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Resilience in a Watershed Governance Context: A Primer
Watersheds are complex systems involving social, economic, and ecological dimensions that are constantly interacting and influencing each other, and governance of these systems involve a large and diverse cast of actors ...
Buried Treasure: The Economics of Leak Detection and Water Loss Prevention in Ontario
On average approximately 13% of the water that is withdrawn by Canadian municipal water suppliers is lost before it reaches final users. This is an important topic for several reasons: water losses cost money, losses force ...
Resilience: An Annotated Bibliography
This annotated bibliography provides an account of the research that has been done on engineering resilience, ecological resilience, and social-ecological resilience. Undertaken as part of the WEPGN research project titled ...
Gaining Insights About Water: The Value of Surveys in First Nations Communities to Inform Water Governance
Knowledge of how water is perceived, used and managed in a community is critical to the endeavour of water governance. Surveys of individuals residing in a community offer a valuable avenue to gain information about ...
Power, Contextual Intelligence and Leadership: Research Approaches for Understanding Participatory Community Climate Change Adaptation
Analysis of power in natural resources management is important as multiple stakeholders interact within complex, social-ecological systems. As a sub-set of these interactions, community climate change adaptation is ...
Innovation and adaptation in the Ontario grape and wine industry: An integrated, transdisciplinary response to climate change
With scientific consensus supporting a 4oC increase in global mean temperature over the next century and increased frequency of severe weather events, adaptation to climate change is critical. Given the dynamic and complex ...
Barriers to Change: Climate Change Scepticism and Uncertainty in Canada
(Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, 2016)
In light of increasing green house gas emissions and severity of climate change impacts, elucidating the psychological barriers that limit climate change mitigation behaviour, especially in individuals from industrialised ...