November CCCS Update

Updates from the Canadian Centre for Climate Services

The Canadian Centre for Climate Services (CCCS) is a dedicated multi-disciplinary team with expertise across a broad range of climate-related disciplines. We work with partners and stakeholders to support the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. We help Canadians understand, and become more resilient to climate change by:

  • delivering climate services driven by user needs
  • providing access to climate information
  • building local capacity
  • offering training and support

Learn more about the Canadian Centre for Climate Services.

Emerging Literature Digest

Are you interested in getting a curated summary of new science publications related to climate services?  If so, please reach out to the Digest team if you would like to be added to the distribution list or if you have a publication you want shared.

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News and Resources

New! New articles in the News section on ClimateData.ca.

  • Buildings Climate Zones Projections This piece introduces the preliminary work being completed to calculate future-shifted Climate Zones. These zones are used by building engineers and designers when applying energy efficiency codes and regulations.
  • Climate Data in Action: Canada Post Case Study. This case of the month story shares how Canada Post reached out to the Support Desk for climate data to incorporate into their study of environmental impact on the lifecycle of their outdoor assets.

The Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO) released its Costing Climate Change Impacts to Public Transportation Infrastructure  The latest addition to the series of reports analyzing Climate Impacts on Public Infrastructure (CIPI) examines how changes in extreme rainfall, extreme heat and freeze-thaw cycles will impact the long-term costs of maintaining public transportation infrastructure in a state of good repair.

ClimateWest has released two new articles:

BC Flood Strategy The Province of British Columbia is gathering feedback on a proposed Flood Strategy that will manage flood safety risks in British Columbia. The engagement and feedback process closes January 6, 2023.

Courses and Training

The Climate Risk Institute has professional development training in climate change risk, resilience and adaptation for infrastructure practitioners and professionals. Infrastructure professionals and engineers can choose from a selection of courses, or pursue the Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) credential by taking a series of six courses. Courses include Infrastructure Risk and the PIEVC Protocol, Management of Climate Risk, Climate Law, Applied Climate Science, Asset Management and Climate Resiliency, and Climate Smart Policy and Procurement. Climate Risk Institute Courses are available now via Royal Roads Professional and Continuing Studies.

Job Opportunities

ClimateWest is seeking two new team members.
Network Coordinator
Communications Officer

The deadline to apply is November 14, 2022.

Get in Contact

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