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Upcoming Webinars on Urban Resilience

Upcoming Webinars on Urban Resilience

Check out this series of webinars on urban resilience: EMI’s Institute of Urban Resilience (EMI-IUR) recently launched its Urban Resilience Webinar series where participants can learn from and interact real-time with world-renowned experts on the most pressing urban resilience and disaster risk management (DRM) topics today. The webinars provide a structured and comprehensive lecture on the […]

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UPDATED- Operation: Supply Chain Workshop

UPDATED- Operation: Supply Chain Workshop

The Operation: Supply Chain Workshop is an interactive program comprised of training activities, interactive exercises and cutting edge presentations focused upon climate change implications that supply chain and procurement professionals should be considering in their decision-making. Workshop participants will explore and discuss decision-making factors such as understanding tradeoffs, dealing with data gathering and quality control, and assessing […]

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Shivaji Competition: Creative Sea Level Rise Solutions

Shivaji Competition: Creative Sea Level Rise Solutions

Calling all artists, architects, scientists, engineers, animators, and other creatives: Shivaji Competition:  Islands, Deltas and Rising Seas Animated GIFs due on March 10, 2016 Shivaji2016.com Contact:  Glenn Weiss at ShivajiCompetition@gmail.com Rising Waters Confab II, April 25-May 26, 2016 In GIF format, the Shivaji Competition seeks actual and impossible ideas to maintain human habitation on islands and deltas doomed by […]

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Event: Bringing the Global Climate Agenda Home

Event: Bringing the Global Climate Agenda Home

On February 11th, check out this event hosted by SFU’s Faculty of Environment: At the Nexus of Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Bringing the Global Agenda Home   Thursday, February 11 (5:30 – 7:00pm) Room 1420, SFU Vancouver, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver In the wake of the agreement reached at the 2015 COP21 Climate Change Conference in […]

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Next Phase of Consultation on BC Climate Leadership Plan

Next Phase of Consultation on BC Climate Leadership Plan

The second phase of public consultation on BC’s Climate Leadership Plan is now open. This consultation period runs from January 25th until March 16th. Phase 1 of the engagement process saw thousands of British Columbians provide their ideas and priorities for climate action. The province also received the Climate Leadership Team’s Recommendations Report, which included 32 recommendations. […]

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36% Renewables by 2030 Will Boost Global GDP by $1.3 Trillion

36% Renewables by 2030 Will Boost Global GDP by $1.3 Trillion

              A new article from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) says that renewable energy can boost the global economy significantly: “Achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product (GDP) by up […]

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ACT Book Featured at Literary Lights Event

ACT Book Featured at Literary Lights Event

Let your friends in the Canmore area know that ACT author Bob Sandford will be featured at an upcoming literary event. Our publisher Rocky Mountain Books is holding an event next week to feature their writers. See below for details: Literary Lights: A Celebration of Canmore Writers and Rocky Mountain Books  Thursday January 28th, 7:00 […]

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Webinar: Sea Level Rise Flood Risk Assessment and Planning Approaches

Webinar: Sea Level Rise Flood Risk Assessment and Planning Approaches

Check out this upcoming webinar from Natural Resources Canada: Sea Level Rise Flood Risk Assessment and Planning Approaches on Canada’s Coasts Wed. Jan. 27th | 10:30am to 12:00pm PST This webinar will present the results of two projects, by the Capital Regional District and the City of Vancouver, both of which studied the impact of […]

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