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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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(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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(October 16) Webinar: How big data can quantify community social risks - from neighborhood to country levels.

(October 16) Webinar: How big data can quantify community social risks – from neighborhood to country levels.

A series of webinars entitled the Local Climate Resilience Webinars Series covers planning, financing, and investment best practices towards climate resilience. The third webinar in this series: How Big Data can Quantify Community Social and Climate Risks – from neighbourhoods to country levels takes place on October 16th. This webinar will demonstrate how to use […]

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(Apply now) Environmental Innovators Award

(Apply now) Environmental Innovators Award

The Environmental Managers Association of BC (EMA of BC) has announced that submissions for its Environmental Innovators Award are open. This award is part of the EMA of BC’s annual workshop taking place on March 5th, 2020. Students of BC post-secondary institutions who are currently enrolled in an environmentally-related technology, undergraduate, graduate or legal program […]

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(February 19-21) Adaptation Canada 2020 Conference: Raising our Game on Resilience

(February 19-21) Adaptation Canada 2020 Conference: Raising our Game on Resilience

With a rise in global temperatures, we know Canada is already facing critical challenges and more are on the horizon. Together we’ll explore the latest on climate projections, impacts and opportunities for risk reduction.This conference is unique. The conference will feature keynote speakers Per Espen Stoknes and Sheila Watt-Cloutier, and will be an opportunity for […]

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