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Free Webinar: Drought in BC

Free Webinar: Drought in BC

Dealing with Drought – What Communities Need to Know Presented by: The BC Provincial Government Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resources August 11th, 2016 1:30 – 2:30 pm The drought of 2015 was the most severe in recent memory and impacted many communities across the province. Water suppliers were scrambling to manage water supplies […]

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Communications to Advance Canada’s Climate Commitment – Seeking Project Leader

Communications to Advance Canada’s Climate Commitment – Seeking Project Leader

Request for Proposals Communications to Advance Canada’s Climate Commitment – Seeking Project Leader Opportunity: The Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network (CEGN) is seeking a consultant to take on the role of Project Leader for a short-term initiative to develop and enhance communications activities in support of the achievement of Canada’s climate commitment. A strong track record […]

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Webinar: Resilient Coasts Canada Online Platform

Webinar: Resilient Coasts Canada Online Platform

From MEOPAR and UBC: RESILIENT-C ONLINE PLATFORM: Planning for coastal hazard risk reduction and climate adaptation Wednesday, August 10th: 11:00 AND 2:00.  This half-hour webinar will provide participants with an overview of the Resilient Coasts Canada Platform, including how to use it for coastal risk reduction and climate change adaptation planning. The hosts will demonstrate how to […]

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Job Openings at West Coast Environmental Law

Job Openings at West Coast Environmental Law

Our friends at West Coast Environmental Law are hiring for two positions: Environmental Lawyer 0.8-time Deadline: August 19th Click here for more information. The successful candidate will have good general experience in environmental and natural resources law in British Columbia, with Aboriginal law experience an asset. He or she will be familiar with the role […]

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What do young farmers in East Africa need to adapt to climate change?

What do young farmers in East Africa need to adapt to climate change?

A new research project, focusing on young farmers responding to climate change in East Africa, has some interesting results. This project comes from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, and is led by researchers from the University of Arizona. The project is called Youth Decision Making in Agricultural Climate Change Adaptation.  […]

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Job Opportunity: City of Vancouver Climate Policy Manager

Job Opportunity: City of Vancouver Climate Policy Manager

The City of Vancouver is hiring for an exciting position: Climate Policy Manager (Civil Engineer II) Application deadline: July 15th 2016 Position start date: August 5th 2016 Temporary full time The Climate Policy Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of Goals 2 and 9 of the Greenest City Action Plan; the Renewable City Strategy; […]

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Study Shows Difference 2 Degrees Would Make

Study Shows Difference 2 Degrees Would Make

There has been much talk globally about limiting global warming to 1.5°C instead of 2°C. This distinction might seem minor, so what difference would half a degree really make? According to new research from the European Geosciences Union, quite a bit. As NASA says: “[The study] found that the jump from 1.5 to 2 degrees—a third more […]

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Hazard Change Caused by Climate Change: Report Online

Hazard Change Caused by Climate Change: Report Online

On February 22, 2016, the Centre for Natural Hazard Research, in cooperation with Simon Fraser University’s ACT (Adaptation to Climate Change Team) and Natural Resources Canada, hosted a one-day workshop to initiate and stimulate a national discussion about weather-caused and weather-triggered hazards that are changing in a warming world. A report of this workshop is […]

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