UWinnipeg, URegina, IISD announce the founding of ClimateWest

January 21, 2021
The University of Winnipeg’s Prairie Climate Centre, the University of Regina’s Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative, and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) have co-founded ClimateWest. ClimateWest will offer climate services such as climate analysis, tools for different sectors, and help desk services on climate information, as well as raise public awareness about climate change. “ClimateWest is an innovative partnership supported by and bridging the prairie provinces and federal government, which will ensure that our region has high-quality climate services to address the challenges while creating opportunities and prosperity in an era of climate change,” said Dr James Currie, Interim President at UWinnipeg. The new partnership is supported by the provincial governments of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, as well as Environment and Climate Change Canada. UWinnipeg (MB | SK)