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(December 11) Adapting Mi’kmaq Communities of Prince Edward Island to Climate Change Impacts

(December 11) Adapting Mi’kmaq Communities of Prince Edward Island to Climate Change Impacts

Prince Edward Island First Nation Communities are very vulnerable to the impacts of sea level rise, coastal erosion and changing climatic conditions with many critical infrastructure components at risk to climate related events. This webinar will discuss the key elements for adaptation for these communities, such as climate change vulnerability assessments, adaptation planning, evaluation of the costs […]

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(December 3) Launch of En-Roads Climate Solution Simulator

(December 3) Launch of En-Roads Climate Solution Simulator

En-ROADS is a ground-breaking online climate simulator which provides users with an opportunity to explore pathways to address the global climate crisis, foster meaningful conversations, and precipitate change. The En-ROADS simulator, over ten years in the making, has been co-developed with system dynamics modelers and joint efforts from teams at the Climate Interactive and MIT Sustainability Initiative. […]

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(December 6) An Introduction to Climate Information for Decision Making: Pilot Presentation Webinar

(December 6) An Introduction to Climate Information for Decision Making: Pilot Presentation Webinar

Registration is now open for the Introduction to Climate Information for Decision Making Pilot Presentation Webinar. This webinar will introduce participants to a new PowerPoint presentation that will be available in February 2020 for public use. This presentation is being developed as part of a collaboration between the Canadian Centre for Climate Service (CCCS), Ouranos, […]

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(November 25) Defenders of Wildlife is Hiring a Climate Adaptation Policy Analyst

(November 25) Defenders of Wildlife is Hiring a Climate Adaptation Policy Analyst

Defenders of Wildlife is hiring a Climate Adaptation Policy Analyst! This professional-level position will contribute to Defenders of Wildlife’s strategic goal of ensuring effective climate change policies and practices to conserve wildlife, with a focus on animals and plants listed under the Endangered Species Act, key species and focal landscapes. The incumbent will engage with […]

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(November 22) Introducing the Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals Course for Professional Development

(November 22) Introducing the Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals Course for Professional Development

The Inspiring Climate Action: BC Professionals’ Adaptation Network project has released their first professional development course offering. Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals will run for four weeks and will be facilitated by Dr. Stewart Cohen, a contributing scientist to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Designed for members of Professional Associations across BC, this course will equip participants […]

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(November 21) Livable Cities Forum Highlights and Presentations Posted

(November 21) Livable Cities Forum Highlights and Presentations Posted

Highlights from this years Livable Cities Forum hosted co-hosted by ACT, ICLEI, SHIFT Collaborative, and the City of Victoria on October 28-30 have now been posted. Some of the highlights of this year’s event include: Over 350 North American delegates gathered to be a part of the conversation on building community resilience. More than 83 […]

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(November 22) Seminar on Sea Level Rise: Dr. Jeremy Fyke

(November 22) Seminar on Sea Level Rise: Dr. Jeremy Fyke

Join SFU’s Geography Department for a seminar on Sea Level Rise Projections with Coupled Global Ice-Sheet/Earth Systems Models. The seminar will be on Friday November 22, from 11-12 in RCB 6136. Sea level rise from ice sheets depends closely on interactions between ice sheets and the surrounding Earth system. These interaction determine how forcings to the […]

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(November 20) Salmon Matter Episode 1: the State of Salmon

(November 20) Salmon Matter Episode 1: the State of Salmon

Pacific salmon face tremendous challenges, and with climate change and habitat loss impacts, it can seem overwhelming. The real question most of us have is simple: how are Pacific salmon doing? The answer…. well, it’s complicated. 2019 had the lowest ever return rates for Lower Fraser Sockeye, says Jason Hwang, VP of Salmon with the […]

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