Climate change and flood risk in Canada – surprising insights revealed

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Simon Waller (Host), Dr Emma Raven, Dr Dave Leedal, Dr Jason Thistlethwaite

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Join JBA flood and climate change experts in conversation to explore how climate change will impact flood risk in Canada. Learn more about the complexities around climate change and different types of flood risk and how they interplay, revealing some interesting, and sometimes surprising insights. With a guest appearance from Associate Professor Jason Thistlethwaite of the University of Waterloo, this conversation investigates some of the opportunities and peculiarities around the impact of climate change on flood in Canada. You will learn: • The potential impact of climate change on flood risk in Canada • What the latest modelling is telling us and how it can help • How concurrent events contribute to flood risk factors • How Canada is responding Meet the speakers Our host, Simon Waller, Executive Chair, JBA Risk Management Dr Dave Leedal, Hydrology Technical Lead, JBA Risk Management Dr Emma Raven, Climate Change Technical Lead, JBA Risk Management Dr Jason Thistlethwaite, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo
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