This new non-profit will push for climate adaptation in Western Canada

ClimateWest, headquartered in Manitoba, will provide data, consult with organizations on tools and strategies, and raise public awareness on climate adaptation

Why It Matters

Canada’s Prairie region has been hit hard by climate change. It’s experienced 13 of Canada’s 20 most damaging weather related events since 1983. A central hub for data and tools to help governments, businesses and people adapt could be necessary for the region’s making it through the next few decades.

var TRINITY_TTS_WP_CONFIG = {"cleanText":"This new non-profit will push for climate adaptation in Western Canada. A new non-profit called ClimateWest launched Tuesday, with a mission to provide information, data, and adaptation guidance around climate change in the Prairies.\u00a0 ClimateWest will provide these services to people, communities, businesses and governments in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.\u00a0 \u201cClimateWest comes along at a critical moment in one of Canada\u2019s fastest warming regions,\u201d\u00a0 said Jane Hilderman, ClimateWest\u2019s executive director, in a news release. \u201cOur vision is to support anyone from municipal decision-makers to watershed associations to small business who may not have the capacity or expertise on hand to interpret climate projections

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