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(Now - January 10) Have Your Say. Climate Ready BC: Preparing Together

(Now – January 10) Have Your Say. Climate Ready BC: Preparing Together

Have your say on B.C.’s Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy Climate change is already impacting communities across British Columbia. We’ve seen record wildfires, extreme weather, increased drought and more frequent flooding. That’s why the government’s CleanBC plan commits the Province to develop a Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy to help ensure that communities across B.C. […]

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(November 14) You, Me & CleanBC: A Dialogue for Young Leaders on Climate Action.

(November 14) You, Me & CleanBC: A Dialogue for Young Leaders on Climate Action.

Join the SFU Centre for Dialogue on Thursday November 14 for the event You, Me & CleanBC: A Dialogue for Young Leaders on Climate Action. This event will be a dialogue about the collective climate action needed in BC and an opportunity to learn more about current youth-led and provincial government-led climate initiatives. Attendees can hear […]

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(November 20) Vacancy Announcement: Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Pacific Water Research Centre, SFU

(November 20) Vacancy Announcement: Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Pacific Water Research Centre, SFU

The Pacific Water Research Centre in the Faculty of Environment at Simon Fraser University is hiring a post-doctoral researcher (PDR). The PDR will play a leading role in a tri-national project on methodologies for costing of flood impacts in Canada, Mexico and the United States. The main objective of this project, approved and funded by […]

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(October 30) - We’re way past the point of preventing climate change, it’s time to adapt

(October 30) – We’re way past the point of preventing climate change, it’s time to adapt

A recent University Affairs magazine article has a title to make you pause: We’re way past the point of preventing climate change, it’s time to adapt. The article clearly marks the transition from a world in which we thought we could prevent warming above a degree, to a world where we are no longer in […]

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(October 29) New Report: Ahead of the Storm: Developing Flood-Resilience Guidance for Canada’s Commercial Real Estate

(October 29) New Report: Ahead of the Storm: Developing Flood-Resilience Guidance for Canada’s Commercial Real Estate

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation announces their latest report entitled: “Ahead of the Storm: Developing Flood-Resilience Guidance for Canada’s Commercial Real Estate.”  As the commercial real estate industry strives to minimize its exposure to flood risk, this report provides a concise list of flood-resilience measures that can reduce the potential for property damage, business disruptions, […]

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(October 29) Tapped Out: A Special Report on Water Scarcity and Water Solutions in British Columbia

(October 29) Tapped Out: A Special Report on Water Scarcity and Water Solutions in British Columbia

British Columbia’s climate has changed. 2015 is Year 5 of a new climate reality that is defined by recurring extremes. Floods, drought, forest fires and windstorms – all are happening within the same year, and year after year. Summers are longer and drier; winters are warmer and wetter. As a consequence, the seasonal water balance […]

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(December 2-3) The 4th Annual BC Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research Workshop

(December 2-3) The 4th Annual BC Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research Workshop

Registration is now open for the Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research provincial workshop taking place December 2-3, 2019 in Kelowna, BC. The 4th annual provincial workshop hosted by the BC Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research Network including: An afternoon of applied research sessions with BC researchers and producers discussing practices they have been testing in the field to improve soil health, store carbon, reduce […]

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(October 27) Low Carbon Resilience Interventions: Case Studies at the Building, Neighbourhood and Community Levels

(October 27) Low Carbon Resilience Interventions: Case Studies at the Building, Neighbourhood and Community Levels

ACT LCR InterventionsOctober 27 marks the release of ACT’s latest report: Low Carbon Resilience Interventions: Case Studies at the Building, Neighbourhood, and Community Levels. A compilation of comprehensive LCR interventions and associated case studies, this report gives readers a robust understanding of practical LCR application in communities.  While mitigation and adaptation have often been planned […]

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