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weADAPT Celebrating 10 Years of Adaptation Research and Practice

weADAPT Celebrating 10 Years of Adaptation Research and Practice

weADAPT, the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)’s global platform and network for climate change adaptation issues, is marking its 10th anniversary in 2017. Since it was created by the SEI Oxford Centre in 2007, weADAPT has become a signature online “open space” that allows practitioners, researchers and policy-makers from around the globe to access credible, high-quality information, and to […]

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Natural Resources Canada - Climate Change Adaptation – 2017 Call for Proposals

Natural Resources Canada – Climate Change Adaptation – 2017 Call for Proposals

Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform, chaired by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), brings together representatives from industry, Indigenous, municipal, professional and not-for-profit organizations, federal, provincial and territorial governments, and research institutions to address shared adaptation priorities. To support the objectives identified by Adaptation Platform working groups, Natural Resources Canada is soliciting proposals for cost-shared projects that […]

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Webinar: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government

Webinar: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government

Next up in the Fraser Basin Council’s Retooling for Climate Change series: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government Thursday, November 16 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Responding to local governments who are interested in bringing Green Shores to their communities, this webinar will outline a framework (including Shoreline Classification, Official Community Plan […]

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Webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain - Celebrating Local Leadership

Webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain – Celebrating Local Leadership

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources is pleased to announce the following webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain: Celebrating Local Leadership Thursday, November 9 1:00-2:00 pm EDT Local governments are confronting one of the most important issues of our time – the alarming recent increase in damage to homes from extreme rainfall. Communities […]

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Workshop: Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

Workshop: Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

The Capital Region District’s Climate Action Program (CAP) and Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP) have partnered with Engineers Canada to create a regionally-specific professional development workshop focusing on risk, resiliency, climate change and storm drainage networks (i.e. pipes and creeks). Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate Thursday. November 2 8:15 am […]

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Now Online: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

Now Online: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

On September 28, the Fraser Basin Council held a webinar on the legal implications of climate change for professionals. In this webinar, Zizzo Strategy spoke about climate change liability issues with a focus on case law and climate-related litigation related to negligence and class action lawsuits. The webinar also touched upon recent developments in corporate governance and disclosure […]

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Webinar: How Might Climate Change Affect Forest Growth and What Can We Do About It?

The Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) is pleased to announce the following webinar: How Might Climate Change Affect Forest Growth and What Can We Do About It? Tuesday, November 7 1:00-2:00 pm EST Presenter: Caren Dymond (Forest Carbon and Climate Change Researcher, Government of British Columbia) In this webinar, Caren will discuss the results of two different […]

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PICS Strategic Plan 2017-2022

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) has released their Strategic Plan 2017/2022.  Over 100 people in the PICS community contributed to the creation of this plan. The document defines PICS’ vision, revised mandate, objectives and principles. It builds on the institute’s core competencies and sets the strategic research approach and governance direction for PICS. The […]

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