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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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Webinars: Canada's Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate

Webinars: Canada’s Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate

Canada’s Adaptation Platform announced its first Fall/Winter (2016-2017) Webinars- a three-part webinar series on the recently released coastal science assessment report: Canada’s Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate  This Government of Canada report assesses climate change sensitivity, risks and adaptation along Canada’s marine coasts. The report includes overviews of regional climate change impacts, risks and […]

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Carbon Talks: Climate Action in BC- Where Do We Go From Here?

Carbon Talks: Climate Action in BC- Where Do We Go From Here?

BC has released the much-awaited update to its Climate Leadership Plan. Now what? Climate Action in BC- Where Do We Go From Here? Tuesday, October 4th 12:30-1:30 pm Room 1600, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings St B.C.’s updated Climate Leadership Plan was released this summer, and many have said that it falls short in […]

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Job Posting: Climate Change & Clean Energy Communications Specialist

Job Posting: Climate Change & Clean Energy Communications Specialist

The David Suzuki Foundation is hiring for a Climate Change & Clean Energy Communications Specialist: Position Title: Climate Change & Clean Energy Communications Specialist Reporting: Climate Change & Clean Energy Communications Specialist – reports to the Science and Policy Manager. Description: The purpose of the Climate Change & Clean Energy Communications Specialist position is to provide […]

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