Climate Change

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Ontario Climate Consortium: 5th Annual Symposium

Ontario Climate Consortium: 5th Annual Symposium

The OCC team is holding their 2017 Ontario Climate Symposium which will be taking place at York University on May 11th and 12th. The theme for this year’s symposium is “Just Transformations: The Next 150”. This event hopes to encourage the development of positive narratives and visions of a just future – ones that cross boundaries between natural science, […]

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ACT ED on Roundhouse Radio

ACT Executive Director Deb Harford was recently interviewed on the Roundhouse Radio show Impact.  Deb discussed why we need to adapt to climate change – and, more importantly, how to ensure adaptation actions build in low-carbon solutions to ensure resilience overall. She also tackled climate change denial, innovation, and how to re-frame a low-carbon future as […]

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Free Public Lecture: Resiliency and You

Free Public Lecture: Resiliency and You

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions – SFU and the Pacific Water Research Centre in the Faculty of Environment at Simon Fraser University are pleased to invite you to a free public talk and discussion: Can cities have the wisdom to adopt preventive measures before disaster strikes as we shift into a climate unsteady future? […]

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Watch Now: ACT on Columbia River Treaty Panel

ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford and Senior Advisor and water expert Bob Sandford were panelists at this recent event: The Columbia River Treaty: Seeking Solutions to Emerging Challenges This panel discussion on the Columbia River Treaty was moderated by Dr. Zafar Adeel, Executive Director of the Pacific Water Research Centre at SFU. Panelists included: Eileen Pearkes, Author, […]

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Climate Justice: Local, Tribal, Global, and Generational

Join the Security & Sustainability Forum for this upcoming webinar: Climate Justice: Local, Tribal, Global, and Generational Monday, February 27, 2017 1:00 – 2:45 pm This year, 2017, is the American Public Health Association’s “Year of Climate Change”. Please hold the date for a very special kick-off webinar on “Climate Justice: Local, Tribal, Global, and […]

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SFU 20 Year Sustainability Vision and Goals Release Event

SFU 20 Year Sustainability Vision and Goals Release Event

Please join President Petter and the Sustainability Office in celebrating the release of SFU’s 20 Year Sustainability Vision and Goals, a product of a yearlong community-wide engagement process. This event will bring together the diverse and broad community of SFU staff, faculty and students who contributed to the creation of the 20 Year Sustainability Vision […]

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Two-Part Webinar Series: Collaboration to Enhance Resilience to Climate Change

Collaboration to Enhance Resilience to Climate Change An emerging trend in climate change risk management is a systems perspective considering the interdependencies of infrastructure providers. The first webinar provides an overview of how the City of Toronto has engaged internal divisions and external organizations, such as Toronto Hydro and other utilities, to better understand and […]

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Workshop: Floods and Drought- Tackling Wild Weather

Workshop: Floods and Drought- Tackling Wild Weather

FLOODS AND DROUGHT- TACKLING WILD WEATHER WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017 9:00AM TO 5:00PM NORTHERN GRAND HOTEL GRAND BALLROOM 2 9830 100 AVE, FORT ST JOHN Climate change is exposing Northern BC communities to changes in weather patterns and an increase in extreme events. These changes place local and regional critical infrastructure at risk, which the […]

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