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    Acclimatise: Climate Change Resilience in Europe – A snapshot of the private sector

    The CDP report “Climate Change Resilience in Europe” provides actionable insight for businesses and serves as an invaluable tool to facilitate informed decision making by business leaders, governments and policy makers across Europe. The report’s key findings include: – Businesses identify two climate risks by climate change for every one opportunity (responding companies identified 780 [...]

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    Look on bright side of climate change, says IPCC report author

    Doom and gloom about the impacts of climate change risks preventing effective action being taken to tackle it, one of the lead scientists in a major UN report into the impacts of global warming has said. Chris Field, co-chairman of the working group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), called for more positivity [...]

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    Monster El Nino Emerging From the Depths: Nose of Massive Kelvin Wave Breaks Surface in Eastern Pacific

    We are observing an extraordinarily powerful Kelvin Wave, one that was likely intensified by factors related to human global warming, traveling across the Pacific. It appears to be an epic event in the making. One that may be hotter and stronger than even the record-shattering 1997-98 El Nino. What this means is that we may [...]

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    Preparing Your Coast for a Changing Climate: Tools and Lessons Learned // Préparer votre côte aux changements climatiques : outils et leçons

    Preparing Your Coast for a Changing Climate: Tools and Lessons Learned  Webinar March 24, 2014 11:00am – 12:30pm Natural Resources Canada is sponsoring a webinar on tools and lessons learned on the Coast featuring tools and resources from BC. Presenters include: Sarah O’Keefe, Climate Change Advisor, and Thomas White, Climate Adaptation & Science Manager, British Columbia (B.C.) Ministry of the [...]

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    “Resilient Rhode Island Act” introduced to protect from Sea Level Rise

    “Rhode Island is particularly vulnerable to climate change, and well-positioned to become a global leader in expertise and technology to help communities and businesses become resilient to the changing world,” Rep. Handy (D-Dist. 18, Cranston), who is chairman of the House Environment Committee, said. “If we act now, it will both bring more certainty to families [...]

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    Livable Cities Forum 2014: LAST CHANCE TO SAVE! Plus bonus extension on hotel discount!

    Final week to save on registration! Rates go up on Friday March 14th!  Register now! Current rates March 14 to Apr 2 Conference Fee $650 $825 ICLEI Members $575 $750 BARC or RC4A participants $575 $750 Student $575 $750 Speaker $250 $450 The Livable Cities Forum has something for everyone!  Join us in Vancouver at the [...]

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    ACT Executive Director To Moderate GLOBE 2014 Food/Water Security Session

    ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford will moderate the session on Food and Water Security in a Changing World at 2:45pm on March 27th at the GLOBE 2014 Conference. Panelists are: Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, Stockholm Water Institute; Marco Ferroni, Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture; Tim Brown, Chairman, President & CEO, Nestle Waters North America; [...]

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    DANISH CAPITAL ADAPTS SUCCESSFULLY TO CHANGING CLIMATE

    Danish capital Copenhagen receives INDEX: Award 2013 for the city’s climate adaptation plan, a plan that provides a unique and robust framework for a massive influx of sustainable design solutions in the future. Read more about the city’s Climate Adaptation Plan here.  

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