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The GENICE Project 

GENICE is a Genome Canada $10.6 M, 4-year project. Officially announced December 8, 2016, by Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan, the Large-Scale Applied Research Project will make use of the upcoming Churchill Marine Observatory and its Oil in Sea Ice Mesocosms. ...

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Climate Change Adaptation Planning for Ports 

The project is a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) $260,000, 4-year project. Commercial ports are increasingly affected by the impacts posed by climate change. Because ports are vital nodes for shipping and global trade, this situa...

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Climate Change and Virtual Reality: Psychological Distance and Consumer Behaviour

This 2-year project is funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) through the Insight Development Grant program. The project investigates how Virtual Reality (VR) affects society’s psychological distance of climate change, whi...

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Climate Adaptation and Resilience Guidelines for Shipping and Shipping Infrastructures

CCAPPTIA Members are currently working with the Climate Bonds Initiatives (CBI) to develop Adaptation & Resilience (A&R) guidelines for shipping. The A&R guidelines will be used by CBI to give certification to ship investors who wish to issue bonds for raising f...

The Benefits of Shipping Grains via Arctic Waters

The CCAPPTIA Team is helping Fair Ventures (the innovative initiative of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.) ( to analyze the carbon benefits of shipping grains from Canada to Turkey via the port of Churchill. It focuses on what the benefits are of shipping over more direct routes, especially with the impacts of heavy fuel ban on port of Churchill and the Emission Control Areas (ECAs). The outcomes will provide accurate assessments on the feasibility of Arctic waters as competitive future shipping routes.

Assessment of the International Civil Aviation Organization's basket of measures to reduce aviation CO2 emissions 

The project is a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) $108,000, 4-year project. Aviation has a major impact on the climate system and accounts for up to 9 per cent of the total climate change impact of human activity. Moreover, at a t...

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An Investigation on Epidemic Logistical Response and Planning: The Case of Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Effective mitigation to the impacts of sudden, large-scale epidemic outbreak, such as COVID-19, is a key issue as it poses substantial impacts on human lives. Numerous urban, economic, and social activities involves logistics, meaning that effective epidemic log...

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