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    Taking Action on Green Resilience: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Synergies

    Taking Action on Green Resilience: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Synergies

      Taking Action on Green Resilience: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Synergies Climate change impacts are already causing environmental, social, health, and economic problems for Canadian communities, and these are projected to increase. There is widespread recognition that we must plan responses to these impacts (climate change adaptation), and that reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]

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    ACT Article in Latest Issue of Streamtalk

    ACT Article in Latest Issue of Streamtalk

    The latest issue of Streamtalk, the newsletter for stewards of salmonids and their habitat from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, includes an article on page 5 from ACT researcher Edward Nichol detailing ACT’s recent project on Still Creek. This report and other deliverables, released in June 2017, documents the restoration of Still Creek and the return of spawning salmon to […]

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    ACT Executive Director Appointed to Federal Adaptation Panel

    ACT Executive Director Appointed to Federal Adaptation Panel

    ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford has been appointed to the federal government’s Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results. This panel will help to define how to measure progress on federal, provincial, and territorial adaptation efforts in building Canada’s resilience to climate change. The panel will also help communicate to Canadians how the government […]

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    Watch the Video: Coastal First Nations Flood Stories

    On September 1, ACT co-hosted an event exploring Coastal First Nations flooding stories in relation to climate change and sea level rise. This event featured Squamish Chief Ian Campbell and Haida elder Captain Gold. Watch the video from the event now!   Also, make sure to check out the forthcoming events in our Planning for Sea Level […]

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    Report: Getting to 2050 - Citizen Recommendations

    Report: Getting to 2050 – Citizen Recommendations

    Today the report Getting to 2050: Citizen Recommendations was released. This report contains the results from the Citizen Dialogues on Canada’s Energy Future, a major initiative of the SFU Centre for Dialogue. The project marks the first ever cross-Canada deliberative dialogue where randomly selected citizens have advised the Government of Canada on energy policy. It was funded by […]

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    Contribute Your Ideas: Canada in a Changing Climate

    Contribute Your Ideas: Canada in a Changing Climate

    The Government of Canada has launched Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, the national assessment of how Canada’s climate is changing, the impacts of these changes and how we are adapting to reduce risk. The process to develop the assessment is an ongoing collaboration among subject-matter experts from a range of backgrounds. Together, […]

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    Webinar: Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability in Ontario’s Electrical Transmission Sector

    Join the Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CCACoP) for the following webinar: Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability in Ontario’s Electrical Transmission Sector Tuesday, December 5 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST With presentations by: Ian McVey, Ontario Climate Consortium Secretariat Joel R. Nodelman, Nodelcorp Consulting Inc. Simon Eng, Risk Sciences International This webinar will discuss the […]

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    Clean Energy Canada Job Postings

    Clean Energy Canada Job Postings

    Clean Energy Canada is hiring for two positions to grow their communications team! If you’re passionate about the climate and you’re an effective communicator, check these out! The preferred location for both positions is Clean Energy Canada’s Victoria, B.C., office but Vancouver-based candidates will also be considered. Both positions are open until filled. Job posting: Director of Communications […]

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    Blue Ecology: A Workshop on Interweaving First Nations Cultural Knowledge & Western Science

    Blue Ecology: A Workshop on Interweaving First Nations Cultural Knowledge & Western Science

    Blue Ecology: A Workshop on Interweaving First Nations Cultural Knowledge & Western Science  November 28, 2017 Radisson Hotel, Richmond Register now! . The flood, drought and fire extremes of 2017 provide both the backdrop and a focus for the Blue Ecology Workshop on November 28th in Richmond. It need not be doom and gloom. There is hope for future […]

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    Climate Change: Legal Risk and Opportunities for Professionals

    Climate Change: Legal Risk and Opportunities for Professionals

    Event in Victoria: Climate Change – Legal Risk and Opportunities for Professionals  Professionals whose practice areas are affected by climate change need to consider how they will respond in order to provide good service to clients, maintain public confidence in their profession, and minimize legal risk. Similarly, those who rely on professionals for advice should […]

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    City of Vancouver Sea Level Rise StoryMap

    City of Vancouver Sea Level Rise StoryMap

    The City of Vancouver has launched a new resource this year – a crowdsourcing tool to document high tide shoreline photos. What is it? A mobile-enabled website that allows citizens to contribute to our shared knowledge about the shoreline. The City is inviting citizens to capture photos of the shoreline at high tide and upload them […]

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    Event: More Equitable Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in a More-Than-Human World

    If you’re in the Prince George area, check out this interesting upcoming event. A webcast is available as well. More Equitable Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in a More-Than-Human World Friday, November 17 3:30 pm Room 8-164 at UNBC main campus, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC Climate change is a threat to ecosystems and human […]

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