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    Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

    Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

    As climate change begins to have measurable effects, members of many professions are encountering challenges to established standards of practice and disruption of decision-making processes that are based on historical norms. Elevated risk of damages is also causing concern around topics such as liability and investment, as well as exposure to short- and long-term impacts […]

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    Read the Report: Crescent Beach Community Meetings on Sea Level Rise

    Read the Report: Crescent Beach Community Meetings on Sea Level Rise

    In collaboration with ACT, Ideaspace, and West Coast Environmental Law, the City of Surrey hosted a series of three community meetings in the summer of 2016 in the Crescent Beach community to talk about the challenges we face from a changing climate and consider how to adapt to be ready for the future. These meetings provided insightful […]

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    Workshop Report Online: Vulnerability, Resilience, and Adaptation Concepts and Practice

    Workshop Report Online: Vulnerability, Resilience, and Adaptation Concepts and Practice

    The report is now online from the workshop Vulnerability, Resilience, and Adaptation Concepts and Practice. This workshop focused on climate change resilience thinking for local governments, and was held January 29th 2016. The workshop was hosted by the Social Vulnerability team of the Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR) project, which was a five-year research project focusing […]

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    Carbon Talk with ACT's Deborah Harford: Low Carbon Resilience

    Carbon Talk with ACT’s Deborah Harford: Low Carbon Resilience

    ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford presented at SFU’s Carbon Talks on September 27th 2016. The video of this presentation is now online. In the presentation, Deb explores the concept of lowcarbon resilience and outlines some of the conclusions in ACT’s recent report, Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada. Following the presentation, audience members […]

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    Job Posting: CEO at David Suzuki Foundation

    The David Suzuki Foundation is hiring for a Chief Executive Officer. Are you a collaborative leader and outstanding relationship-builder, highly motivated to drive positive environmental change and policy in Canada? If so – we are delighted to share with you a unique and important opportunity. Head-quartered in Vancouver, BC, and founded in 1990, the David […]

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    Call for Nominations: SFU President's Awards for Leadership in Sustainability

    Call for Nominations: SFU President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability

    The SFU Sustainability Office is accepting nominations for the Annual President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability (2017).   The President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability recognize members from Simon Fraser University’s faculty, staff and student community who demonstrate outstanding leadership in advancing the cause of sustainability within and/or beyond the University.  Award recipients share SFU’s commitment to engage leadership […]

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    Carbon Talk: Is the Paris Agreement on Track?

    Join in on the next Carbon Talks public dialogue at SFU: At COP21 last December, the Paris Agreement was unanimously adopted and charted a new course in the global response to climate change. In Marrakech this November, world governments came together for the first time since Paris for COP22 to discuss the implementation of the […]

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    Workshops on Canada’s Environmental Assessment Review

    Canada’s environmental assessment processes are broken. Be part of building a visionary new environmental assessment law that works for the environment and communities. An Expert Panel appointed by the federal government is coming to British Columbia this December to hear your views on how to reform Canada’s environmental assessment processes. West Coast Environmental Lew is […]

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    Funding Opportunity: EcoAction Community Funding Program

    Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) EcoAction Community Funding Program is now accepting applications for funding for new projects until December 12, 2016. Funding is available for 2017-18 projects that address the program areas of Climate Change, Clean Air, Clean Water and Nature. This year preference will be given to projects that support ECCC’s climate change […]

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    Event: Dispersed Adaptation to Climate Change

    Check out this upcoming event in Victoria, and live webcast for those in other locations: ‘Dispersed Adaptation’ to Climate Change: The Heritage Potato Crop-Climate Project Wednesday, November 30th 3:30 pm Room 002, University House 1, University of Victoria, 2489 Sinclair Rd Climate change threatens Canadian and global food security. Heritage varieties are disappearing at an […]

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    Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

    Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

    Thursday November 23rd 12:00 – 1:00 pm BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS Building, 2260 West Mall, UBC How does the City of Vancouver’s household greenhouse gas emissions compare to those in other cities across Canada? Does our greenest city out-perform other metropolitan areas, or not? What accounts for differences amongst cities’ household emission? Which cities perform […]

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    Communications & Engagement Job Opportunities

    Check out these two job opportunities from SFU Public Square and Langara College: Volunteer Coordinator SFU Public Square Full time, 35 hours/week Deadline: November 23rd As the Volunteer Coordinator, you will be a key supportive member and will work closely with others on the SFU Public Square team to deliver SFU Public Square activities and […]

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