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Summer Student Job: Flood Adaptation Research and Writing Assistant

The Fraser Basin Council is hiring a summer student to assist on their Regional Flood Management Strategy. Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, this position undertakes research to support the integration of climate adaptation into river and coastal flood management infrastructure, policies and practices in BC’s Lower Mainland. This is part of a larger initiative to […]

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Book Launch: Downstream - Reimagining Water

Book Launch: Downstream – Reimagining Water

Downstream: Reimagining Water  6 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 READ Bookstore, Emily Carr University of Art & Design 1399 Johnston St., Granville Island unceded Coast Salish territories This anthology brings together artists, writers, scientists, scholars, environmentalists, and activists who understand that our shared human need for clean water is crucial to building peace and good […]

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ACT Publication in 'Natural Hazards' Journal

ACT Publication in ‘Natural Hazards’ Journal

ACT’s Deborah Harford and Yaheli Klein, along with other members of the Coastal Cities at Risk Canadian research team, have published an article in the academic journal Natural Hazards.  The article, titled “A multi-perspective examination of heatwaves affecting Metro Vancouver: now into the future,” explores potential impacts of the physical changes expected to come with climate […]

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Carbon Talk: Implementing the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:30 – 1:30 pm Room 7000, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings St In December 2016, the Prime Minister and Premiers announced a national plan to grow the economy, meet its emissions reduction targets under the Paris Agreement, and adapt to a changing climate: the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and […]

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Call for Nominations: Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize

Call for Nominations: Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize

Do you know a wildlife conservation hero who has been essential to protecting nature in Canada and is in financial need? Nominate this hero for the inaugural $10,000 Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize. Deadline: 5 p.m. ET Monday, May 1, 2017 About Glen Davis Glen Davis was a Canadian businessman and philanthropist. When he wasn’t […]

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Webinar: Stormwater Infrastructure and Extreme Precipitation

Check out this upcoming webinar from the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR): Planning for Extreme Precipitation: Assessing Alternatives for Stormwater Infrastructure Resiliency Wednesday, March 22 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Presenters: Peter Nimmrichter (Associate & Climate Change Specialist in Water Resources with Amec Foster Wheeler) and Marvin Ingebrigtsen (Infrastructure Planning & […]

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Webinar: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sustainable Forest Management and the Forest Industry in Saskatchewan

Webinar: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sustainable Forest Management and the Forest Industry in Saskatchewan

Tuesday, March 21 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET  Presenter: Sheri Andrews-Key (PhD Candidate, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan) As the climate continues to change, forest ecosystems are experiencing stresses that have not been seen in the historical past. These changes are impacting many facets of forests in Saskatchewan and will have implications for […]

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Ontario Climate Consortium: 5th Annual Symposium

Ontario Climate Consortium: 5th Annual Symposium

The OCC team is holding their 2017 Ontario Climate Symposium which will be taking place at York University on May 11th and 12th. The theme for this year’s symposium is “Just Transformations: The Next 150”. This event hopes to encourage the development of positive narratives and visions of a just future – ones that cross boundaries between natural science, […]

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