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2015 Livable Cities Forum: Presentations Now Online

Presentations from this year’s Livable Cities Forum, held September 28-30 in Calgary, are now online. This forum focused on building flood resiliency and included such topics as public perception of flood risk, what data is needed to reach resiliency, building community trust, and financing resilience. ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford spoke about this last topic […]

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Carbon Talks: Resilient Renewable Communities

Carbon Talks: Resilient Renewable Communities

How do you reduce energy use and shift to renewable energy while ensuring resiliency in a city? A number of global cities, including the City of Vancouver, have adopted a 100% renewable energy target in one or more of their electricity, heating & cooling, and transportation sectors. While reaching these goals will require a shift towards […]

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REALITY CHECK: CLIMATE CHANGE, THE RESOURCE ECONOMY AND THE ROAD TO PARIS An evening with Professor Tim Flannery

REALITY CHECK: CLIMATE CHANGE, THE RESOURCE ECONOMY AND THE ROAD TO PARIS An evening with Professor Tim Flannery

REALITY CHECK: CLIMATE CHANGE, THE RESOURCE ECONOMY AND THE ROAD TO PARIS An evening with Professor Tim Flannery At this special lecture Professor Tim Flannery, recipient of SFU’s 2015/16 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue, will discuss global climate issues with local thought leaders Andrea Reimer and Ross Beaty, and will tackle the thorny topic of […]

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