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Save the Date: Flow and Grow Workshop

Save the Date: Flow and Grow Workshop

Flow and Grow: A workshop on how to respect ecosystem and cultural values, ensure food security, and build water-resilient communities  On November 29, at the Capri Hotel in Kelowna, the Partnership for Water Sustainability in British Columbia and the Irrigation Industry Association of British Columbia (IIABC) will co-host the 4th in their “Annual Year-End Water […]

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Postdoctoral Fellow Position: Traditional Knowledge Water Strategy

Postdoctoral Fellow Position: Traditional Knowledge Water Strategy

The Yukon Research Centre at Yukon College, Whitehorse, is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join their team for their project Chu äyì ätl?et (“The Water In Me”): Collaboratively Developing a Water Strategy for the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations’ Traditional Territory.  A postdoctoral fellow (PDF) is being recruited for this SSHRC?funded project, based on demonstrated […]

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The Dynamics of Climate Change: From the Political to the Personal

The Dynamics of Climate Change: From the Political to the Personal

Check out this important upcoming webinar: The Dynamics of Climate Change: From the Political to the Personal Wednesday, July 13th 12:00 pm ET How can we respond to climate change? Can we build an economy powered by clean, renewable energy in time? Does the agreement forged at the recent Paris climate conference (COP21) deliver us from catastrophe, […]

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LOW CARBON RESILIENCE: TRANSFORMATIVE CLIMATE CHANGE PLANNING FOR CANADA

Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada

Climate change is advancing at an alarming rate around the world. It is now more important than ever that we move ahead as fast as possible with emissions reduction (mitigation), while planning for resilience to the impacts that are already evident and projected to worsen (adaptation). However, these crucial pathways are still largely being considered […]

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Bob Sandford on 'The Current': Transnational Water Policy

Bob Sandford on ‘The Current’: Transnational Water Policy

Bob Sandford, ACT’s water policy adviser and co-author of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, appeared on CBC’s The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti today discussing international water policy and laws. Two municipalities along the Great Lakes – one Canadian and one American- are currently battling over access to water that crosses borders. Bob’s expertise focuses […]

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Climate Adaptation 2016 Australia Conference

Climate Adaptation 2016 Australia Conference

            Do you have friends in Australia? Tell them to check out the upcoming Climate Adaptation 2016 conference, July 5-7th in Adelaide. The NCCARF CSIRO Climate Adaptation conference (5-7 July) includes a diverse program of presentations, poster sessions, social and networking events.  International plenary speakers cover climate risks, coastal, health […]

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Webinar: Understanding Climate Change Risks in Canada’s Coastal Regions

Check out this upcoming NRCan webinar: Understanding Climate Change Risks in Canada’s Coastal Regions: From Infrastructure to Ecosystems Thursday, June 16th 1:00-2:30 pm ET Interactive Atlas on Sea Ice Hazards for Coastal Areas As the climate of the arctic is changing rapidly, the need for precise information on ice state is needed by a number […]

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Presentations from Adaptation Canada 2016 Now Online

Presentations from Adaptation Canada 2016 Now Online

Adaptation Canada 2016 was a 3-day national symposium on climate change adaptation, held April 12-14 2016 in Ottawa. Presentations from the conference are now online. Click here to download presentations in English, and click here to download presentations in French. ACT’s Executive Director Deborah Harford spoke at the April 14th morning panel on biodiversity. Check out […]

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