Floods Reinforce Need for National Strategy

In the wake of widespread floods in several areas of Canada this spring, Professor John Pomeroy, Director of the University of Sasakatchewan’s Centre for Hydrology and Associate Director of the Global Water Futures (GWF) research program, has been asked by several media outlets to provide commentary on the part played by climate-change in these events, and to describe how hydrological research is helping to improve predictive capabilities.

  • CTV News, on the need for a new Canada-wide strategy to predict floods and mitigate their impacts (online video).
  • CBC Radio interview (audio).
  • National Post, primarily on flooding in Ontario (news article).