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(Feb 20) We need a fresh approach to climate change migration. This is why

(Feb 20) We need a fresh approach to climate change migration. This is why

A fresh approach to “climate change migration” requires including the voices of those whose lives and homes are in the greatest danger. Global migration planning and policies must start with community-based, participatory research that can better prepare communities for both sudden and slow onset natural disasters associated with a changing climate. Carol Farbotko, a Human […]

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(Apr 26) 2019 Bullitt Environmental Fellowship Application

(Apr 26) 2019 Bullitt Environmental Fellowship Application

For graduate students in British Columbia, Washington State, or Oregon, the Bullitt Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2019 Bullitt Environmental Fellowship. The Foundation awards this two-year, $100,000 Fellowship annually to one graduate student who has overcome adversity, demonstrates strong leadership potential, and is focused on work to safeguard the natural environment by promoting […]

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(Mar 9) Beyond Climate Film Screening

(Mar 9) Beyond Climate Film Screening

Join David Suzuki and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) for a special screening and discussion of Ian Mauro’s latest film, Beyond Climate, during the University of Victoria Ideafest. Beyond Climate invites viewers to explore the climate impacts facing the places and people of British Columbia. After the screening, engage with panelists Suzuki, Mauro, […]

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(Mar 7) To Catch a Falling Sky: Sustainable First Nations' Futures

(Mar 7) To Catch a Falling Sky: Sustainable First Nations’ Futures

To Catch and Falling Sky is a series of public dialogues, hosted by SFU Faculty of Environment, Pacific Water Research Centre, and Science World British Columbia. The second talk of the series, March 7th (6pm-9pm), will focus on sustainable First Nations futures. The discussion will be moderated by Emilee Gilpin (Metis and National Observer journalist), […]

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(Mar 13) Communicating Climate Solutions and Measuring Progress Workshop

(Mar 13) Communicating Climate Solutions and Measuring Progress Workshop

On March 13th, join ICLEI Canada, Renewable Cities, and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for a free workshop focusing on communicating, implementing and measuring climate action. This workshop is intended for municipal staff, elected officials, public servants, academics, utilities, and NGOs. The workshop is divided into two parts (participation in both is not necessary): Part […]

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(Mar 6) The Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health on the Canadian Prairies

(Mar 6) The Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health on the Canadian Prairies

Join the Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC) for an online and in-person discussion on how climate change is impacting the mental health and well-being of communities on the Canadian Prairies. The forum will contain a mix of expert presentations on the topic and community case studies from both Indigenous communities and municipalities on the Prairies. […]

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(May 29) State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations Conference

(May 29) State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations Conference

Globally, cities are responsible for 75 per cent of energy consumption and an equivalent share of greenhouse gas emissions. A growing number of international bodies—including the IPCC, IEA, OECD and the Global Commission on Climate and Economy—have recognized not only the pivotal role of cities, but underscored the need for stronger collaborative governance. To successfully […]

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(Feb 27) Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation Webinar

(Feb 27) Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation Webinar

            Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar led by Transport Canada: Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation The webinar will focus on three federally-led climate initiatives of interest to the transportation sector: The transportation aspects of the Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure […]

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