Climate Change

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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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Getting Canada to a Net Zero Economy

Getting Canada to a Net Zero Economy

Check out this event, hosted by Liberal MP Joyce Murray, on how Canada can achieve a net-zero economy: Canadians expect a pragmatic and effective Canadian plan to reduce carbon emissions and do our part to avoid the climate impacts we are beginning to see here (Mountain Pine Bark Beetle) and in vulnerable regions like the […]

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Apply Now for Environment Grants

Apply Now for Environment Grants

                      Apply Now: Environment Grants from the Columbia Basin Trust  Do you have a project idea that will strengthen environmental well-being in the Columbia Basin? If so, you can apply to us now for a grant of $10,000 or less. We particularly wish to support […]

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ACT Submission to BC Climate Leadership Plan- Phase 2

Below is ACT’s Submission to Phase 2 of BC’s Climate Leadership Plan consultation process. A PDF version of this submission is also available here. Consultation Opportunity on the Draft BC Climate Leadership Plan ACT, SFU Recommendations: Delivered April 4th, 2016  Preamble Given planned provincial investments in LNG, and reluctance across the country to implement a carbon […]

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ICLEI Webinar: Making Strides on Community Adaptation

ICLEI Webinar: Making Strides on Community Adaptation Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:00pm EST ACT ED Deb Harford is one of the speakers at this upcoming webinar! The Making Strides on Community Adaptation Project was designed to bridge the gap between planning and implementation by increasing the uptake of existing implementation-related resources.  Recognizing that there is a […]

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