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The Mental and Physical Human Health Impacts of Residential Basement Flooding and Associated Financial Costs: Interviews with Households in Southern Ontario, Canada
(University of Waterloo, 2018-05-31)
This thesis summarizes primary research conducted on the mental and physical health impacts associated with residential basement flooding and their associated financial costs (e.g. days off work, visits to health services, ...
Best practices for household stormwater management programs: A community-based social marketing case study
(University of Waterloo, 2017-01-23)
This research investigates how to most effectively develop pro-environmental stormwater management by homeowners in the Region of Waterloo, Ontario. This centres around strategies that focus on the role risk perception ...
Carbon Footprinting Dietary Choices in Ontario: A life cycle approach to assessing sustainable, healthy & socially acceptable diets
(University of Waterloo, 2015-08-17)
Recent studies have established the link between food consumption and its broad impact on the environment. However, environmental implications of dietary choices have not been previously studied in Canada. Given geographic ...
Climate Change and the Canadian Financial Services Sector
(University of Waterloo, 2017-10-23)
Canada is highly dependent on the emission intensive sectors and at the same time, sectors that are vulnerable to variations in weather and extreme events. This makes the Canadian economy especially vulnerable to the impacts ...
Equator Principles and Climate Change Issues: Examining the EPs’ Climate Change Policies and Analyzing the Likely Effectiveness of these Policies
(University of Waterloo, 2016-04-07)
Climate change is a global environmental issue that adversely affects economic activities; on the other hand, economic activities, in particular infrastructure project financing, are one of the main drivers of current ...