Climate Change

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Transport Canada Adaptation Assessment

Transport Canada Adaptation Assessment

Transport Canada has released an adaptation assessment, now available online. The report, Climate Risks & Adaptation Practices for the Canadian Transportation Sector 2016, presents the current state of knowledge about climate risks to the Canadian transportation sector, and identifies existing or potential adaptation practices. The report includes six regional chapters and one urban chapter which reflect the […]

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Adaptation Report: Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group

Adaptation Report: Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group

The Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group (IBWG) of Canada’s Climate Change and Adaptation Platform has released a Adaptation State of Play report. The Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group (IBWG) was established by the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) and Engineers Canada, in consultation with Natural Resources Canada, in 2013 and is part of Canada’s […]

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Climate Crisis and Journalism: Panel Event

Climate Crisis and Journalism: Panel Event

Join SFU’s Communications department for a special roundtable discussion about reporting news in the age of climate change. Climate Crisis and Journalism: A Roundtable on Rethinking Media for Planetary Emergency  Monday, May 15 5:00 – 7:00 pm SFU Harbour Centre, Room 7000 Chair: Bob Anderson, SFU School of Communications Discussants: Bob Hackett and Shane Gunster, […]

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New Paper: Ocean Acidification in Canada's Coastal Waters

New Paper: Ocean Acidification in Canada’s Coastal Waters

Check out this new paper from the Canadian Climate Forum: While the freeze and thaw of late winter was underway, a team of ocean experts was hard at work on the Canadian Climate Forum’s Issue Paper #6, Spring 2017: Ocean Acidification in Canada’s Coastal Waters Climate Change, Processes and Impacts This comprehensive Issue Paper provides […]

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Webinar: Antarctic Sea Ice Variability in the Southern Ocean-Climate System

Webinar: Antarctic Sea Ice Variability in the Southern Ocean-Climate System

Thursday, May 4 2:00 pm ET Register now to join a free webinar to recap the themes discussed at the Polar Research Board workshop Antarctic Sea Ice Variability in the Southern Ocean-Climate System, and explore new findings that have emerged since the workshop took place. The workshop, which took place in January 2016, focused on […]

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Job Opportunity: Dialogue and Public Engagement Coordinator

Job Opportunity: Dialogue and Public Engagement Coordinator

Civic Engage has an exciting job opening as part of a Canada-wide engagement project on our country’s energy future: Temporary Employment Opportunity:   The Centre for Dialogue’s Civic Engage Program is hiring a Dialogue and Public Engagement Coordinator for an exciting, pan-Canadian engagement project. The Dialogue and Public Engagement Coordinator will help to implement participatory […]

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New Report: Building Change - Towards Sustainable Communities in BC

New Report: Building Change – Towards Sustainable Communities in BC

Check out this new resource from the Real Estate Foundation of BC: Building Change presents a case for sustainable built environments, summarizes public opinion poll findings, and presents a possible path forward: six priorities for action and a model for cross-sectoral collaboration. Priorities for Action Align financial rules with sustainability objectives to reflect long-term costs […]

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Webinar: Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

Webinar: Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

ACT experts will be presenting at an exciting upcoming webinar: Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance Presenters: Chloe Boyle, Edward Nichol and Deborah Harford (ACT) and Ewa Jackson (ICLEI Canada) Tuesday, May 2 1:00 – 2:00 ET Urban ecosystems play a key role in combining climate change adaptation and mitigation – or “low […]

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