The Canadian Press

2015-08-22 | Climate Preparedness

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A top Canadian meteorologist warns municipalities are not prepared to deal with a volatile climate that can bring devastating floods one season and drought the next. David Phillips, a senior climatologist with Environment Canada, says infrastructure continues to be built based on decades-old weather patterns that are no longer the norm, leading to potentially disastrous consequences. (The Federation of Canadian Municipalities says if municipal governments are unprepared, it's because of a lack of funding and co-ordination from provincial and federal governments.)

Date: 2015-08-22
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << climate is changing so dramatically so quickly that we need to to think of this in two different way and two to adapt in and build on what we know just because we don't know everything about climate does that mean we should ignore what we do know about it >>


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