Climate Change

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Webinar: Understanding the Paris Agreement and its Implications

Webinar: Understanding the Paris Agreement and its Implications

Register now for this upcoming webinar offered by the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) and the Harvard Kennedy School: Understanding the Paris Agreement and its Implications  Thursday June 2nd, 1:00 pm Eastern Time In April 2016, more than 175 nations signed the Paris Agrement, an event that may well be remembered as the critical […]

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ACT ED at Metro Vancouver Sustainability Breakfast

On April 21st, ACT Executive Director Deb Harford spoke at one of Metro Vancouver’s Sustainability Breakfasts focusing on climate change adaptation. She spoke alongside representatives from Metro Vancouver, the District of North Vancouver, and the City of North Vancouver. Presentations from this event are now online. Click here to see Deb’s presentation as well as […]

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Job with David Suzuki Foundation: Energy & Climate Policy Analyst

Job with David Suzuki Foundation: Energy & Climate Policy Analyst

An exciting climate job opportunity with the David Suzuki Foundation: Policy Analyst: Renewable Energy & Climate Solutions  Vancouver Full time, permanent (34 hours/week) Application deadline: May 15th Responsibilities: • Recognized as a DSF expert in their area(s) of specialization (climate change and clean energy). • Implements and takes responsibility for the outcome of the plans, […]

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Infographic on Flood Risk

Infographic on Flood Risk

This helpful new infographic on flood risk explains why everyone should care about floods, even those who don’t live near water. View below, or click here to download.  

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Communicating Impacts and Adaptation: Engaging Communities When Climate Change Comes Home

Communicating Impacts and Adaptation: Engaging Communities When Climate Change Comes Home

Friends in Victoria, check out this upcoming event: Communicating Impacts and Adaptation: Engaging Communities When Climate Change Comes Home May 9th, 2016 7:00 pm Room A104, Bob Wright Centre, University of Victoria Please join the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions for a public presentation by Dr. Susanne Moser. How can we best engage people around […]

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Flood Control Structures Harm Fish in Fraser River

Flood Control Structures Harm Fish in Fraser River

A new study from researchers at Simon Fraser University argues that hundreds of small flood-control structures in the lower Fraser River are robbing salmon and other fish of valuable habitat while creating conditions for non-native species to flourish. From The Vancouver Sun‘s profile of the research: “The study looked at five sites with flood-control structures and five without in […]

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Submit Your Comments to Canada's Climate Change Plan

Submit Your Comments to Canada’s Climate Change Plan

The Government of Canada currently has an open, online feedback opportunity for comments and ideas to inform Canada’s new strategic framework on climate change. Topics include: General ideas on addressing climate change How and where to reduce emissions Ideas for clean technology, innovation, and jobs Preparing for the impacts of climate change Putting a price […]

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Earth Day Radio Interview  with ACT ED

Earth Day Radio Interview with ACT ED

                  ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford did a radio interview for Earth Day 2016 on Roundhouse Radio, 98.3 Vancouver. Other guests were the David Suzuki Foundation’s ‘Queen of Green’ Lindsey Coulter and SFU Education professor Heesoon Bai who runs North America’s first Master of Education Degree program […]

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