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Pacific Climate Seminar Series: An Outside-the-Box Approach to Climate Change Negotiations – April 28, 2010

DATE:          Wednesday, April 28, 2010 TIME:          3:30 – 4:30 pm PLACE:        Social Sciences and Mathematics Bldg. Room A120, University of Victoria SPEAKER:   Dr. Barry Carin, Associate Director, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria and Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation TITLE:          An Outside-the-Box Approach to Climate Change Negotiations Abstract: There is little hope […]

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Job Opening: Project Lead for Alberta Climate Dialogue

Job Opening: Project Lead for Alberta Climate Dialogue Alberta Climate Dialogue (ABCD) is a new project to engage citizens and stakeholders in climate change planning and action at the municipal and also provincial levels, using tools of deliberative democracy. The Project Lead will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful launch and deployment of this innovative […]

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Climate Security: What it Means and Why it Matters: Perspectives from the UK and the EU

Climate Security: What it Means and Why it Matters: Perspectives from the UK and the EU

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions is hosting a special seminar “Climate Security: What it Means and Why it Matters: Perspectives from the UK and the EU”. Presented by Dr. Sabrina Schulz, Climate Security Project Leader, British High Commission in Ottawa. Friday April 9, 2010, 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Social Sciences and Math Building (SSM), […]

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Isabelle Des Chênes speaks at SFU Public Policy Event

Isabelle Des Chênes speaks at SFU Public Policy Event

The Graduate Public Policy Program proudly presents: “Canada’s Forest Products Sector: Carbon Neutral by 2015” with Isabelle Des Chênes Thursday March 18th 12:00 – 1:00pm in Harbour Centre room 3000 Canada’s pulp and paper forestry sector saw the writing on the wall more than a decade ago and began to seriously address climate change by […]

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SFU Faculty of Environment Lecture Series: “Increasing Risk from Natural Hazards in the 21st Century.”

Dr. John Clague will be presenting a special lecture for the SFU Faculty of Environment Lecture Series, March 4, “Increasing Risk from Natural Hazards in the 21st Century.” Faculty of Environment Spring 2010 Lecture Series presentation and discussion with Dr. John Clague “Increasing Risk from Natural Hazards in the 21st Century.” March 4, 11:00-12:00 p.m. […]

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IISD Releases Post-Copenhagen Round-up

The Institute for International Sustainable Development (IISD) has released a round-up of blog content, editorials, news stories and meetings that were informing the climate change policy debate post-Copenhagen. The report states “the outcome of Copenhagen moved the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process into uncharted territory. It raises uncertainties and questions about the […]

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BC Signs Western Government Agreement to Work on Adaptation

“British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California have signed two agreements aimed at boosting the West Coast economy and protecting the environment,” reports The Canadian Press. The meeting between B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell, Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, has underscored the need for smart adaptation, as well […]

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$1M grant awarded to engage Alberta citizens in climate change dialogue

How can collective deliberation by citizens lead to wise and timely action on climate change, including by municipal and provincial governments? Alberta will be a testing ground for this question over the next five years. An international team of scholars, NGOs, businesses, and governments will be addressing it, supported by $1 million in funding from […]

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