ICYMI: Adapting to Extreme Heat - webinar by Sustainable Buildings Canada

On June 20 '22 Sustainable Buidlings Canada hosted a webinar on Adapting to Extreme Heat. The presentation highlights findings of the recent report Irreversible Extreme Heat: Protecting Canadians and Communities From a Lethal Future. "This report, from the University of Waterloo and Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, provides guidance on the future of extreme heat events in Canada and how property owners and managers, designers, and planners can take action now to minimize the...

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Irreversible Extreme Heat: Protecting Canadians and Communities from a Lethal Future

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation has just published this report. Watch the webinar recording  here.


"Executive Summary


Urban areas are the hot spots of global warming. Extreme heat, alongside...

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SuperHomes UK

BetterHomesTO is a City of Toronto initiative to provide guidance to residents on how to create more climate-friendly homes. In addition to the useful information available on the website, they host bi-monthly Community-Led Retrofit Initiatives meetings where interested groups or individuals can acquire and share knowledge about ways to reduce residential carbon emissions.


The event held in October 2021 happened to be intercontinental. Members...

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One Billion Resilient People by 2030

Sharing this Press Release by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Reslience Center: Announcement of Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance


Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance:

Reducing Extreme Heat Risk for Vulnerable People


Newly formed alliance launches global initiative to name and categorize heat waves to reduce risks of this “silent killer”


WASHINGTON, D.C. – AUGUST 4, 2020 – Today, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation...

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MICROMOBILITY!!! - Guest blog by Graysanne Bedell

MICROMOBILITY !!!


What’s environmentally-friendly(er), cheap, quiet, fast as a speeding bicycle and operable on bike paths? With fears around both public transit and ‘car-maggedon’, let’s consider the case for personal micromobility devices. 


Read more on  Graysanne Bedells's blog post:  "It seems obvious to me that micromobility should be fully in the crosshairs of those who want to change fossil fuel...

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