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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

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

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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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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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

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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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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