Community Events

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A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety (postponed)

A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety (postponed)

**Event postponed until further notice** On Tuesday, March 24th, join UBC Reads Sustainability to learn from author Sarah Jaquette Ray, as she presents her “existential toolkit” for the climate generation. Drawing on ten years’ experience leading and teaching in college environmental studies programs, Sarah has created an “existential toolkit” for the climate generation in her book A […]

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Climate Literacy 101: On a Path to Climate Success (postponed)

Climate Literacy 101: On a Path to Climate Success (postponed)

**This event has been postponed until further notice**   Are you concerned about climate change? Interested in understanding the climate system and learning effective climate action pathways? On March 17th, 2020 join EMBARK and PICS at SFU for Climate Literacy 101 – an event offering the opportunity to learn from and engage with leading climate science and policy […]

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The Heart of the Fraser: World Water Day Film Screening & Discussion

The Heart of the Fraser: World Water Day Film Screening & Discussion

  What better way to celebrate World Water Day on March 19th, 2020, than with a special screening of the award-winning film For the Love of Salmon (2018) and The Heart of the Fraser (2019). The Fraser watershed supports more salmon runs than any other river in the world. Both of these films call attention to the dire need […]

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Research Seminar: The Mental Health Impacts of the Climate Crisis

Research Seminar: The Mental Health Impacts of the Climate Crisis

The Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University will be welcoming Dr. David Pollack to share his research in a seminar on February 13th, The Mental Health Impacts of the Climate Crisis. Climate change has led to increased extreme weather events, intense heat, ocean acidification, air pollution, and biodiversity losses at alarming rates. While the physical […]

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Advancing Nature-Based Solutions: Panel and World Café

Advancing Nature-Based Solutions: Panel and World Café

Join us at our upcoming event, Advancing Nature-Based Solutions in Canada: a High-Level Panel and World Café. In partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Insurance Bureau of Canada, ACT is co-hosting a free event to explore nature-based solution in Canada on February 18th, 2020. This event seeks to assemble a diversity of voices […]

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Vancouver Island Symposium on Water Stewardship in a Changing Climate (postponed)

Vancouver Island Symposium on Water Stewardship in a Changing Climate (postponed)

**This event has been postponed until October 2020.** British Columbia’s Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) and Ecological Accounting Process (EAP) are encouraging local action on nature based solutions. Rather than continuing to attempt to do more with less, local governments have an opportunity to do things differently––and achieve better results––by including natural assets in asset management processes. Learn […]