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More great resources from the Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice

More great resources from the Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice

The Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CoP) has posted more great resources on their site. Please check out the following media: On June 26th 2012, Thomas White, Manager of Science and Adaptation with the Climate Change Action Secretariat in the B.C. Ministry of Environment, gave a webinar on “Recent Progress Implementing B.C.’s Adaptation Strategy”.  […]

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You're Invited: Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice webinar, July 10

You’re Invited: Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice webinar, July 10

You are invited to join the next Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) webinar: Tuesday, July 10th 2012 from 1-2 pm EDT, Catherine Ste-Marie, Research Coordinator and Senior Science Advisor on Climate Change for the Canadian Forest Service, will be giving a webinar on “Assisted Tree Migration and its Potential Role in Adapting Sustainable Forest […]

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Deborah Harford to read at Artful Waters: Embracing new media for social change

Deborah Harford to read at Artful Waters: Embracing new media for social change

Artful Waters: Embracing new media for social change Monday, June 25, 2012 7:30 – 10:00 pm Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC Join the Waterlution Vancouver Hub Season Finale. Beverages will be available for purchase and light snacks provided. Admission: donations at the door on a $0-$5 sliding scale, with all proceeds going directly […]

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TulipTV to broadcast seminar on Flood Management and Mitigation

TulipTV to broadcast seminar on Flood Management and Mitigation

On May 18th, 2012 the Consulate General of the Netherlands in Vancouver and Emergency Management BC organized a Dutch-Canadian seminar about flood management and mitigation. This seminar, organized at the UBC Boathouse along Richmond’s River Road was a great success with more than 90 participants. With partners DHV/Delcan and supported by the city of Richmond […]

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IRDR: call for Visiting Professorships for Senior International Scientists

IRDR: call for Visiting Professorships for Senior International Scientists

The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Programme (IRDR) (www.irdrinternational.org) is pleased to announce a call for applications for Visiting Professorships for Senior International Scientists for 2013, supported by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Visiting Professorships for Senior International Scientists are open to international scientists with distinguished scholarly accomplishments and who have the same or […]

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Navigating Our Water Future webcast

Navigating Our Water Future webcast

On June 18, POLIS hosted a public lecture with internationally renowned water experts Professor Lee Godden (University of Melbourne, Australia) and Professor Tim O’Riordon (University of East Anglia, UK). Their talks were followed by a discussion with Professor Rob de Loë (Research Chair Water Policy and Governance, University of Waterloo), moderated by Oliver M. Brandes (POLIS […]

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Climate Change Adaptation: A Priorities Plan for Canada

Climate Change Adaptation: A Priorities Plan for Canada

The Climate Change Adaptation Project: Canada (CCAP) was designed to identify and operationalize practical, meaningful and cost-effective adaptation solutions to the most challenging impacts of climate change facing Canada. They have released the Climate Change Adaptation: A Priorities Plan for Canada report, which is available online in full. There have been initiatives in Canada that […]

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Reality Check: The State of Climate Progress in Canada

Reality Check: The State of Climate Progress in Canada

The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRT) is pleased to present Reality Check: The State of Climate Progress in Canada. This report was undertaken at the request of the federal Minister of the Environment to inform the government’s regulatory approach to reducing emissions. This report concludes that despite making progress in […]

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