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The Importance of Communications in Mobilizing Adaptation Planning

The Importance of Communications in Mobilizing Adaptation Planning

by Tim Shah, ACT Intern As part of my research as an intern on the Water session with ACT, I have been researching municipalities that have utilized climate change adaptation strategies in water management. I want to share the story of one that provided a great example of how good communication can help mobilize action. […]

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PICS News Scan for 13 September 2011

PICS News Scan for 13 September 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 13 September 2011 produced by ISIS, Sauder School of Business, University […]

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A message from Al Gore about 24 Hours of Reality

A message from Al Gore about 24 Hours of Reality

ACT has donated our FaceBook page and Twitter feed to broadcasting the 24 Hours of Reality. “Tomorrow, people from around the world will join hands to create 24 Hours of Reality. I hope you’ll join us. Together, we’re going to focus the world’s attention on the scope, scale and impact of the climate crisis. 24 […]

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Videos from Columbia Basin Trust

Videos from Columbia Basin Trust

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) supports efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations. Check out two great videos on their website: Communities Adapting to Climate Change: A Tale of Two Communities; and stories and views of […]

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Climate Change Adaptation and Water 2011-12 Webinar Series

Climate Change Adaptation and Water 2011-12 Webinar Series

Natural Resources Canada’s Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division is pleased to announce a series of water-themed webinars based on projects from the Regional Adaptation Collaborative (RAC) Program. Beginning this fall, presenters will share leading practices, innovations and lessons learned based on RAC projects underway that are informing adaptation decisions related to water planning and […]

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You are invited: Climate Change Adaptation Guidelines for Sea Dikes and Coastal Flood Hazard Land Use

You are invited: Climate Change Adaptation Guidelines for Sea Dikes and Coastal Flood Hazard Land Use

You are invited to join staff from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, and Climate Action Secretariat to learn about proposed new guidelines for design of sea dikes and coastal land use management to adapt to anticipated sea level rise in BC. Workshops will include presentations from Ministry staff and project consultants […]

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Climate change courses for civil servants – BC sets another first

Climate change courses for civil servants – BC sets another first

The following is a joint media release from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) and the BC Minister of Environment Terry Lake about today’s launch of the Climate Insights 101 online short courses series on climate change available at www.pics.uvic.ca.  PDF media release The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) has today announced the […]

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Deborah Harford among speakers at BC Hydro Power Smart Forum. Early bird reg now open

Deborah Harford among speakers at BC Hydro Power Smart Forum. Early bird reg now open

Early-bird registration is now open for the BC Hydro Power Smart Forum, BC’s leading energy conservation conference.       ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford is among the impressive line-up of speakers and industry experts scheduled to present and interact at the Power Smart Forum, scheduled for October 17-19, 2011 in Vancouver, BC. With three-days […]

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