Climate change and Greater Toronto Region: Links updates


A July 12, 2017 CBC article is entitled: Don’t drain the swamp: report says wetlands help avert flood damage: Study says leaving wetlands in their natural state can help protect communities from severe flooding.”

A Sept. 25, 2017 Guardian article is entitled: “What would an entirely flood-proof city look like?
The wetter the better. From sponge cities in China to ‘berms with benefits’ in New Jersey and floating container classrooms in the slums of Dhaka, we look at a range of projects that treat storm water as a resource rather than a hazard.”



A previous post is entitled:

Put your money in Conservation Authority Flood Management Programs and it will be well-spent – May 10, 2017 Credit Valley Conservation post

An April 29, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “Toronto the resilient: how the city plans to adapt to climate change in 2050: City’s plans require dramatic shifts in lifestyle, planning and building, report says.”

A May 23, 2017 Metro News article is entitled: “Toronto’s cost-cutting council is not ready for climate change: Matt Elliott: Even as the waters on Toronto Island rise, the mayor’s executive committee shelved a report on stormwater management.”

A June 5, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “GTA mayors say cities must lead fight against climate change in age of Trump: John Tory, Bonnie Crombie say public transit, local emission reduction plans are key tools.”


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