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Institution of Civil Engineers 2010 Americas Convention

Institution of Civil Engineers 2010 Americas Convention June 3~5, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada Engineers @ the Heart of Society: Collaborating + Innovating for Our Common Future Westin Wall Centre 3099 Corvette Way, Richmond, BC V6X 4K3 Thursday 3rd June – Welcome Reception Friday 4th June – Conference & Gala Dinner Saturday 5th June – Tours […]

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ACT’s Deborah Harford to speak at Projecting Change Film Festival

ACT’s Deborah Harford to speak at Projecting Change Film Festival

ACT’s Executive Director Deborah Harford will be speaking at the Projecting Change Film Festival. “The Great Squeeze: Surviving the Human Project” directed by Christophe Fauchere, will be playing at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas Saturday, April 24 at 2:30pm. For tickets and more information, visit the Projecting Change Film Festival Website here. Saturday, April 24, 2:30pm […]

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PICS Presents: New Approaches to Global Climate Change Governance

PICS Presents: New Approaches to Global Climate Change Governance

Presented by: Dr. Andreas Rechkemmer Tuesday, May 4 2010, 10:30 am – 12:00 noon Social Sciences & Mathematics Bldg. Room A110, University of Victoria Live Web Stream: http://www.pics.uvic.ca/broadcast.php This lecture will summarize the main components of the present climate change regime, in particular the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, as […]

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Vancouver Architect Company Studies Effects of Sea Level Rise

Vancouver’s Bing Thom Architects (BTA) has released a study on sea level rise in Vancouver. The City of Vancouver’s open-data catalogue is accessible via the web, and makes information about the Vancouver shorelines accessible to the public. BTA is using this data to study Vancouver coastlines, and possible implications for infrastructure when taking into account […]

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The Human Face of Climate Change: The Public Health Perspective

The SFU Faculty of Health Sciences and Climate Change Impacts Consortium invites you to a special talk by Dr. John M. Balbus – “The Human Face of Climate Change: The Public Health Perspective”. Tuesday May 3, 2010 9:30 – 10:30 am SFU Burnaby Campus Blusson Hall Room TBD John M. Balbus, MD, MPH,is a senior […]

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Kenya attempting mass relocation of species to combat drought-stricken country

Kenya attempting mass relocation of species to combat drought-stricken country

Kenya wildlife rangers are attempting a historic mass relocation of zebra and wildebeest across the country in an attempt to provide food for starving carnivores. Extreme drought in the region has caused many herbivores such as zebra and wildebeest to die, leaving little to no prey for hyenas and lions to feed on. The starving […]

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Pacific Climate Seminar Series: An Outside-the-Box Approach to Climate Change Negotiations – April 28, 2010

DATE:          Wednesday, April 28, 2010 TIME:          3:30 – 4:30 pm PLACE:        Social Sciences and Mathematics Bldg. Room A120, University of Victoria SPEAKER:   Dr. Barry Carin, Associate Director, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria and Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation TITLE:          An Outside-the-Box Approach to Climate Change Negotiations Abstract: There is little hope […]

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Sorry Canada, we’ve had to cancel winter…

Sorry Canada, but winter has been cancelled. There’s just no snow. It’s the first time no snowfall has been recorded in the city of Toronto since record keeping began in 1845, reports The Canadian Press. Toronto normally averages 40 cm of snow in March – the previous low in the city was 1.2 cm in […]

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