Climate Change

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US and Canada: Advancing the Climate Change Agenda

US and Canada: Advancing the Climate Change Agenda

For those in the Ottawa area, check out this exciting upcoming event: US and Canada: Advancing the Climate Change Agenda Thursday April 7th 2:00-3:30 pm Room 4007, Faculty of Social Sciences building, University of Ottawa Sustainable Prosperity, in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada and the US Environmental Protection Agency, invites you to join […]

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Community Conversation Cafe: Sustainability & UBC

Community Conversation Cafe: Sustainability & UBC

Check out this event on how UBC is moving to a more sustainable university:

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Global Warming's Terrifying New Chemistry

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry

In a new piece in The Nation, Bill McKibben points out a major flaw in our discussions about emissions: we tend to focus on carbon dioxide, and leave out methane. “Because burning natural gas releases significantly less carbon dioxide than burning coal, CO2 emissions have begun to trend slowly downward, allowing politicians to take a bow. But […]

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Federal Budget: Good News for Adaptation

Federal Budget: Good News for Adaptation

Canada’s federal budget was announced yesterday, and it includes some good news for adapting to climate change. From CBC:  “The environment is mentioned often in the budget, with measures scattered throughout the document, in chapters on everything from taxes to trade. The budget includes money for a long shopping list of promises made in the Liberal […]

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Vancouver 2032: A Better World is Possible

Vancouver 2032: A Better World is Possible

              Do you imagine a future Vancouver that is beautiful, green and sustainable? Or is it marked by loneliness, unaffordable housing and ecological collapse? Check out this book launch event, this Wednesday at the Vancouver Public Library: Vancouver 2032: A Better World is Possible, with Guy Dauncey and the […]

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Webinar March 30: Using the SpaDES Platform to Better Forecast The Future

Webinar March 30: Using the SpaDES Platform to Better Forecast The Future

Getting to Answers, in SpaDES Presenter: Eliot McIntire (Research Scientist, Pacific Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada) When: Wednesday March 30, 2016 from 2:30pm-3:30pm ET Empirical data have a troublesome way of being both factually true, yet difficult to understand because they exist within a complex web of even more data. Worse, forecasting what […]

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Volunteer Opportunity: Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

Volunteer Opportunity: Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

CPAWS National Engagement Committee: Connecting Canadians to Nature Do you feel passionate about protecting Canada’s wilderness? Are you knowledgeable about community engagement strategies and/or innovative communications and marketing approaches? Enjoy working with a group of committed people to think through an opportunity, brainstorm ideas, and create a plan of action? If this describes you, or […]

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Free Public Talk and Discussion: From Human Spirit to Ocean Science

Free Public Talk and Discussion: From Human Spirit to Ocean Science

From Human Spirit to Ocean Science: presented by Wallace J. Nichols March 22 World Water Day Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Vancouver Aquarium, 4D Theatre Doors Open at 6pm | Reception 6-7pm | Presentation/Discussion 7-8:30 What does water mean to you? Wallace J Nichols, author of the New York Times best seller, Blue Mind, has started a […]

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