Climate Change

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The Dynamics of Climate Change: From the Political to the Personal

The Dynamics of Climate Change: From the Political to the Personal

Check out this important upcoming webinar: The Dynamics of Climate Change: From the Political to the Personal Wednesday, July 13th 12:00 pm ET How can we respond to climate change? Can we build an economy powered by clean, renewable energy in time? Does the agreement forged at the recent Paris climate conference (COP21) deliver us from catastrophe, […]

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LOW CARBON RESILIENCE: TRANSFORMATIVE CLIMATE CHANGE PLANNING FOR CANADA

Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada

Climate change is advancing at an alarming rate around the world. It is now more important than ever that we move ahead as fast as possible with emissions reduction (mitigation), while planning for resilience to the impacts that are already evident and projected to worsen (adaptation). However, these crucial pathways are still largely being considered […]

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Climate Adaptation 2016 Australia Conference

Climate Adaptation 2016 Australia Conference

            Do you have friends in Australia? Tell them to check out the upcoming Climate Adaptation 2016 conference, July 5-7th in Adelaide. The NCCARF CSIRO Climate Adaptation conference (5-7 July) includes a diverse program of presentations, poster sessions, social and networking events.  International plenary speakers cover climate risks, coastal, health […]

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Presentations from Adaptation Canada 2016 Now Online

Presentations from Adaptation Canada 2016 Now Online

Adaptation Canada 2016 was a 3-day national symposium on climate change adaptation, held April 12-14 2016 in Ottawa. Presentations from the conference are now online. Click here to download presentations in English, and click here to download presentations in French. ACT’s Executive Director Deborah Harford spoke at the April 14th morning panel on biodiversity. Check out […]

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Government of Alberta: Climate Leadership Plan Jobs

Government of Alberta: Climate Leadership Plan Jobs

            The Government of Alberta is hiring for a number of positions in their Climate Change Office, focusing on their provincial Climate Leadership Plan. Available positions include: Director, Adaptation and Energy Efficiency –> Deadline: June 10 Policy Coordinator –> Deadline: June 7 Project Engineer –> Deadline: June 7 Director, Emissions […]

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Agriculture and Food Security: Enabling the Planning Practitioner

Agriculture and Food Security: Enabling the Planning Practitioner

The PIBC South Coast Chapter will be exploring the challenges and opportunities facing planners and local decision makers working with the agriculture sector and facilitating food security in their communities. Throughout BC, people and agriculture have converged, often experiencing land use conflict or concerns between farm & non-farm uses. However, the proximity (and diversity!) of […]

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Webinar: The Status of the Circular Economy

Another intriguing webinar offered by the Security & Sustainability Forum: The Status of the Circular Economy Tuesday June 21st, 1:15-2:45 pm ET The Circular Economy is more than minimizing waste generation.  It is a “cradle to rarely reaching the grave” approach to the economy and human activity. CE concepts rest on comprehensive approaches to closing loops, thus […]

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Webinar: Integrated Land Use

Check out this upcoming webinar offered by the Security & Sustainability Forum: Integrated Land Use: What Do Individuals and Societies Need From Landscapes?  June 2nd, 2016 1:15- 2:45 pm The ongoing extensification of agriculture is leading to historically unprecedented tradeoffs between food production and other ecosystem services such as biodiversity, non-timber forest products, landscapes aesthetics, […]

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