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Bob Sandford talks water policy with British Columbians on CBC Radio

Bob Sandford talks water policy with British Columbians on CBC Radio

ACT Water report author, Bob Sandford talked water policy with British Columbians on CBC Radio British Columbia’s BC Almanac Tuesday October 18. Listen to the podcast, which can be downloaded here, or from our News Clippings page. Catch Bob live this month: Toronto, Ontario – Monday, October 24 Waterloo, Ontario – Tuesday, October 25 Montreal, […]

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Climate Change Could be Expensive for Canada

Climate Change Could be Expensive for Canada

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) published an article discussing the economic impacts of climate change. Read the full article with recommendations and report. Unless global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are brought down and Canada invests in adaptation, the economic impacts of climate change on Canada could climb to billions of […]

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PICS News Scan for 11 October 2011

PICS News Scan for 11 October 2011

The PICS News Scan is a weekly summary of the major climate-change related science, technology, and policy advances of direct relevance to the BC provincial and Canadian federal governments and more generally to Canadian businesses, government and civil society. Download the News Scan for 11 October 2011 produced by ISIS, Sauder School of Business, University of […]

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ACT author’s national tour on Canadian water governance off to a strong start

ACT author’s national tour on Canadian water governance off to a strong start

The author of ACT’s new Climate Change Adaptation and Water Governance report, Bob Sandford, is travelling across Canada this Fall, talking to Canadians about water governance and what needs to be done in Canada to preserve and protect our most precious resource. Bob’s first two stops on his cross-Canada tour took place in Regina and […]

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The Importance of Communications in Mobilizing Adaptation Planning

The Importance of Communications in Mobilizing Adaptation Planning

by Tim Shah, ACT Intern As part of my research as an intern on the Water session with ACT, I have been researching municipalities that have utilized climate change adaptation strategies in water management. I want to share the story of one that provided a great example of how good communication can help mobilize action. […]

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PICS News Scan for 13 September 2011

PICS News Scan for 13 September 2011

The PICS News Scan is a weekly summary of the major climate-change related science, technology, and policy advances of direct relevance to the BC provincial and Canadian federal governments and more generally to Canadian businesses, government and civil society.  Download the News Scan for 13 September 2011 produced by ISIS, Sauder School of Business, University […]

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A message from Al Gore about 24 Hours of Reality

A message from Al Gore about 24 Hours of Reality

ACT has donated our FaceBook page and Twitter feed to broadcasting the 24 Hours of Reality. “Tomorrow, people from around the world will join hands to create 24 Hours of Reality. I hope you’ll join us. Together, we’re going to focus the world’s attention on the scope, scale and impact of the climate crisis. 24 […]

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Videos from Columbia Basin Trust

Videos from Columbia Basin Trust

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) supports efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations. Check out two great videos on their website: Communities Adapting to Climate Change: A Tale of Two Communities; and stories and views of […]

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