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Call for Nominations of Canadian Experts – Scoping Meeting for the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)

Call for Nominations of Canadian Experts – Scoping Meeting for the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)

Call for Nominations of Canadian Experts – Scoping Meeting for the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) Deadline: October 27th 2016 This is a call for nominations of Canadian experts to be considered for participation in the scoping meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). The scoping meeting will be held tentatively during […]

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Resilient-C Online Platform: Planning for coastal hazard risk reduction and climate adaptation

Resilient-C Online Platform: Planning for coastal hazard risk reduction and climate adaptation

MEOPAR and UBC presents: RESILIENT-C ONLINE PLATFORM: Planning for coastal hazard risk reduction and climate adaptation You are invited to participate in our next webinar introducing the Resilient-C platform. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the Resilient Coasts Canada Platform, including how to use it for coastal risk reduction and climate change adaptation […]

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Canadian Water Research Society Undergraduate Water Essay Prize

Canadian Water Research Society Undergraduate Water Essay Prize

Canadian Water Research Society Undergraduate Water Essay Prize The CWRS is announcing its inaugural student water essay contest. The essay winning first prize will receive $2000. Canadian Water Research Society (CWRS) is a British Columbia based provincially incorporated Society with federal Canadian charitable tax status. CWRS thinks globally, acts locally and conducts applied research in the areas of […]

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Metro Vancouver Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference

Metro Vancouver Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference

                    Join Metro Vancouver for the Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference, November 3rd at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Featuring leaders at the intersection of science, politics and economics, this years’ conference will showcase thought leadership and best practices from across the globe as well as our […]

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Free Event: Engaging Citizens on Climate Change with Powerful Digital Media

Join the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) and the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP) for a free event in Vancouver: Cool Tools for a Warming World: Engaging Citizens on Climate Change with Powerful Digital Media Thursday, October 13th 7:00 – 8:30 pm HSBC Hall, Room C680, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St This […]

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Two New Adaptation Projects in the Okanagan

Two New Adaptation Projects in the Okanagan

The Okanagan Regional Adaptation Strategies plan was released in July and the first two projects are underway to strengthen the agriculture sector’s resilience to climate change in the region. 1) Agriculture Drought Status Outreach Project As summers become warmer and drier, agricultural water users have a growing need for timely and accurate information about the status of local […]

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Carbon Talk with ACT's Deborah Harford: Low Carbon Resilience

Carbon Talk with ACT’s Deborah Harford: Low Carbon Resilience

ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford presented at SFU’s Carbon Talks on September 27th 2016. The video of this presentation is now online. In the presentation, Deb explores the concept of lowcarbon resilience and outlines some of the conclusions in ACT’s recent report, Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada. Following the presentation, audience members […]

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Presentations Online from 2016 Livable Cities Forum

Presentations Online from 2016 Livable Cities Forum

The 2016 Livable Cities Forum took place September 12-14 in Halifax, and all presentations given at the Forum are now online. In addition to other exciting and innovative sessions, Senior ACT Researcher Edward Nichol delivered two important presentations at the conference. Click below to see his presentations on:   Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change […]

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