In the Media

Last updated: September 23, 2019 @9:20am

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:

The Globe and Mail, September 2019: “Atlantic Canada’s pace of adaptation to climate change needs to pick up,” said Dr. Blair Feltmate, head head of the Intact Centre on Climate Change at the University of Waterloo. He is calling for clear standards for coastline resiliency due to predictions of rising sea levels combining with the storms, “that would mean a more rapid refurbishing of sea walls and dike systems, along with more shoreline vegetation,” he said. Read more here.

CBC, April 2019: “Flooding is the biggest challenge”linked to climate change for most homeowners, said Natalia Moudrak, director of climate resilience at the University of Waterloo’s Intact Centre. And there are measures homeowners can take now to safe address flooding. If a homeowner has a pump to get water out of a basement, “it’s important to install a backup generator,” she said. Widespread flooding often leads to power outages, leaving regular pumps useless when they’re most needed.” Read more here.

Past Media Articles






2014 and earlier