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    New Report: Climate Change and Cities

    New Report: Climate Change and Cities

    The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) has finalized its Second Assessment Report on climate change and cities, and now presents its Summary Report for City Leaders. Read it here! This report summarizes the conclusions of the second assessment report, which includes the latest scientific research on climate change and cities. Mitigation and adaptation climate […]

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    ACT Article in Public Sector Digest: Low Carbon Resilience

    ACT Article in Public Sector Digest: Low Carbon Resilience

    The latest issue of Public Sector Digest includes an article from ACT! ACT’s Senior Researcher, Edward Nichol, writes about low carbon resilience in Canadian municipalities. He emphasizes how municipalities are at risk from a variety of current and future climate change impacts, and that these risks affect the built and social infrastructure within municipalities – the buildings, transportation […]

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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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    Webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies

    Webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies

    The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources is pleased to announce the following webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies Tuesday, January 30 1:00pm to 2:00pm ET . Presented by: Darren Swanson (associate of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, a consultant to the United Nations Development Group, and director of Novel Futures Corporation) . This webinar gives an […]

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    Webinar: Information and Funding for First Nations Climate Change Adaptation Planning

    Next in the Fraser Basin Council’s Retooling for Climate Change webinar series: Information and Funding for First Nations Climate Change Adaptation Planning Thursday, January 25 11:00 am – 1:00 pm PT This webinar provides an opportunity for communities to learn more about Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s First Nation Adapt Program and to gain a better understanding […]

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    Apply Now: Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

    Apply Now: Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

    Apply now to be a Canadian Science Policy Fellow with the BC Ministry of Agriculture: Project Title:  Understanding Barriers to and Determinants of Climate Change Adaptation Climate change is already impacting the agriculture sector in British Columbia. The BC Ministry of Agriculture and the BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative have made significant progress in […]

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    David Suzuki Fellowships: Deadline January 15

    David Suzuki Fellowships: Deadline January 15

    Do you know a scholar interested in helping Canada transition to a low-carbon future? If so, here’s an exciting opportunity: David Suzuki Fellowships! Three $50,000 (plus $5,000 for travel and professional development) fellowships are available: Climate change communications: The role of climate change communications to ignite the movement toward a lower-carbon future Indigenous knowledge and climate change: Integrating traditional Indigenous […]

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    2018 Bullitt Environmental Fellowship Application

    2018 Bullitt Environmental Fellowship Application

    The 2018 Bullitt Environmental Fellowship Application Opens January 1st! The Bullitt Foundation will start to accept applications for the Bullitt Environmental Fellowship beginning January 1st. Each year, one graduate student attending a university physically located in British Columbia, Washington State, or Oregon is selected for this prestigious award of $100,000, distributed over two years. Eligible candidates will have a strong […]

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    Abstracts Due: Melbourne Climate Adaptation Conferece

    Abstracts Due: Melbourne Climate Adaptation Conferece

    The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) in Australia is inviting abstracts for their Sixth National Climate Adaptation Conference, May 8-10 in Melbourne. Climate Adaptation 2018 is the major Australian forum focused exclusively on climate impacts and adaptation. In 2018, NCCARF is partnering with Engineers Australia to incorporate Practical Responses to Climate Change. Submit […]

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    Webinar: Forest Pathogens and Climate Change

    The Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) is pleased to announce the following webinar: Forest Pathogens: It’s not just trees that will respond to a changing climate Wednesday, January 10 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST Pathogens cause diseases of forest trees and the environment plays a critical role in regulating the disease process. It is expected that […]

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    Sierra Club BC Hiring Executive Director

    Sierra Club BC Hiring Executive Director

    JOB POSTING: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR About us Sierra Club of BC Foundation is a non-profit environmental and social justice organization whose mission is to defend British Columbia’s wilderness and ecosystems, within the urgent context of global climate change. We advocate for the responsible use of B.C.’s natural resources while promoting a modern, equitable economy that sustains […]

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