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PICS News Scan for 13 December 2011

PICS News Scan for 13 December 2011

Please find the news scan for 13 December 2011 (PDF) produced by ISIS, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS). The PICS News Scan is a weekly summary of the major climate-change related science, technology, and policy advances of direct relevance to the BC provincial […]

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Climate change study finds sunny reception on council

Climate change study finds sunny reception on council

From the Whitehorse Star, by Max Leighton, November 24, 2011 City council unanimously passed the WhiteCAP project, a study into the effects of local climate change, at its regular meeting on Nov. 14. “I think it’s great news,” said John Striecker, a professional engineer at Yukon College and president of the Green Party of Canada. […]

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PICS News Scan for 6 December 2011

PICS News Scan for 6 December 2011

Please find the news scan for 6 December 2011 (PDF) produced by ISIS, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS). The PICS News Scan is a weekly summary of the major climate-change related science, technology, and policy advances of direct relevance to the BC […]

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Cities from across the world make historic commitment to climate adaptation action

Cities from across the world make historic commitment to climate adaptation action

Press Release (PDF Download) RELEASED – 4 December 2011, at 20h00, SAST DURBAN/South Africa – History was made today as 114 mayors and other elected local leaders representing over 950 local governments from around the world, came together in the signing of the Durban Adaptation Charter, a political commitment to strengthen local resilience to climate […]

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PICS News Scan for November 29 2011

PICS News Scan for November 29 2011

The PICS News Scan is a weekly summary of the major climate-change related science, technology, and policy advances of direct relevance to the BC provincial and Canadian federal governments and more generally to Canadian businesses, government and civil society. Download the news scan for 29 November 2011 (PDF) produced by ISIS, Sauder School of Business, University […]

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PICS News Scan for 22 November 2011

PICS News Scan for 22 November 2011

The PICS News Scan is a weekly summary of the major climate-change related science, technology, and policy advances of direct relevance to the BC provincial and Canadian federal governments and more generally to Canadian businesses, government and civil society. Download the news scan for 22 November 2011 (PDF) produced by ISIS, Sauder School of Business, University […]

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Global Emissions Rising Faster Than Worst-Case Scenarios

Global Emissions Rising Faster Than Worst-Case Scenarios

Any hope some of us had that emissions might slow as awareness of climate change rises was dashed on November 4th, when a US Dept of Energy report, discussed here by the Washington Post, showed that not only had we experienced the biggest global jump in emissions in one year, but that China, which shows […]

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UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Notices Elkford’s Climate Change Plans

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Notices Elkford’s Climate Change Plans

(ELKFORD) – From the Elk Valley to the world’s stage: Elkford’s plans to adapt to climate change will be shared around the world. Elkford’s approach to adaptation planning, along with the recommended actions to adapt to climate change now for the future, is included in a new United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change guidebook […]

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