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Seminar: Cumulative carbon emissions budgets consistent with 1.5 °C global warming

Thursday, April 13 2:00 – 3:00 pm Room RCB 7100, Robert Brown Hall, SFU Burnaby Campus Join us for this research seminar with Nathan Gillett, co-hosted by the Climate Research Lab, Simon Fraser University and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions. The Paris Agreement commits ratifying parties to pursuing efforts to limit the global temperature increase […]

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Seminar: Health Impacts of Extreme Heat and Adaptation

Seminar: Health Impacts of Extreme Heat and Adaptation

Wednesday, April 19 10:00 – 11:00 am SFU Blusson Hall 10800, Burnaby Campus No pre-registration needed. Exposure to extreme heat is a recognized threat to public health. In the United States, more people die of heat-related causes each year than of all other natural disasters combined. Furthermore, periods of extreme heat are expected to become […]

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Webinar: Can clean energy thrive in the Trump era?

Webinar: Can clean energy thrive in the Trump era?

On April 27, Clean Energy Canada is hosting a free webinar to explore the latest data on clean energy development trends globally, and what the Trump administration’s energy agenda means for international and North American clean energy opportunities. Thursday, April 27 2 pm ET/ 11 am PT    As Canadian clean energy companies look to […]

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Recruitment: International Centre for Environmental Management

Recruitment: International Centre for Environmental Management

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT ICEM – International Centre for Environmental Management is an award-winning independent technical service centre that assists government, private sector and communities to define and implement policies for sustainable development. Established in 1999, ICEM has its regional headquarters in Hanoi and is staffed by full-time international and national technical and administrative personnel. ICEM works […]

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Understanding the Changing Legal Climate:  Canadian Climate Law for Engineers

Understanding the Changing Legal Climate: Canadian Climate Law for Engineers

Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Certification Course Continuing Professional Development Short Course Climate change is here. It has already had a serious impact on our infrastructure, economy and environment; and its future impacts will only grow with time. Mitigation efforts may slow the rate of change, but are unlikely to reverse the trend. The majority of […]

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Call for Abstracts: SFU Climate and Energy Research Day

Call for Abstracts: SFU Climate and Energy Research Day

The biennial SFU Climate and Energy Research Day will take place on April 27, 2017 at the SFU Burnaby Campus.  The event is hosted by SFU’s Office of the Vice-President, Research and International, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, SFU Climate Futures Initiative, Climate Change Impacts Consortium and the Pacific Water Research Centre. The 2017 Research […]

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Webinar: Biophillic Cities, Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning

Register now for this free webinar from the Security & Sustainability Forum: Biophillic Cities, Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning Tuesday, May 9, 2017 10:15 am – 11:45 am PDT The “greening” of cities can focus on everything except nature, emphasizing such elements as public transit, renewable energy production, and energy efficient building systems. […]

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New paper: Collaborative adaptation in Africa and Asia

New paper: Collaborative adaptation in Africa and Asia

Check out this new paper, published in Regional Environmental Change, focusing on collaboration in adaptation research: A reflection on collaborative adaptation research in Africa and Asia Abstract: The reality of global climate change demands novel approaches to science that are reflective of the scales at which changes are likely to occur, and of the new forms […]

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