Assessing social-ecological vulnerability and risk to coastal flooding

Social-ecological vulnerability roles an important aspect in coastal sustainability. Research on assessing social-ecological vulnerability and risk to coastal flooding was conducted by research team members led by Dr. Mohamad Shad and his co-author. Abstract Traditional flood risk assessment studies mainly looked at potential exposures and damage to human settlements, without Read more…

Destination Management Organizations’ Roles in Sustainable Tourism in the Face of Climate Change: An Overview of Prince Edward Island

A new research on Destination Management Organizations’ Roles in Sustainable Tourism in the Face of Climate Change was recently published by Students at Climate Change Adaptation and members from Climate Smart Lab Abstract Globally, destination management organizations (DMOs) are becoming increasingly known for their sustainable practices. Despite the importance of Read more…

Spatiotemporal Trends in Temperature and Precipitation for Prince Edward Island Over 1971–2020

Members of Climate Smart Lab, Rana Ali Nawaz, Dr. Xiuquan Wang, Sana Basheer, Katie Sonier, Tianze Pang, and Toyin Adekanmbi, recently published a study on Spatiotemporal trends in temperature and precipitation for PEI between 1971-2020. Abstract Climate change has been attracting significant attention in Canada lately. This study investigates spatiotemporal Read more…

A New Research about the Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Current Coastal Ecosystems

Climate Smart Lab members, including Dr. Quan Dau, Dr. Xander Wang, Dr. Aminur Shad, Dr. Pelin Kinay, and Sana Basheer, recently published a study about assessing the potential impacts of climate change on current coastal ecosystems in the Remote Sensing journal. Abstract Understanding how climate change affects coastal ecosystems is Read more…

Reporting evidence on the environmental and health impacts of climate change on Indigenous Peoples of Atlantic Canada: a systematic review

Dr. Pelin Kinay, Associate Professor Xander Wang and their co-authors have recently published a study on climate change’s environmental and health impacts on Indigenous Peoples. Abstract While evidence of Indigenous Peoples’ climate knowledge and adaptation practices is readily available in Canada, regional variations are poorly understood, and proper representation and Read more…