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  • Posted: June 27, 2022

    PCIC is seeking an Indigenous Communities Climate Adaptation Coordinator.

  • Posted: May 31, 2022

    June 1st marks the opening day of The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society's (CMOS) 56th Congress, the Canadian Geophysical Union's (CGU) Annual Meeting, and the 78th Eastern Snow Conference (ESC). The joint conference will be held virtually, from June 1st to June 3rd, and from June 6th through June 8th... more

  • Posted: May 23, 2022
  • Posted: April 27, 2022

    PCIC is pleased to announce the release of a new Science Brief. This Science Brief covers research published in Remote Sensing of the Environment. This work, using satellite data, shows that western Canadian glaciers have been melting at an accelerating rate and examines how this is related to changes in seasonal temperature and precipitation.

  • Posted: April 4, 2022

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released Working Group III's contribution to the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report. The report from Working Group III is the product of an assessment from over 230 authors from around the world.

  • Posted: March 2, 2022

    This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Working Group II, tasked with assessing climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability, have released their contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report.

  • Posted: February 15, 2022

    An attribution analysis of the atmospheric river event that struck southern BC on November 14th and 15th of 2021, conducted by a team of scientists from PCIC and Environment and Climate Change Canada, has recently been posted on the SSRN preprint server.

  • Posted: February 11, 2022

    PCIC is pleased to announce the release of its latest Strategic Plan, for the 2021-2025 period. This plan was developed in consultation with external and internal stakeholders and staff to ensure that PCIC’s work is directed toward meeting the needs of its users.  The new Strategic Plan document lays out PCIC’s mission, service objectives and strategic goals.

  • Posted: January 11, 2022

    PCIC is pleased to announce the release of our next PCIC Science Brief. The new Science Brief examines trends in Canadian snow cover and depth. As the climate warms, the Earth's cryosphere, comprised of snow, ice and frozen soil, including permafrost, has been shrinking.

  • Posted: December 7, 2021

    A report released today by The Financial Accountability Office of Ontario examines the costs of three climate impacts on Ontario’s public buildings: extreme rainfall, extreme heat and freeze-thaw cycles.

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