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Climate Change and Politics

Climate Change and Politics – It Ain’t a Football Game

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about the intersection between climate change and politics. In fact, climate doesn’t respect politics. I have worked on climate change issues for over twenty-five years. Much has changed. The science is better and our data is more robust. However, much has not changed at all. Even after twenty-five …

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The Positive Side of Risk

The Positive Side of Risk

Today, I offer some thoughts about the positive side of risk and how our thinking about this nebulous issue helped us plan our our climate resilience approach. We offer a glimpse into the internal workings of Nodelcorp. In this way, this is a personal reflection on how things grow out of seemingly simple questions.   The …

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Games People Play in the Climate Debate

Games People Play in the Climate Debate

Recently, I read several posts on Facebook that show the games people play in the climate debate. The posters argued that the Province of Québec has no right to comment on climate change because cities in Québec “spewed” raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River.  In fact, the posts got a lot of attention, re-posting, and …

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Thinking Feeling and Climate Change

Thinking, Feeling and Climate Change

Today we continue our series of videocasts. In this series, Joan and I address climate, risk and resiliency issues. In this episode, Joel provides his insight on thinking, feeling and climate change. Discussing climate change can be frustrating. We have the data; we have the science, but people are afraid. Thus, they worry about their …

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Choosing the Right Assessment Tool

Choosing the Right Assessment Tool

Today we continue our series of videocasts. In this series, Joan and I address climate, risk and resiliency issues. In this episode, Joel provides his insight on choosing the right risk assessment tool. Choosing the Right Assessment Tool Can Be Difficult Often we a face the daunting task of selecting the right tool for assessing climate change …

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Climate Resiliency Strategy and Tactics

Climate Resiliency Strategy and Tactics

Climate resiliency strategy and tactics are different things, but both are necessary. We must apply both rational strategies and pragmatic tactics to set the course to climate resiliency. Over forty years ago, when I first met my wife and business partner Joan, we would play Scrabble to while away the hours. This was before we …

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controlling climate assessment costs video

Controlling Climate Assessment Costs

Welcome to the first of an ongoing series of videocasts. In this series, Joan and I will address climate, risk and resiliency issues. In this episode, we present our controlling climate assessment costs video. Notably, this videocast serves as a companion piece to our blog on the same topic. We posted the original article on …

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