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Energy Futures Lab: The Newtonian Shift @ GLOBE

Energy Futures Lab: The Newtonian Shift @ GLOBE

Energy Futures Lab: The Newtonian Shift is a facilitated role-playing simulation that allows players to experience decades of energy transition in one day. Participants explore future energy shifts while representing a diverse set of viewpoints: energy producer, private customer, large energy consumer, First Nations, suppliers, grid operator, investors, and government. When registering, please select ONE of […]

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Top 5 Actions for a National Climate Plan

Top 5 Actions for a National Climate Plan

On March 3rd, First Ministers will be meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Vancouver to lay the groundwork for a National Climate Plan. The Council of Canadians’ Energy & Climate Justice Campaigner proposes the following 5 priorities for such a plan: Freeze fossil fuel expansion and related infrastructure A clean plan towards a 100% […]

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Two Adaptation and Climate Job Opportunities

Two Adaptation and Climate Job Opportunities

Check out these two exciting job opportunities: Capital Regional District (Victoria): Climate Action Program Coordinator Auxiliary, approximately 1 year Deadline: February 26th Reporting to the Senior Manager, Environmental Protection, the incumbent will take a leadership role in coordinating a climate action service within the CRD.  Using strong strategic and analytical thinking skills, excellent interpersonal, communication […]

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Webinar March 2nd: 7 Principles for Building Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems

Webinar March 2nd: 7 Principles for Building Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems

Check out this upcoming webinar from the Security & Sustainability Forum: Applying Resilience Thinking: Seven Principles for Building Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems Wednesday, March 2nd 1:15-2:45 pm EST Over the past decades, few concepts have gained such prominence as resilience, the capacity of a system to deal with change and continue to develop. There has […]

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ICLEI Webinar: Beyond the New Paris Agreement- Working With Local Stakeholders

ICLEI Webinar: Beyond the New Paris Agreement- Working With Local Stakeholders

Check out this free upcoming webinar offered by ICLEI: Beyond the New Paris Agreement: Working with Local Stakeholders Wednesday, March 9th, 2:00 pm ET The Paris COP was a pivotal moment for the international climate movement with the creation of a framework for coordinated global action to limit climate change to 2 degrees of warming. Local […]

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Fiji Becomes First Country to Ratify Paris Agreement

Fiji Becomes First Country to Ratify Paris Agreement

Fiji has become the first country in the world to formally approve the UN climate deal agreed by 195 nations in Paris in December. From The Guardian:  “The island nation’s parliament unanimously agreed to ratify the Paris agreement on Friday, according to local news reports. “The motion was proposed by the country’s attorney general, Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum. […]

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Bob Sandford's New Book, "Storm Warning"

Bob Sandford’s New Book, “Storm Warning”

Bob Sandford, ACT’s water policy adviser and also co-author of our latest book, has a new book of his own. “Storm Warning: Water and Climate Security in a Changing World” highlights what the effects of climate change will be on water systems. The book is featured in a new article from The Georgia Straight: Written […]

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Vancouver Climate Convergence Meeting

Vancouver Climate Convergence Meeting

If you are interested in Canada’s National Climate Strategy, see below for information on a grassroots organizing response: Climate Convergence Meeting  Wednesday, February 17th 7:00 to 9:00pm Grand Calvary Church 1801 East 1st Ave (off Commercial Dr.)   On Thursday, March 3rd, in Vancouver, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will hold the first round of meetings to […]

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