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Job Opportunity: City of Toronto Chief Resilience Officer

Job Opportunity: City of Toronto Chief Resilience Officer

Toronto is hiring a Chief Resilience Officer. Lead the comprehensive assessment of current policy, planning and resilience activities, creating a compelling vision for Toronto’s Resilience Strategy to drive engagement, understanding and commitment across all relevant community sectors. Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of […]

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Webinar: Winter Road Maintenance in a Changing Climate

Next in the Fraser Basin Council’s ReTooling for Climate Change webinar series: Winter Road Maintenance in a Changing Climate Thursday, January 19th 2017 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST For many Canadian communities winter weather is a matter of high concern as considerable resources are devoted to snow and ice control. There have been concerns […]

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Webinar: Green Resilience: Adaptation + Mitigation Synergies

Webinar: Green Resilience: Adaptation + Mitigation Synergies

If you are a member of the Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CCACoP), register now for this upcoming webinar: Green Resilience: Adaptation + Mitigation Synergies Wednesday, December 21st 3:00 – 4:30 pm CST Climate change mitigation and adaptation planning are typically treated as separate efforts. Yet there are measures that yield both climate change […]

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Adaptation essay contest: $3500 prize

Adaptation essay contest: $3500 prize

For the summer 2017 issue, Creative Nonfiction magazine is seeking submissions for a special issue devoted to the theme of “adaptation”—original essays illuminating the ways in which the need to keep up with a rapidly-changing world drives the work of scientists, designers, thinkers, innovators, farmers, soldiers, medical professionals, teachers, and others and affects the lives […]

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Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

As climate change begins to have measurable effects, members of many professions are encountering challenges to established standards of practice and disruption of decision-making processes that are based on historical norms. Elevated risk of damages is also causing concern around topics such as liability and investment, as well as exposure to short- and long-term impacts […]

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Webinar: Lancet Countdown on Public Health and Climate Change

Webinar: Lancet Countdown on Public Health and Climate Change

Thursday, December 22nd 10:15 – 11:45 am PST The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is an international, multidisciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. Announced at COP 22, the Lancet Countdown will track progress on health and climate change. It follows on from the work of the 2015 Lancet […]

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Webinar: Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation in Mining

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) is offering the following upcoming webinar: An Assessment of the Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation in Mining Thursday, December 15th 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET A changing climate presents physical risks to mine infrastructure as mines are often located in challenging geographies that […]

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Job Posting: CEO at David Suzuki Foundation

The David Suzuki Foundation is hiring for a Chief Executive Officer. Are you a collaborative leader and outstanding relationship-builder, highly motivated to drive positive environmental change and policy in Canada? If so – we are delighted to share with you a unique and important opportunity. Head-quartered in Vancouver, BC, and founded in 1990, the David […]

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