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Workshop: Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

Workshop: Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

The Capital Region District’s Climate Action Program (CAP) and Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP) have partnered with Engineers Canada to create a regionally-specific professional development workshop focusing on risk, resiliency, climate change and storm drainage networks (i.e. pipes and creeks). Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate Thursday. November 2 8:15 am […]

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Now Online: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

Now Online: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

On September 28, the Fraser Basin Council held a webinar on the legal implications of climate change for professionals. In this webinar, Zizzo Strategy spoke about climate change liability issues with a focus on case law and climate-related litigation related to negligence and class action lawsuits. The webinar also touched upon recent developments in corporate governance and disclosure […]

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Webinar: How Might Climate Change Affect Forest Growth and What Can We Do About It?

The Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) is pleased to announce the following webinar: How Might Climate Change Affect Forest Growth and What Can We Do About It? Tuesday, November 7 1:00-2:00 pm EST Presenter: Caren Dymond (Forest Carbon and Climate Change Researcher, Government of British Columbia) In this webinar, Caren will discuss the results of two different […]

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PICS Strategic Plan 2017-2022

PICS Strategic Plan 2017-2022

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) has released their Strategic Plan 2017/2022.  Over 100 people in the PICS community contributed to the creation of this plan. The document defines PICS’ vision, revised mandate, objectives and principles. It builds on the institute’s core competencies and sets the strategic research approach and governance direction for PICS. The […]

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ACT Article in Latest Issue of Streamtalk

ACT Article in Latest Issue of Streamtalk

The latest issue of Streamtalk, the newsletter for stewards of salmonids and their habitat from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, includes an article on page 5 from ACT researcher Edward Nichol detailing ACT’s recent project on Still Creek. This report and other deliverables, released in June 2017, documents the restoration of Still Creek and the return of spawning salmon to […]

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Postdoctoral Position: Hydroclimate Scientist

PCIC is seeking to hire a postdoctoral Hydroclimate Scientist.  Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC)  The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) was created to assess climate impacts in the Pacific and Yukon Region of Canada. The goals of the Consortium are to foster collaborative research, to strengthen the capacity to address regional climate change and variability, […]

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October 23: The Invisible City Film Screening

October 23: The Invisible City Film Screening

Millions of refugees are struggling to find a place to call home. Climate change will intensify this crisis as more and more people leave their homes to find habitable conditions or become displaced due to extreme weather. Join Simon Fraser University for a film screening of The Invisible City [Kakuma]. This film documents life in the Kakuma refugee camp […]

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Materials Available from Livable Cities 2017

Materials Available from Livable Cities 2017

The 2017 Livable Cities Forum took place in Victoria, BC September 18th-20th. The LCF2017 Program explored building low carbon, resilient communities. Presentations are now online. Visit the Program Page and scroll through the online schedule. Click on the presentation links in each session to see presentations! There is also a Storify of Tweets and photo highlights of the event […]

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