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Canadian Water Research Society Undergraduate Water Essay Prize

Canadian Water Research Society Undergraduate Water Essay Prize

Canadian Water Research Society Undergraduate Water Essay Prize The CWRS is announcing its inaugural student water essay contest. The essay winning first prize will receive $2000. Canadian Water Research Society (CWRS) is a British Columbia based provincially incorporated Society with federal Canadian charitable tax status. CWRS thinks globally, acts locally and conducts applied research in the areas of […]

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Metro Vancouver Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference

Metro Vancouver Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference

                    Join Metro Vancouver for the Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference, November 3rd at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Featuring leaders at the intersection of science, politics and economics, this years’ conference will showcase thought leadership and best practices from across the globe as well as our […]

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Free Event: Engaging Citizens on Climate Change with Powerful Digital Media

Join the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) and the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP) for a free event in Vancouver: Cool Tools for a Warming World: Engaging Citizens on Climate Change with Powerful Digital Media Thursday, October 13th 7:00 – 8:30 pm HSBC Hall, Room C680, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St This […]

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Two New Adaptation Projects in the Okanagan

Two New Adaptation Projects in the Okanagan

The Okanagan Regional Adaptation Strategies plan was released in July and the first two projects are underway to strengthen the agriculture sector’s resilience to climate change in the region. 1) Agriculture Drought Status Outreach Project As summers become warmer and drier, agricultural water users have a growing need for timely and accurate information about the status of local […]

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Carbon Talk with ACT's Deborah Harford: Low Carbon Resilience

Carbon Talk with ACT’s Deborah Harford: Low Carbon Resilience

ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford presented at SFU’s Carbon Talks on September 27th 2016. The video of this presentation is now online. In the presentation, Deb explores the concept of lowcarbon resilience and outlines some of the conclusions in ACT’s recent report, Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada. Following the presentation, audience members […]

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Presentations Online from 2016 Livable Cities Forum

Presentations Online from 2016 Livable Cities Forum

The 2016 Livable Cities Forum took place September 12-14 in Halifax, and all presentations given at the Forum are now online. In addition to other exciting and innovative sessions, Senior ACT Researcher Edward Nichol delivered two important presentations at the conference. Click below to see his presentations on:   Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change […]

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Building Bridges Workshop on Citizen Science

Building Bridges Workshop on Citizen Science

Building Bridges: Citizens, Science, & Policy November 1st, 2016 Banff, AB Join in November 1st in Banff, Alberta for the first ever national dialogue on community-based water monitoring- connecting Indigenous and non-Indigenous citizen scientists with some of the world’s leading water scientists. Through a diverse panel of experts, this interactive workshop will generate recommendations on […]

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Toronto: Fifth International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation

Toronto: Fifth International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation

Are you around Toronto next month, or know friends who will be? Let them know about the Fifth International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, which will be held in Toronto October 15-16. The Fifth International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation 2016 (CCA 2016) will take place under the theme, ‘Challenges and Issues in Adaptation’. The event […]

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