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Webinar: Innovations in Supply Chain Traceability

Webinar: Innovations in Supply Chain Traceability

Check out this intriguing webinar from the New York Academy of Sciences: Innovations in Supply Chain Traceability Tuesday, June 20, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST Presented by the Clinton Global Initiative and the New York Academy of Sciences According to the UN Global Compact, corporations rank supply chain practices as the biggest challenge to […]

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Job Posting: PICS Associate Director

Exciting opportunity for climate change work in Victoria! PICS (the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions) is hiring an Associate Director. Details below: Associate Director Location: University of Victoria campus, Victoria FTE: One-year term, full time Salary: commensurate with experience Closing date: July 5, 2017 POSITION SUMMARY The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) was established […]

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Biodiversity-Led Green Infrastructure: Phase 1 and Phase 2

Biodiversity-Led Green Infrastructure: Phase 1 and Phase 2

Climate change impacts such as flooding and extreme heat are projected to increase in British Columbia over the next few decades and will be extremely costly for cities to manage. As well, species are struggling to adapt to changing weather patterns and climate extremes combined with the impacts of human development. Planning for resilience while […]

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Re-energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future

Re-energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future

In Fall 2016, Natural Resources Canada commissioned Sustainable Canada Dialogues to produce an independent, scholarly report on the transition to low-carbon energy. The report was developed to examine how Canada could transition to low-carbon energy systems while remaining globally competitive.  Re-Energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future, provides independent academic input to Generation Energy, a […]

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Read Now: The Green Infrastructure Guide

Read Now: The Green Infrastructure Guide

Published in May 2007, The Green Infrastructure Guide remains an invaluable reference document for those who embrace a ‘design with nature’ philosophy. The Guide led directly to development of the Shared Responsibility Matrix which embodies a way-of-thinking that is timeless. The Guide illuminates the early history of green infrastructure implementation in British Columbia, serves as a […]

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Webinar: How Sustainable is our Global Climate Ethos?

The Security & Sustainability Forum presents: How Sustainable is our Global Climate Ethos? with Katharine Hayhoe and Alice Hill  Thursday, June 8 1:15 – 2:45 pm ET Building on decades of work across the globe by the public and private sectors, has a shared global climate ethos — a sense of collective commitment and common purpose — […]

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Transport Canada Adaptation Assessment

Transport Canada Adaptation Assessment

Transport Canada has released an adaptation assessment, now available online. The report, Climate Risks & Adaptation Practices for the Canadian Transportation Sector 2016, presents the current state of knowledge about climate risks to the Canadian transportation sector, and identifies existing or potential adaptation practices. The report includes six regional chapters and one urban chapter which reflect the […]

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Adaptation Report: Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group

Adaptation Report: Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group

The Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group (IBWG) of Canada’s Climate Change and Adaptation Platform has released a Adaptation State of Play report. The Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group (IBWG) was established by the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) and Engineers Canada, in consultation with Natural Resources Canada, in 2013 and is part of Canada’s […]

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