Adaptation Community

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Funding Opportunity: EcoAction Community Funding Program

Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) EcoAction Community Funding Program is now accepting applications for funding for new projects until December 12, 2016. Funding is available for 2017-18 projects that address the program areas of Climate Change, Clean Air, Clean Water and Nature. This year preference will be given to projects that support ECCC’s climate change […]

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Event: Dispersed Adaptation to Climate Change

Check out this upcoming event in Victoria, and live webcast for those in other locations: ‘Dispersed Adaptation’ to Climate Change: The Heritage Potato Crop-Climate Project Wednesday, November 30th 3:30 pm Room 002, University House 1, University of Victoria, 2489 Sinclair Rd Climate change threatens Canadian and global food security. Heritage varieties are disappearing at an […]

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Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

Thursday November 23rd 12:00 – 1:00 pm BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS Building, 2260 West Mall, UBC How does the City of Vancouver’s household greenhouse gas emissions compare to those in other cities across Canada? Does our greenest city out-perform other metropolitan areas, or not? What accounts for differences amongst cities’ household emission? Which cities perform […]

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Communications & Engagement Job Opportunities

Check out these two job opportunities from SFU Public Square and Langara College: Volunteer Coordinator SFU Public Square Full time, 35 hours/week Deadline: November 23rd As the Volunteer Coordinator, you will be a key supportive member and will work closely with others on the SFU Public Square team to deliver SFU Public Square activities and […]

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Workshop: Resilient Infrastructure in a Changing Climate

Workshop: Resilient Infrastructure in a Changing Climate

Save the date: Resilient Infrastructure in a Changing Climate Thursday, February 9th 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Prince George The Fraser Basin Council and Engineers Canada are hosting a workshop on infrastructure adaptation to climate change. This introductory workshop will address the future climate trends for the Upper Fraser region and how these trends will impact infrastructure. […]

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Webinar: Bringing Together Communities, Businesses and Governments to Tackle Flood Risk

Webinar: Bringing Together Communities, Businesses and Governments to Tackle Flood Risk

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) is pleased to announce the following webinar: FloodSmartCanada – Bringing Together Communities, Businesses and Governments to Tackle Flood Risk Tuesday, November 29th 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Presenter: Shawna Peddle (Director, Partners for Action, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo) Flooding is the most common […]

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E-Dialogue: Changing the Conversation- Local Climate Action

E-Dialogue: Changing the Conversation- Local Climate Action

Monday November 28th 10:00 am – 11:30 am PST Data Collection and Analysis Update This conversation brings together the MC3 2.0 research team to discuss the second phase of the project. The first phase, MC3: Meeting the Climate Change Challenge, studied 11 local government climate innovators in British Columbia. As part of the second phase, […]

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Article: Adaptation, the Neglected Child of Climate Change

Article: Adaptation, the Neglected Child of Climate Change

The latest issue of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)’s magazine, Public Sector Management, includes a thought-provoking article on how governments manage and implement adaptation. John Godfrey, former Minister of Infrastructure under Prime Minister Paul Martin and current Special Advisor on Climate Change to the Government of Ontario, pens this article discussing the various […]

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