About Adam Johnston

Adam Johnston Is expected to be completed the Professional Development Certificate in Renewable Energy from the University of Toronto by December 2017. Adam recently completed his Social Media Certificate from Algonquin College Continuing & Online Learning. Adam also graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a three-year B.A. combined major in Economics and Rhetoric, Writing & Communications in 2011. Adam also owns a part time tax preparation business. He also started up recently Salay Consulting and Social Media services, a part time business which provides cleantech writing, analysis, and social media services. His eventual goal is to be a cleantech policy analyst. You can follow him on Twitter @adamjohnstonwpg or his business www.salayconsultiing.com.



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In 2016 Insured Natural Disaster Losses Reached $50 Billion, From $175 Billion In Damage

January 8th, 2017 | by Adam Johnston

Last year saw insurers pay out $50 billion in insured losses from natural disasters, according to The Guardian. The Kyushu Island earthquakes in Japan ranked as the two largest disasters. These two events saw insurers pay out $6 billion from $31 billion in total damages. Chinese flooding last summer near the Yangtze River caused $28 billion in losses, and was the largest weather-related disaster cost wise in 2016, said Jeff Masters of Weather Underground. However, only $300 million was insured from the third-largest non-US weather disaster in recorded history


US May See Heavier Rains Increase By 5 Times, Research Finds

December 21st, 2016 | by Adam Johnston

You know the saying — “When it rains, it pours.” However, this may actually be the future normal rather than a simple idiom. A recent report suggests extreme rain storms which occur on average once a season may increase 400% by century's end. The study, published in the Nature Climate Change journal, said storms could increase by 5 times in a season within this century


Climate Reality Project

September 7th, 2015 | by Adam Johnston

This past summer I joined The Climate Reality Project Toronto Training, where I became a climate reality leader along with 600 [&hellip



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