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Apply Now for Environment Grants

Apply Now for Environment Grants

                      Apply Now: Environment Grants from the Columbia Basin Trust  Do you have a project idea that will strengthen environmental well-being in the Columbia Basin? If so, you can apply to us now for a grant of $10,000 or less. We particularly wish to support […]

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Lunch and Learn: Climate Risk to Buildings- Targeting Climate Resilience

Lunch and Learn: Climate Risk to Buildings- Targeting Climate Resilience

The BC Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council is offering this lunch & learn opportunity on April 21st: Climate Risk to Buildings: Targeting Climate Resilience  Thursday April 21st 12:00-1:00 pm 1021 W Hastings St (MNP Tower), 7th Floor, Cordova Room As climate change progresses, using historic climate data and weather patterns as a means […]

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Workshop: Strengthening Resilience through Innovative Rainwater Management and Infrastructure Design

Workshop: Strengthening Resilience through Innovative Rainwater Management and Infrastructure Design

There are a few spots remaining for this upcoming workshop on rainwater management: April 13th, 2016 | 10am-12pm Coal Harbour Community Centre Vancouver Strengthening Resilience through Innovative Rainwater Management and Infrastructure Design You are invited to attend a 2 hour workshop on innovative approaches to rainwater management in the Pacific Northwest. During this workshop, participants will: -Hear […]

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Workshop: Integrating Climate Risk into Infrastructure Development

Workshop: Integrating Climate Risk into Infrastructure Development

This upcoming Engineers Canada workshop focuses on an important aspect of adaptation: ensuring infrastructure is resilient.     Integrating Climate Risk into Infrastructure Development Monday April 11th Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON This full-day workshop will cover background and use of Engineers Canada’s PIEVC tool that systematically assesses risks of current and future climate on public […]

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US and Canada: Advancing the Climate Change Agenda

US and Canada: Advancing the Climate Change Agenda

For those in the Ottawa area, check out this exciting upcoming event: US and Canada: Advancing the Climate Change Agenda Thursday April 7th 2:00-3:30 pm Room 4007, Faculty of Social Sciences building, University of Ottawa Sustainable Prosperity, in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada and the US Environmental Protection Agency, invites you to join […]

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Community Conversation Cafe: Sustainability & UBC

Community Conversation Cafe: Sustainability & UBC

Check out this event on how UBC is moving to a more sustainable university:

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Water and the Sacred: The Flow from Commodity to Gift

Water and the Sacred: The Flow from Commodity to Gift

If you are interested in a discussion about the privatization of water and water as a human right and sacred gift, this talk is for you. The Pacific Water Research Centre in the Faculty of Environment at SFU is pleased to invite you to a free public presentation and discussion presented by Dr. Stephen Scharper, […]

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Global Warming's Terrifying New Chemistry

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry

In a new piece in The Nation, Bill McKibben points out a major flaw in our discussions about emissions: we tend to focus on carbon dioxide, and leave out methane. “Because burning natural gas releases significantly less carbon dioxide than burning coal, CO2 emissions have begun to trend slowly downward, allowing politicians to take a bow. But […]

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