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Economic scenario generators and climate risk

Economic scenario generators can be a useful tool in modelling and forecasting, and can also be used to effectively reflect the risks associated with climate change. In this episode, economist Sohini Chowdhury joins us once again to explain how economic scenario generators can be used by insurance companies and pension plans, and what impact climate can have on these scenarios.

Cities and the brown-ocean effect

The inter-related and combined influences of climate and cities – temperature, moisture, infrastructure, and ultimately people – on urban extreme weather events needs to be better understood. This is especially so as many cities adapt too slowly to keep pace with our changing climate.

Climate-related scenario analysis for Canadian financial institutions

Climate-related financial risks have emerged as some of the most important topics among risk professionals. While plenty of material has been produced to provide essential learning about the sources and definitions of climate-related risk, a practical climate-risk exercise focused on the Canadian financial system was notably absent. The 2021 Bank of Canada (BoC)/Office of the Superintendent of...

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.

CIA leadership – International style

The CIA’s International Affairs Council is proud to showcase the achievements of Micheline Dionne, FCIA, new President-Elect of the IAA, CIA Past President, and former chair of the CIA’s Committee on International Relations. As a longtime leader on the international front, Micheline has employed her expertise to aid in developing the International Standards of Practice (ISAP), discussions on...

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