Building Climate-Resilient Communities

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The webinars in this series from Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC) will explore how to build a community’s resilience to the multiple impacts of climate change experienced in the Canadian Prairies.

Topics include climate-resilient food systems, inclusive planning processes, and moving from planning to implementation.

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IPCC 1.5℃ Report Analysis

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to a 1-sheet PDF Summary of the IPCC 1.5℃ report including suggestions for a strategy to help us prepare for this future.

The IPCC released a report on how quickly we need to take carbon out of the atmosphere to limit global warming to 1.5°C and avoid its most destructive consequences.

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Activity Sheets

Earth Week may be over but you can still enjoy these family friendly activities that will get you thinking about nature.

We have recently added two activity sheets to our Resources for Schools page:

News

  • Where is winter? The impact of warm weather in Winnipeg

    Jan 14, 2021 – Global News –

    Climate Change Connection’s Curt Hull was interviewed by Global News this week. The very warm Winnipeg winter we are having is not what we have been used to in the past. However, we are likely to see more warmer winters in the future. That isn’t a good thing. There are many down sides – a couple are pointed to in this article: the impact on Northern winter road network and increase in pests.

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  • 2020 ties with 2016 for warmest year ever recorded, EU climate service says

    Jan 8, 2021 – Fortune –

    Last year was the hottest on record, tied with scorcher 2016. That means that 20 of the 21 hottest years in the instrument record all occurred since 2001. And despite lockdowns, the overall atmospheric carbon concentration still ticked upwards.

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