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    Low Carbon Climate Resilient Cities Symposium

    April 12, 2016 by

    How can cities respond and adapt to the threat of climate change? Join McMaster University researchers and experts as they explore this question and more at this special event hosted by the McMaster Centre for Climate Change on April 19,

  • Feature Design


    May 1, 2015 by Peter Sobchak

    Sporadic power outages are not new to city neighbourhoods. Dead limbs calve off of trees and block roads. Water mains occasionally break and deluge street surfaces. These are just part of life in a city. But what happens when all

  • Pay me now, or…

    August 1, 2013 by Peter Sobchak

    Hurricane Sandy drenches the North Atlantic shore; a tornado rips through Oklahoma; wildfires set Arizona forests ablaze; flood waters cover Minden, Ont., Toronto and, of course, Calgary. All these major disasters have happened in North America just within the last year

  • Here comes the rain again

    August 1, 2013 by Jeremy Carkner

    A new engineering protocol is attempting to provide a framework for assessing and responding to the risk that future climate change may have on the built environment.