Climate Change

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Canadian Water Resources Association BC AGM and Presentation

Canadian Water Resources Association BC AGM and Presentation

The Canadian Water Resources Association, BC Branch, has a special presentation as part of their upcoming AGM: Floodplains by Design: Lessons from Our US Colleagues  May 11th, 2016 1:00-4:30 pm Surrey City Hall, Room 418 13450 104 Ave, Surrey BC The BC Branch is pleased to announce that Bob Carey, of The Nature Conservancy, will […]

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'This Changes Everything' Screening May 10

‘This Changes Everything’ Screening May 10

Free screening of the documentary ‘This Changes Everything’: Tuesday May 10th Vancouver Public Library, Central Library, 350 W Georgia St 6 pm Panel discussion to follow.

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Migratory Change in our Oceans

Migratory Change in our Oceans

This Earth Day, consider how marine life is faring with warming ocean temperatures. From the David Suzuki Foundation: “Short-term oceanographic events, such as El Niño and the Pacific ‘blob’ — an enormous area of unusually warm water in the North Pacific — demonstrate that while oceans may be relatively stable, they aren’t immune to temperature […]

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Two New Climate Job Postings

Check out these two job postings related to climate and the environment: Student Energy: Community Manager One year contract, full time Vancouver, BC with some location flexibility Deadline to apply: May 5th Student Energy is seeking an entrepreneurial and creative candidate for a position being added to the rapidly growing organization, our global Community Manager. […]

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Assessment: Canada's Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate

Assessment: Canada’s Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate

Natural Resources Canada has just published a new national assessment of Canada’s marine coasts. ACT Executive Director Deb Harford was also one of the reviewers of this assessment. From the summary: Coasts are an important component of the Canadian identity, economy and culture. Fronting on three oceans— Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific—Canada’s coasts, the longest in […]

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Mobilizing for a Transition: Interview with Iron & Earth

Mobilizing for a Transition: Interview with Iron & Earth

                  In the midst of ongoing resource extraction projects, growing climate change activism, and debates about jobs versus the environment, what do oil and gas workers think about the climate? In a new article, ACT researcher Halena Seiferling interviewed Lliam Hildebrand, founder of Iron & Earth, a new […]

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Job Opportunity: Climate Change Adaptation Senior Fellow

Job Opportunity: Climate Change Adaptation Senior Fellow

blueEnergy is looking for talented, committed individuals to join our diverse, dynamic organization, and can offer many opportunities for meaningful personal and professional growth. Currently blueEnergy is seeking a mature, culturally sensitive, proactive individual with strong motivation to work in the social team in Bluefields, Nicaragua. As blueEnergy Nicaragua’s Social Fellow, you will work within […]

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Jim Hoggan Book Launch: I'm Right and You're an Idiot

Jim Hoggan Book Launch: I’m Right and You’re an Idiot

Check out this interesting upcoming event in Vancouver: The SFU Centre for Dialogue is very excited to host the launch of Jim Hoggan’s new book, “I’m Right and You’re an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up”. Jim’s book addresses the issue of climate change communication (as well as […]

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