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(October 26) PICS is Hiring!

(October 26) PICS is Hiring!

PICS is hiring both an Associate Director and a Researcher in Residence, Negative Emissions Technology. Ged McLean, the Associate Director of PICS for the past two years has been a driving force behind envisioning and implementing the new PICS strategic research agenda. This includes the launch of their new Opportunity Projects and $1M Theme Partnership […]

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(October 28) Event - From NYC to YVR: New York's Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

(October 28) Event – From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

Despite being surrounded by water, Vancouver doesn’t have a comprehensive waterfront plan. This November, City Council will vote on a number of motions that impact our water and so it’s the perfect time to hear from Roland Lewis, President of the NYC’s Waterfront Alliance. New York established a comprehensive planning model for its waterfront to […]

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(October 22) Just how many trees should we plant to stay under 1.5 degrees? Two ecologists have an idea.

(October 22) Just how many trees should we plant to stay under 1.5 degrees? Two ecologists have an idea.

In the latest IPCC Report, the panel recommends adding 1 billion hectares of forest to limit global warming by 1.5°C by 2050. Ecologists Jean Francois Bastin and Tom Crowther and their co-authors wanted to figure out whether today’s earth could support that many extra trees – and where they might go. The ecologists are researchers at […]

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(November 8) Lecture: Mobilizing Finance for Climate-Resilient Greener Growth through Water Sector Interventions

(November 8) Lecture: Mobilizing Finance for Climate-Resilient Greener Growth through Water Sector Interventions

On November 8th, Laila Kasuri, a development practitioner and engineer will provide a comprehensive overview of climate-resilient growth and discuss the role that water plays in the green economy. In particular, Laila will discuss some of the limits of a mitigation-based approach to achieving sustainability and highlight the importance of adaptation in achieving climate-resilient growth through interventions in the […]

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(October 31) Webinar: The Benefits of Salmon Safe Development

(October 31) Webinar: The Benefits of Salmon Safe Development

Salmon-Safe B.C. is one of Canada’s first and only certification programs linking land management practices with the protection of urban watersheds. By adopting Salmon-Safe standards, developers, landowners, and property managers can help protect salmon habitat and water quality. This webinar is the second in a three-part Introduction to Salmon-Safe Certification for Urban Development webinar series. The Benefits of […]

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(October 17) ACT Report: Paying for Urban Infrastructure Adaptation in Canada

(October 17) ACT Report: Paying for Urban Infrastructure Adaptation in Canada

ACT has released an updated report: Paying for Urban Infrastructure in Canada: An Analysis of Current and Emerging Economic Instruments for Local Governments.  This report updates and supplements ACT’s 2015 report Paying for Urban Infrastructure Adaptation in Canada: An Analysis of Existing and Potential Economic Instruments for Local Governments. While governments of all levels have made […]

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(November 6) Climate Change and its Effects in our Communities

(November 6) Climate Change and its Effects in our Communities

On November 6, 2019 join the conversation about how climate change will impact communities. The Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) is hosting a full day workshop that will be focused on how professionals have accounted climate change as part of their design. The workshop will be followed by an informal networking event hosted by the […]

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(Apply Now) Climate Adaptation & Resilience Specialist

(Apply Now) Climate Adaptation & Resilience Specialist

Climate Adaptation & Resilience Senior Analyst, Sustainable Finance Location: London or New York preferred Reporting to: Head of Sustainable Finance Analytics & Research, S&P Global Ratings Key Roles and Responsibilities This role is responsible for coordinating and leading our research and application of climate adaptation and resilience analytics in S&P Global Ratings as developed by […]

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