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(Mar 26) Climate change is a security threat. We must act now- The World Economic Forum

(Mar 26) Climate change is a security threat. We must act now- The World Economic Forum

For the third year in a row the Word Economic Forum has identified extreme weather events and the failure to meet climate change mitigation and adaptation targets as the greatest threats to business and industry. The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, is known for drawing attention to the need for climate action strategies that […]

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(Mar 28) Eco-Cultural Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

(Mar 28) Eco-Cultural Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

Tsleil-Waututh are the People of the Inlet and have used, occupied and governed the lands and waters of Burrard Inlet and surrounding watersheds since time out of mind. The lands, waters, and abundant resources of their territory have sustained Tsleil-Waututh for many generations. Tsleil-Waututh have noticed the complex and far-reaching impacts of climate change in […]

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(Mar 21) The Role of Complex Modeling in Climate Science: Research Seminar

(Mar 21) The Role of Complex Modeling in Climate Science: Research Seminar

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions and SFU’s Department of Geography will be hosting a research seminar on March 21st from 2:30pm-4:00pm PDT titled The role of complex modeling in climate science.  Description: When climate models first emerged some 40 years ago, it was unclear whether anything useful could be obtained from the necessarily crude representations […]

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(Mar 19) Incorporation of Climate Considerations: Transportation Infrastructure Design

(Mar 19) Incorporation of Climate Considerations: Transportation Infrastructure Design

Transport Canada hosts a webinar series entitled Transportation: Adapting to the Changing Climate. The objective is to build knowledge and capacity both within the department and the broader Canadian transportation sector on the impacts of a changing climate and adaptation solutions. The next webinar in the series is titled Incorporation of Climate Considerations: Transportation Infrastructure Design.  […]

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(Mar 12) SmartICE Sea Ice Monitoring and Information- Adapting to Climate Change Webinar

(Mar 12) SmartICE Sea Ice Monitoring and Information- Adapting to Climate Change Webinar

Transport Canada hosts a webinar series entitled Transportation: Adapting to the Changing Climate. The objective is to build knowledge and capacity both within the department and the broader Canadian transportation sector on the impacts of a changing climate and adaptation solutions. The next webinar, entitled SmartICE Sea Ice Monitoring & Information – Adapting to Climate Change, […]

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(Jan 23-24 2020) Call for Papers: 2nd Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

(Jan 23-24 2020) Call for Papers: 2nd Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

Call for Papers: 2nd Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa Nairobi, Kenya 23rd-24th January 2020 The 2nd SYMPOSIUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN AFRICA  is being organized by the University of Nairobi (Kenya), Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), the Research and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management” of the Hamburg University of Applied […]

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(Mar 13,25,27) CleanBC Telephone Town Halls

(Mar 13,25,27) CleanBC Telephone Town Halls

CleanBC will be hosting a series of Telephone Town Halls throughout March. They are looking to speak directly with up to 400,000 British Columbians on how the plan can work for them to make life more affordable and comfortable while cutting carbon pollution. There are four Telephone Town Halls, each focusing on a specific region […]

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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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