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Government of Alberta: Climate Leadership Plan Jobs

Government of Alberta: Climate Leadership Plan Jobs

            The Government of Alberta is hiring for a number of positions in their Climate Change Office, focusing on their provincial Climate Leadership Plan. Available positions include: Director, Adaptation and Energy Efficiency –> Deadline: June 10 Policy Coordinator –> Deadline: June 7 Project Engineer –> Deadline: June 7 Director, Emissions […]

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Agriculture and Food Security: Enabling the Planning Practitioner

Agriculture and Food Security: Enabling the Planning Practitioner

The PIBC South Coast Chapter will be exploring the challenges and opportunities facing planners and local decision makers working with the agriculture sector and facilitating food security in their communities. Throughout BC, people and agriculture have converged, often experiencing land use conflict or concerns between farm & non-farm uses. However, the proximity (and diversity!) of […]

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Webinar: The Status of the Circular Economy

Another intriguing webinar offered by the Security & Sustainability Forum: The Status of the Circular Economy Tuesday June 21st, 1:15-2:45 pm ET The Circular Economy is more than minimizing waste generation.  It is a “cradle to rarely reaching the grave” approach to the economy and human activity. CE concepts rest on comprehensive approaches to closing loops, thus […]

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Webinar: Integrated Land Use

Check out this upcoming webinar offered by the Security & Sustainability Forum: Integrated Land Use: What Do Individuals and Societies Need From Landscapes?  June 2nd, 2016 1:15- 2:45 pm The ongoing extensification of agriculture is leading to historically unprecedented tradeoffs between food production and other ecosystem services such as biodiversity, non-timber forest products, landscapes aesthetics, […]

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Fraser Basin Council Report Released: BC Floods Risky, Costly

Fraser Basin Council Report Released: BC Floods Risky, Costly

The Fraser Basin Council released their report on flood risk in British Columbia, including their assessment of the state of the province’s diking system. From CTV News: “The Fraser Basin Council says a major flood along the coast or the Fraser River could be the most costly natural disaster in Canadian history, with potential losses of […]

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Carbon Talk: Lessons from Germany on Effective Municipal Climate Leadership

Effective Climate Leadership in Cities: Lessons from Germany Germany is known for its ambitious national energy policies, but its cities are also home to some important innovations. We all know about the Copenhagens and Oslos of the world that are leaders in climate action, but those big names are not the only ones forging ahead […]

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Engineers Canada Training Events on Climate Change

Engineers Canada Training Events on Climate Change

Register today for these Engineers Canada Training Events on Climate Issues: This June, Engineers Canada will be hosting two training events to help engineers adapt to a changing climate. Both are offered in the National Capital Region over consecutive days and can be taken individually or together. Each are a step toward achieving an Infrastructure […]

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Alberta Government Considering Climate Change in Emergency Preparedness

Alberta Government Considering Climate Change in Emergency Preparedness

In a new business plan for Alberta’s Municipal Affairs Ministry, climate change is discussed as a factor threatening more extreme weather and emergency events. It’s good to see the province take steps to improve their emergency preparedness based on climate science. From The Calgary Herald: “The 2016-19 business plan for the Municipal Affairs Ministry, released with […]

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