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New paper: Collaborative adaptation in Africa and Asia

New paper: Collaborative adaptation in Africa and Asia

Check out this new paper, published in Regional Environmental Change, focusing on collaboration in adaptation research: A reflection on collaborative adaptation research in Africa and Asia Abstract: The reality of global climate change demands novel approaches to science that are reflective of the scales at which changes are likely to occur, and of the new forms […]

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Summer Student Job: Flood Adaptation Research and Writing Assistant

The Fraser Basin Council is hiring a summer student to assist on their Regional Flood Management Strategy. Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, this position undertakes research to support the integration of climate adaptation into river and coastal flood management infrastructure, policies and practices in BC’s Lower Mainland. This is part of a larger initiative to […]

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Book Launch: Downstream - Reimagining Water

Book Launch: Downstream – Reimagining Water

Downstream: Reimagining Water  6 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 READ Bookstore, Emily Carr University of Art & Design 1399 Johnston St., Granville Island unceded Coast Salish territories This anthology brings together artists, writers, scientists, scholars, environmentalists, and activists who understand that our shared human need for clean water is crucial to building peace and good […]

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Carbon Talk: Implementing the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:30 – 1:30 pm Room 7000, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings St In December 2016, the Prime Minister and Premiers announced a national plan to grow the economy, meet its emissions reduction targets under the Paris Agreement, and adapt to a changing climate: the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and […]

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Webinar: Stormwater Infrastructure and Extreme Precipitation

Check out this upcoming webinar from the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR): Planning for Extreme Precipitation: Assessing Alternatives for Stormwater Infrastructure Resiliency Wednesday, March 22 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Presenters: Peter Nimmrichter (Associate & Climate Change Specialist in Water Resources with Amec Foster Wheeler) and Marvin Ingebrigtsen (Infrastructure Planning & […]

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Harcourt and Robertson: Two Mayors Reflect on Vancouver Past, Present and Future

Harcourt and Robertson: Two Mayors Reflect on Vancouver Past, Present and Future

Check out this upcoming event hosted by SFU’s Centre for Dialogue: Harcourt and Roberston Then and Now: Two Mayors Reflect on Vancouver Past, Present and Future Thursday, March 16, 2017 5:30pm–7:00pm Free public lecture Doors open at 5pm with light refreshments SFU Vancouver Campus, Fletcher Challenge Theatre, Room 1900 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC […]

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Webinar: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sustainable Forest Management and the Forest Industry in Saskatchewan

Webinar: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sustainable Forest Management and the Forest Industry in Saskatchewan

Tuesday, March 21 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET  Presenter: Sheri Andrews-Key (PhD Candidate, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan) As the climate continues to change, forest ecosystems are experiencing stresses that have not been seen in the historical past. These changes are impacting many facets of forests in Saskatchewan and will have implications for […]

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Ontario Climate Consortium: 5th Annual Symposium

Ontario Climate Consortium: 5th Annual Symposium

The OCC team is holding their 2017 Ontario Climate Symposium which will be taking place at York University on May 11th and 12th. The theme for this year’s symposium is “Just Transformations: The Next 150”. This event hopes to encourage the development of positive narratives and visions of a just future – ones that cross boundaries between natural science, […]

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