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New POLIS Report: Top 5 Water Challenges That Will Define BC’S Future

      The POLIS project has released its new research report, Top 5 Water Challenges that will Define BC’s Future. Escalating water challenges in BC require a better understanding and coordinated work to avoid future crisis. Drawing on an extensive review of media, court and tribunal cases, and insights from attending over 100 recent events […]

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Job Posting: Indigenous Research Associate on Sustainability Study

Job Posting: Indigenous Research Associate on Sustainability Study

The College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, is seeking one or more Indigenous Research Associates to assist with data collection for a national study on sustainability in educational policy and practice in formal education in Canada. Project The Sustainability and Education Policy Network (SEPN) is a research-based partnership between Canadian and International researchers and […]

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Webinar: Evolving Water Planning Processes in BC

Webinar: Evolving Water Planning Processes in BC

Check out the first webinar in the 2016/2017 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar series: Evolving Water Planning Processes in BC Thursday, September 15th 12-1:30 pm PT (3-4:30 pm ET) Watershed planning processes are essential to watershed governance, as they bring together key rights holders and interests to articulate a common vision, including priorities, problems, and management […]

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Canadian Climate Forum: Syposium 2016

Canadian Climate Forum: Syposium 2016

The Canadian Climate Forum’s 2016 Symposium will be held October 20-21 in Ottawa. ACT Executive Director Deb Harford is is on the Advisory Board of the CCF, and this Symposium promises to be an informative and exciting opportunity! Check out the information below, and click here to register.

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Beta Version of CoastAdapt Launched

Beta Version of CoastAdapt Launched

CoastAdapt: A new tool for a changing climate helps coastal communities prepare Coastal decision makers can now test a new tool that provides them with pretty much everything they need to adapt their community or business to coastal climate impacts. Click here to access CoastAdapt. CoastAdapt is an online decision support and information delivery system designed specifically […]

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Post-Doctoral Research Opportunity: Climate Change Governance

Post-Doctoral Research Opportunity: Climate Change Governance

The Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, is offering a post-doctoral opportunity that will support research on Canadian and international climate change and flood risk governance. Policymakers have started to explore the adoption of “risk-based” approaches to disaster management—such as the use of risk assessments as a condition for disaster mitigation funding—and the expansion of […]

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Integrated Proposal to Tackle Canada’s Climate Change Challenges

ACT – Integrated Proposal to Tackle Climate Change Challenges (PDF download) On August 12, 2016, ACT submitted the following comment to the federal government’s public consultation gathering feedback for the upcoming national climate change plan: Integrated Proposal to Tackle Canada’s Climate Change Challenges KEY RECOMMENDATIONS 1. Recognize the urgency. Changes to the composition of the atmosphere, loss […]

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2016 Livable Cities Forum: Sept 12-14 in Halifax

2016 Livable Cities Forum: Sept 12-14 in Halifax

Are you around Halifax this September? Check out the 2016 Livable Cities Forum, September 12th-14th: 2016 Livable Cities Forum September 12-14, 2016 | Halfiax, NS The Forum is the ideal place to explore innovative tools for financing and implementing adaptation actions within communities; learn from cities about best practices in building resilience across Canada; and develop an […]

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