerpts from recent news about climate adaptation and flooding, and scroll below for all media in the last four years.

Recent Media Articles:

CTV, May 7th: In 2014, in response to recurring flood events, the province released a flood risk strategy, noting that from 2008 to 2014, the province experienced a “three-fold increase in disaster relief assistance programs triggered by flooding,” and $100-million in direct costs to the province, estimated to be half of total costs. Blair Feltmate, the head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo, says that “New Brunswick has an attitude of management by disaster.” Read more here.

Clinton News Record, April 19th: “The Intact Centre is working on a framework which will help further quantify the role natural infrastructure plays in climate adaptation. To this end, natural infrastructure (e.g., wetlands, green spaces) can protect and improve water quality, create habitat, and reduce drought and protect against flooding.” Read more here.

Past Media Articles





2014 and earlier