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    CBC Early Edition: How do we adapt for 2050?

    CBC Early Edition: How do we adapt for 2050?

    On June 15, ACT Executive Director Deb Harford was a guest on CBC’s The Early Edition to discuss the new podcast series 2050: Degrees of Change. This new podcast, produced by CBC, explores how our world and lives will adapt to climate change over the next few decades. Each episode focuses on a different issue, with […]

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    Still Creek: A Case Study of Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

    Still Creek: A Case Study of Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

    Still Creek: A Case Study of Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance Climate change impacts such as flooding and extreme heat are projected to increase in BC over the next few decades and will be extremely costly for cities to manage. As well, species are struggling to adapt to changing weather patterns and climate extremes combined with […]

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    ACT Workshop at Livable Cities Forum 2017

    ACT Workshop at Livable Cities Forum 2017

    The 2017 Livable Cities Forum will take place September 18-20 in Victoria, BC. As a special pre-event workshop, Green Resilience Strategies and ACT are offering the following: Taking Action on Green Resilience: Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies Sunday, September 17 1:30 – 5:30 pm Cost: $45 + tax and fees It is time to align our […]

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    ACT moves to a new home in the SFU Faculty of Environment's Pacific Water Research Centre

    ACT moves to a new home in the SFU Faculty of Environment’s Pacific Water Research Centre

    ACT is excited to announce a new partnership with SFU’s Pacific Water Research Centre (PWRC) based at the Faculty of Environment. Please see the press release below for details: {Click here for SFU’s Pacific Water Research Centre Statement} SFU’s Pacific Water Research Centre beefs up with Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) 07 February 2017 SFU’s Pacific Water […]

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    Open Call: Youth Delegation to UN Climate Conference COP23

    Open Call: Youth Delegation to UN Climate Conference COP23

    Read below for an exciting opportunity for youth aged 18-24: . The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) will be seeking youth to be part of a youth delegation and attend the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany in Nov 2017. . BCCIC is seeking 2 youth to sit on the delegation and […]

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    Webinar: Cities on the Leading Edge of Resilience

    Webinar: Cities on the Leading Edge of Resilience

    Check out this new webinar from the Security and Sustainability Forum: Cities on the Leading Edge of Resilience Thursday, July 13 1:15 – 2:45 pm The private sector and all levels of government are embracing resilience as a holistic, proactive framework to reduce risk, improve services, adapt to changing conditions, and empower citizens. Recent high […]

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    8th Annual Northwest Climate Conference: October 10-11

    8th Annual Northwest Climate Conference: October 10-11

    This October, the 8th Annual Northwest Climate Conference will take place in Tacoma, Washington. The Northwest Climate Conference annually brings together more than 300 researchers and practitioners from around the region to discuss scientific results, challenges, and solutions related to the impacts of climate on people, natural resources, and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest. The conference […]

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    Webinar: Innovations in Supply Chain Traceability

    Webinar: Innovations in Supply Chain Traceability

    Check out this intriguing webinar from the New York Academy of Sciences: Innovations in Supply Chain Traceability Tuesday, June 20, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST Presented by the Clinton Global Initiative and the New York Academy of Sciences According to the UN Global Compact, corporations rank supply chain practices as the biggest challenge to […]

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    Job Posting: PICS Associate Director

    Exciting opportunity for climate change work in Victoria! PICS (the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions) is hiring an Associate Director. Details below: Associate Director Location: University of Victoria campus, Victoria FTE: One-year term, full time Salary: commensurate with experience Closing date: July 5, 2017 POSITION SUMMARY The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) was established […]

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    ACT Webinar: Recording Now Online

    On May 2, ACT  gave an enlightening webinar highlighting an example of low carbon resilience work across jurisdictional boundaries. Low Carbon Resilience Case Study: Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance in Still Creek Chloe Boyle, Researcher, ACT; Graduate Student, SFU School of Resource and Environmental Management Deborah Harford, Executive Director, ACT Edward Nichol, Senior Researcher, ACT In […]

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    Re-energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future

    Re-energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future

    In Fall 2016, Natural Resources Canada commissioned Sustainable Canada Dialogues to produce an independent, scholarly report on the transition to low-carbon energy. The report was developed to examine how Canada could transition to low-carbon energy systems while remaining globally competitive.  Re-Energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future, provides independent academic input to Generation Energy, a […]

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    Read Now: The Green Infrastructure Guide

    Read Now: The Green Infrastructure Guide

    Published in May 2007, The Green Infrastructure Guide remains an invaluable reference document for those who embrace a ‘design with nature’ philosophy. The Guide led directly to development of the Shared Responsibility Matrix which embodies a way-of-thinking that is timeless. The Guide illuminates the early history of green infrastructure implementation in British Columbia, serves as a […]

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