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    Earth Day Radio Interview  with ACT ED

    Earth Day Radio Interview with ACT ED

                      ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford did a radio interview for Earth Day 2016 on Roundhouse Radio, 98.3 Vancouver. Other guests were the David Suzuki Foundation’s ‘Queen of Green’ Lindsey Coulter and SFU Education professor Heesoon Bai who runs North America’s first Master of Education Degree program […]

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    ACT Submission to BC Climate Leadership Plan- Phase 2

    Below is ACT’s Submission to Phase 2 of BC’s Climate Leadership Plan consultation process. A PDF version of this submission is also available here. Consultation Opportunity on the Draft BC Climate Leadership Plan ACT, SFU Recommendations: Delivered April 4th, 2016  Preamble Given planned provincial investments in LNG, and reluctance across the country to implement a carbon […]

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    ACT ED Profiled in SFU Public Policy Magazine

    ACT ED Profiled in SFU Public Policy Magazine

    ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford was interviewed for the Winter issue of the SFU School of Public Policy Magazine. Deb discusses how ACT got started and how it has evolved since its inception. One exciting point is that climate change adaptation did not used to be a pressing concern for many in Canada, but with […]

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    Learn more about our new book, "The Climate Nexus: Water, Food, Energy, and Biodiversity in a Changing World"

    Learn more about our new book, “The Climate Nexus: Water, Food, Energy, and Biodiversity in a Changing World”

    ACT was pleased to release our new book: The Climate Nexus: Water, Food, Energy, and Biodiversity in a Changing World, by Jon O’Riordan & Robert William Sandford  Published by Rocky Mountain Books | $16 hardcover We held an event in Vancouver on December 3rd to launch this exciting book. Secure supplies of water, food and energy are […]

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    Twitter Chat: Building Resilient Cities

    Twitter Chat: Building Resilient Cities

    Please join Climatelinks and co-sponsors ICMA and 100 Resilient Cities onThursday, May 26 at 1pm, EDT for a Twitter chat about building urban resilience in vulnerable communities grappling with the existing and impending effects of climate change. More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas and this number continues to grow, with 1.2 million people migrating to cities […]

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    Webinar: Climate Change and the Energy Sector

      Check out the following webinar, offered by Natural Resources Canada: Energy and Climate Change Adaptation – How Industry Leaders Tackle the Challenge Wednesday, June 1st, 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET Join us to learn how industry leaders innovate in Canada, Iceland and South Africa! Adapting to Climate Change – State of Play and Recommendations […]

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    Global Learning Forum 2017: May 17-19 2017 in Vancouver

    Global Learning Forum 2017: May 17-19 2017 in Vancouver

    Join city, private sector, civil society leaders, and other leaders for Global Learning Forum 2017, a chance to advance the movement for 100% renewable energy in cities. Global Learning Forum 2017 May 17-19 2017 Vancouver, BC 400 leaders from 70 cities Save the date for this important event! Click here for more information. 

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    ICLEI Great Lakes Climate Adaptation Project

    ICLEI Great Lakes Climate Adaptation Project

    Climate change is already being experienced in communities throughout the Province of Ontario – flooding, extreme heat, changing water levels, and increased storms are only some of the impacts facing municipalities in Ontario and throughout Canada. Meaningful climate change responses draw on the skill-sets of many stakeholders and decision-makers, including municipal, provincial, and federal governments, private sector specialists, industry […]

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    Climate Interactive Trainings in Africa

    Climate Interactive Trainings in Africa

    Climate Interactive is launching a new effort to expand climate change awareness across Africa. With tools that have helped decision-makers and citizens worldwide, Climate Interactive will be supporting people in leading the World Climate Simulation. At these events, people become “climate negotiators” tasked with agreeing on a global climate agreement to limit climate change. In the last […]

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    Job Opportunity: Embark Program Manager

    Job Opportunity: Embark Program Manager

                          Embark is hiring for a Program Manager to lead their sustainability programming across SFU’s three campuses: Full time (30 hours/week) June 13, 2016- June 17, 2017 $20.68 per hour + 4% vacation pay The Program Manager is responsible for catalyzing a range of programming by […]

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    Watersheds 2016: Register Now

    Watersheds 2016: Register Now

    Registration is now open for Watersheds 2016: Building Capacity for Collaboration and Watershed Governance in British Columbia. Space is limited- register early, and take advantage of the reduced early-bird rate! Watersheds 2016 is a 1.5 day forum designed to build on learnings from Watersheds 2014. It will bridge and complement with the Living Waters Rally, an event to […]

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    FACTS Event: Biodiversity and Innovation

    FACTS Event: Biodiversity and Innovation

    You and invited to the conference FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks) “Biodiversity and Innovation” in partnership with the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and the Consulate General of France in Vancouver. This free public discussion will be held in the auditorium of the Beaty Museum on May 13th 2016 from 6.00pm, just a few days prior to theInternational Day for Biological […]

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