Watershed Citizens’ Dialogue 2014


Attached is the summary & synthesis of our third deliberation, “Water in a Changing Climate,” conducted in partnership with the University of Calgary and the Oldman Watershed Council on February 22, 2014.

The Deliberation highlighted five key areas of concern around water and climate change: land use pressures, environmental & public health, extreme weather events, governance, and social justice & responsibility. The panel also highlighted the importance of eduction, information and communication, and the significance and challenge of fostering collective responsibility for environmental protection. Finally, five central values were articulated: a healthy environment, education, public safety, stewardship, and collective responsibility.

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Here is a reflection by ABCD Researcher Dr. Gwendolyn Blue of the University of Calgary and Jacquie Dale

Climate and Water Resources: