The six largest banks in the U.S. have until the end of July to show the impact that climate change could have on their operations, according to details of a pilot program the Federal Reserve unveiled Tuesday.Continue reading
What Happens When All The Glaciers Melt?
Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why freshwater is important for the ocean.Continue reading
What the heck is a ‘tiger dam’ doing in Vancouver? Here’s what that orange thing is for
Vancouver is bracing itself for another king tide.
The last king tide caused floods around Vancouver and even created a small island with floating logs in False Creek. The flooding also submerged several sections of the Stanley Park Seawall and Kitsilano Pool.
City of Midland, Michigan Deploys Tiger Dams
Earlier this week, staff from our Wastewater department performed a trial run on its newest and strangest looking tool in its flood control arsenal: A US Flood Control Tiger Dam! This system is a series of elongated, flexible tubes that are filled with water and joined together to create an impervious barrier that protects areas, assets, and equipment from flood waters.Continue reading