Young Innovators: U of S researcher building a tool for more efficient software coding
January 10, 2022
The study is the first of its kind to provide a multi-perspective view of computer source code using natural language processing techniques.
Read the full article here: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/young-innovators-u-of-s-researcher-building-a-tool-for-more-efficient-software-coding
Scientist sounds water crisis alarm
The Western Producer
January 6, 2022
Researcher warns the prairie region could see its water system disintegrate rapidly as climate change impacts grow.
Read the full article here: https://www.producer.com/news/scientist-sounds-water-crisis-alarm/
2021, one of the worst years for glaciers in western Canada and not the last
December 19, 2021
Geography professor Brian Menounos, University of Northern British Columbia (University of Northern British Columbia UNBC), has been studying glaciers for 20 years. These enormous expanses of ice fascinate him, even if he knows their days are numbered.
Read the full article here: https://turnednews.com/2021-one-of-the-worst-years-for-glaciers-in-western-canada-and-not-the-last/
Read the full article in French here: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1848676/changements-climatiques-rechauffement-environnement-glace-peyto
Sask. groups left out of Alberta coal consultations
December 18, 2021
Alberta coal mining in the Rocky Mountains has potential regional impacts, but consultations won’t include any voices from Saskatchewan.
Read the full article here: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/saskatchewan/sask-groups-left-out-of-alta-coal-consultations
Glaciers Losing Their Cool
51° North Magazine
December 16, 2021
Rope, ice axe, crampons, helmet — check. Computer, batteries, tools, electrical tape, notebooks — check. I am packing for a day at the office: my outdoor office, Peyto Glacier. For my Ph.D. research at the University of Saskatchewan in Canmore, I study how mountain glaciers provide water to downstream valleys…
Read the full article here: https://www.51degreesnorthmagazine.ca/culture/people/glaciers-losing-their-cool-4873336
Historically low water level on Bow River concerning, water scientist says
November 19, 2021
‘Water level should be about twice as high as it is right now,’ says John Pomeroy
Read the full article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/bow-river-level-winter-1.6255449
After a year of disasters, it’s urgent that we address Canada’s climate-caused water crisis
Contributed to The Globe and Mail
November 19, 2021
Canada has had two brutal wake-up calls from Mother Nature this year.
Read the full article here: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-after-a-year-of-disasters-its-urgent-that-we-address-canadas-climate/
The Future of Flooding in Canada
November 19, 2021
We’ve left ourselves exposed by transforming our landscapes. Here’s why to expect more catastrophes like BC’s.
Read the full article here: https://thetyee.ca/Analysis/2021/11/19/Future-Flooding-Canada/
Members of the Centre for Hydrology presented at four events at the COP26 Meeting.
On November 1st, John Pomeroy gave a keynote presentation on ‘The Demise of Global Snow and Ice due to Climate Change and the Implications for Water Sustainability’, a presentation on ‘ Rapid Glacier Decline in the Canadian Rockies’ and chaired and spoke at the ‘Global Water Futures Cold Regions Warming Event’ which were part of the High Level Segment of the World Leaders Summit COP26 Cryosphere Session. Recordings of the talks are on YouTube on the session website here and here.
Art from the GWF Transitions Project was displayed on Nov 1st by John Pomeroy, Trevor Davies and Gennadiy Ivanov.
On November 5th Corinne Schuster-Wallace and John Pomeroy served on a panel discussion on the ‘Canada Water Agency in a Global Context, the Frontier of Water Governance’ that was organised by FLOW and Global Water Futures. this can be found at hour 8:52 here on YouTube.
The events on Nov 1st are portrayed in this video by GWF Artist-in-Residence Gennadiy Ivanov and the GWF Transitions Cold Regions Warming Event at COP was featured by BBC.
Shoal Lake evacuees hope they can return home soon
October 6, 2021
Smoke from wildfires continue to envelop First Nations communities north of Hudson Bay
Read the full article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/shoal-lake-red-earth-cree-nation-smoke-wildfire-province-young-flett-head-pomeroy-lang-1.6202009