Floods

Blog
Jun 28, 2017
Responders pulling a raft along a flooded street in Montreal, Quebec, 2017. Image: Flickr/Exile on Ontario St​

Nature offers the best defence against flooding

David Suzuki
Despite recent investments, Canada lags behind other G7 nations in flood preparation and climate change adaptation. It's time we recognize green infrastructure as central to flood-prevention efforts.
Blog
Jul 7, 2015
Photo: flickr/ Walt Stoneburner

Welcome to an extreme, warming world

David Suzuki
Earth is clearly experiencing more frequent extreme weather than in the past, and we can expect it to get worse as we burn more coal, oil and gas and pump more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Blog
Jul 2, 2013

Working with nature can protect us from floods

David Suzuki
Floods and extreme weather such as Calgary and Southern Alberta recently experienced are increasing in frequency and intensity. Protecting nature is a sound way to protect ourselves from the damage.
Columnists
Jan 31, 2011

Lessons from Australia on climate change

I'm back from Australia, where my wife and I spent a month visiting family. By the time we left, the catastrophic floods of Queensland were occurring to a degree unprecedented in recorded history.
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