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Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

As climate change begins to have measurable effects, members of many professions are encountering challenges to established standards of practice and disruption of decision-making processes that are based on historical norms. Elevated risk of damages is also causing concern around topics such as liability and investment, as well as exposure to short- and long-term impacts […]

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Webinar: Lancet Countdown on Public Health and Climate Change

Webinar: Lancet Countdown on Public Health and Climate Change

Thursday, December 22nd 10:15 – 11:45 am PST The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is an international, multidisciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. Announced at COP 22, the Lancet Countdown will track progress on health and climate change. It follows on from the work of the 2015 Lancet […]

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Webinar: Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation in Mining

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) is offering the following upcoming webinar: An Assessment of the Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation in Mining Thursday, December 15th 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET A changing climate presents physical risks to mine infrastructure as mines are often located in challenging geographies that […]

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Job Posting: CEO at David Suzuki Foundation

The David Suzuki Foundation is hiring for a Chief Executive Officer. Are you a collaborative leader and outstanding relationship-builder, highly motivated to drive positive environmental change and policy in Canada? If so – we are delighted to share with you a unique and important opportunity. Head-quartered in Vancouver, BC, and founded in 1990, the David […]

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Call for Nominations: SFU President's Awards for Leadership in Sustainability

Call for Nominations: SFU President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability

The SFU Sustainability Office is accepting nominations for the Annual President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability (2017).   The President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability recognize members from Simon Fraser University’s faculty, staff and student community who demonstrate outstanding leadership in advancing the cause of sustainability within and/or beyond the University.  Award recipients share SFU’s commitment to engage leadership […]

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Carbon Talk: Is the Paris Agreement on Track?

Join in on the next Carbon Talks public dialogue at SFU: At COP21 last December, the Paris Agreement was unanimously adopted and charted a new course in the global response to climate change. In Marrakech this November, world governments came together for the first time since Paris for COP22 to discuss the implementation of the […]

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Workshops on Canada’s Environmental Assessment Review

Canada’s environmental assessment processes are broken. Be part of building a visionary new environmental assessment law that works for the environment and communities. An Expert Panel appointed by the federal government is coming to British Columbia this December to hear your views on how to reform Canada’s environmental assessment processes. West Coast Environmental Lew is […]

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Funding Opportunity: EcoAction Community Funding Program

Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) EcoAction Community Funding Program is now accepting applications for funding for new projects until December 12, 2016. Funding is available for 2017-18 projects that address the program areas of Climate Change, Clean Air, Clean Water and Nature. This year preference will be given to projects that support ECCC’s climate change […]

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