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ACT on Global News for Earth Day

ACT on Global News for Earth Day

Check out our Executive Director Deborah Harford on Global News! Deb spoke about Earth Day 2018, touching on what we can do to help reduce our negative impact on the planet. Research shows that by 2050 the ocean will be filled with more plastic than fish, but luckily there is much we can do to […]

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April 27: The Hard Work of Hope in the Anthropocene

April 27: The Hard Work of Hope in the Anthropocene

Join the adaptation community for an exciting talk on April 27 in Victoria. Tim O’Riordan, PhD, is an emeritus professor of environmental sciences at the University of East Anglia, U.K. and an academic adviser to the University of Victoria’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project. He’s also the brother of Jon O’Riordan, PhD, ACT senior adviser and also strategic adviser […]

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New Report: Climate Change and Cities

New Report: Climate Change and Cities

The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) has finalized its Second Assessment Report on climate change and cities, and now presents its Summary Report for City Leaders. Read it here! This report summarizes the conclusions of the second assessment report, which includes the latest scientific research on climate change and cities. Mitigation and adaptation climate […]

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Webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies

Webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources is pleased to announce the following webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies Tuesday, January 30 1:00pm to 2:00pm ET . Presented by: Darren Swanson (associate of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, a consultant to the United Nations Development Group, and director of Novel Futures Corporation) . This webinar gives an […]

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Contribute Your Ideas: Canada in a Changing Climate

Contribute Your Ideas: Canada in a Changing Climate

The Government of Canada has launched Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, the national assessment of how Canada’s climate is changing, the impacts of these changes and how we are adapting to reduce risk. The process to develop the assessment is an ongoing collaboration among subject-matter experts from a range of backgrounds. Together, […]

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Event: More Equitable Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in a More-Than-Human World

If you’re in the Prince George area, check out this interesting upcoming event. A webcast is available as well. More Equitable Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in a More-Than-Human World Friday, November 17 3:30 pm Room 8-164 at UNBC main campus, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC Climate change is a threat to ecosystems and human […]

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Sea Level Rise - The Big Picture

Sea Level Rise – The Big Picture

ACT, along with local partners, is excited to offer the following free public discussion series: The Octopus’s Garden? Planning for Sea Level Rise  Regions around the world are experiencing climate change impacts such as droughts, floods, wildfires, and heat waves, while planning for the long-term effects of sea level rise and coastal storms. These stressors […]

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McMaster Centre for Climate Change Public Lecture Series - David Miller

McMaster Centre for Climate Change Public Lecture Series – David Miller

For our colleagues in Ontario: Wednesday, October 18 6:30 pm McMaster Innovation Park Hamilton, ON Join the McMaster Centre for Climate Change for their Fall 2017 public lecture from David Miller. David Miller was the visionary behind the City of Toronto’s 2007 Climate Change Action Plan which set an ambitious target of 80% below 1990 levels by […]

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