‘Bit frightening:’ Study finds most Canadian cities fail on climate change plans

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By the Canadian Press, 1310 News, December 2, 2018

A study suggests most Canadian cities have yet to assess the threat posed by climate change despite being the most exposed to any weather disasters it could cause.

A survey of 63 municipalities of all sizes from coast to coast found major gaps in how most are preparing for coming conditions and in how they are reducing their contribution to the problem.

"Cities are the most vulnerable government to climate change in Canada but have the least resources in order to manage the problem, so it's imperative that they have some strategy or plan," said Jason Thistlethwaite, a University of Waterloo professor and co-author of the paper published in the journal Climatic Change.

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