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  • Posted: November 1, 2022

    PCIC's 2021-2022 Corporate Report has just been released and highlights the projects that PCIC undertook over this year as it continued to provide of high-quality climate services for its regional and national user base.

  • Posted: September 22, 2022

    The Financial Accountability Office of Ontario has released a report today that examines the costs of maintaining and adapting the roughly $330 billion worth of transportation infrastructure managed by Ontario's provincial and municipal governments in the face of projected changes in three climate hazards: extreme rainfall, extreme heat and freeze-thaw... more

  • Posted: July 11, 2022

    PCIC Director Dr. Francis Zwiers was recently called upon by the Canadian Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry to share his expertise on extreme climate events for a meeting on The British Columbia Flood and Recovery Efforts. Dr.

  • Posted: June 30, 2022

    The June 2022 edition of the PCIC Update is now available. The new PCIC Update covers two stories: Providing Extreme Streamflow Values for the Fraser River and Joint CMOS/ESC/CGU Conference. The staff profile in this issue is on Dr. Pei-Ling Wang.

  • 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.