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Two UPEI schools join forces to break new ground

Housed at the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation, the University of Prince Edward Island’s (UPEI) School of Climate Change and Adaptation offers students and researchers the unique experience of learning about climate science in St. Peter’s Bay, PE, an area surrounded by diverse and environmentally significant topographies.

Canadian Institute of Actuaries supports scaling up climate scenario analysis

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) is proud to give its support to the final report of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) and the Bank of Canada’s climate scenario analysis pilot, released in January 2022. The report, the first of its kind in Canada, assesses and discloses climate transition risk associated with six major financial institutions and...

Deeper dive into the Actuaries Climate Index data sources

The ACI provides objective measures of specific and aggregate changes in climate extremes and sea level across Canada and the US and is based on an analysis of seasonal data from neutral, scientific sources for six index components collected since 1961.

Should we expect COP 26 to deliver a Paris Agreement 2.0? Can lessons from COVID-19 increase political will?

As global citizens and professionals, actuaries need to give some priority to a climate-sensitive, sustainable future and help enhance collective financial and societal well-being. COP 26 signatories drive political decisions, but the details at implementation level is what will matter for actuaries, so they should be prepared to participate in the formulation of clear, consistent, and...

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