Speaker – M1 Seminar #8 – Extreme Weather: Finance Implications

Blair Feltmate

Dr. Blair Feltmate is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo and Program Director of Sustainability Practice.   He is also the chair of Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Project.  Dr. Feltmate is a key researcher in two areas: identifying the value of sustainable development to specific industries, and establishing a pragmatic climate change adaptation plan for Canada.  At M1 Seminar #8, Dr. Feltmate presented on the importance of adaptation vs. mitigation of climate change for the housing and insurance markets and what companies and individuals can do to prepare for extreme weather.


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