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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 Synergies 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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    Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals

    Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals

    Exciting news from the New York Academies of Sciences: Second Annual Summit on Science Enablement for the Sustainable Development Goals Tuesday, October 17 9 am – 5 pm The New York Academy of Sciences, New York City With encouragement from the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the support of the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. […]

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    Call for Proposals: BC Wildfires

    Call for Proposals: BC Wildfires

    The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction’s Quick Response Research Program welcomes proposals related to the wildfires in British Columbia The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) is soliciting research proposals from social, behavioural and economic science researchers across Canada under its Quick Response Research program. They seek to encourage disaster risk reduction research in Canada. The […]

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    Webinar: Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making

    Webinar: Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making

    Check out this webinar from the Ecosystem-Based Management Tools Network: Completing and Using Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making: An Interdisciplinary Toolkit for Managers Tuesday, August 15 10-11 am PDT This new toolkit contains key tools and resources for planning and undertaking an ecosystem services assessment and the analyses that contribute to such an assessment. It […]

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    Webinar: Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation’s Electricity System

    Webinar: Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation’s Electricity System

    See this exciting webinar from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine: Report Release Webinar: Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation’s Electricity System Thursday, July 20 2:00 pm ET Electricity is fundamental to the United States’ health, safety, and economy. However, extreme weather events, earthquakes, cyber attacks, and other threats have the potential to cause […]

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    Webinar: The Science, Business, and Education of Sustainable Infrastructure

    Check out the next webinar offered by the Security & Sustainability Forum: The Science, Business, and Education of Sustainable Infrastructure: Building Resilience in a Changing World Thursday, July 19 1:15 – 2:45 pm EDT Systems thinking and a sustainability framework can serve to effectively guide investment in natural, built, cyber, and social infrastructure.  The trifecta […]

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    Still Creek: Lost and Found Performance

    Still Creek: Lost and Found Performance

    Community arts group Still Creek Arts Society is one of the groups working to restore the natural habitat of Still Creek. This Sunday, join them for a special performance about this beautiful place: Still Creek: Lost and Found Sunday, July 2 12:30 – 2:30 pm Renfrew Ravine Labyrinth Free for youth under 25; $10-$20 donation […]

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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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