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(Jan 9) Job Posting: Junior Practice Advisor EGBC

(Jan 9) Job Posting: Junior Practice Advisor EGBC

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia are hiring a Junior Practice Advisor. Reporting to the Associate Director, Professional Practice and liaising with our Practice Advisor, this role is responsible for supporting the Professional Practice Standards and Development Department in the development of professional practice guidelines, providing professional practice and ethics guidance on matters related to professional […]

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(Jan 9) A Blue-Green Scottish Future

(Jan 9) A Blue-Green Scottish Future

To mainstream Blue-Green Infrastructure, Scotland has developed a capital fund for projects that enhance resilience to climatic extremes, restore nature, and educate the public on the benefits of nature-based solutions. The Green Infrastructure Fund aims to create 140 hectares or 15 major projects across Scotland by 2023. For more information on project eligibility see here.

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(Jan 30) 2019 Trends in Land Use, Sustainability, and Rural Planning Webinar

(Jan 30) 2019 Trends in Land Use, Sustainability, and Rural Planning Webinar

On January 30th (12:00 to 1:00pm PST), the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia is hosting a free webinar titled 2019 Trends in Land Use, Sustainability, and Rural Planning. In this one-hour webinar, Angus McAllister (McAllister Opinion Research) and Carolyn Whittaker (Firelight) will summarize what they learned from their 2018 research study and public opinion poll. […]

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(Dec 2018) Cities Adapt to Extreme Weather

(Dec 2018) Cities Adapt to Extreme Weather

Cities Adapt to Extreme Weather: Celebrating Local Leadership is the third report published by the Institute For Catastrophic Loss Reduction in a series highlighting local governments across Canada that are taking steps toward preparing for the impacts of a changing climate. This report includes case studies of twenty communities that have developed comprehensive plans to reduce […]

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(May 21-24) PIMS Workshop on Mathematical Sciences and Clean Energy Applications

(May 21-24) PIMS Workshop on Mathematical Sciences and Clean Energy Applications

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is hosting a four day workshop on mathematical sciences and clean energy applications. The workshop will include: first-hand accounts of mathematical scientists working in clean energy projects, kind and gentle introductions to clean energy systems and mathematical tools, graduate student presentations, and panel discussions on topics such as challenges […]

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(Feb 19-21 2020) Adaptation Canada 2020: Raising Our Game on Resilience

(Feb 19-21 2020) Adaptation Canada 2020: Raising Our Game on Resilience

        Canada’s national conference on climate change adaptation is coming to the West Coast! ADAPTATION CANADA 2020 (February 19-21, 2020) will bring to Vancouver experts and leaders from diverse sectors, regions and jurisdictions to work on one of the most urgent issues of our time — how to build climate change resilience […]

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(Jan 10) Climate Futures Series: The Science, Impacts and Solutions to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees

(Jan 10) Climate Futures Series: The Science, Impacts and Solutions to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees

Which path to halting climate change? On January 10th The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Climate Futures Initiative and SFU’s Faculty of Environment are hosting the Solutions talk of the Climate Futures Series: The SCIENCE, IMPACTS and SOLUTIONS to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees. This talk will explore how the limited amount of carbon dioxide that we […]

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(Dec 13) ACT's Executive Director, Deborah Harford on CBC's The Current

(Dec 13) ACT’s Executive Director, Deborah Harford on CBC’s The Current

On December 13th, the Executive Director of ACT, Deborah Harford was invited to speak with CBC’s The Current about challenges our society faces in the special edition 11 Years: A Blueprint For Climate Action. Deborah spoke to the need for an immediate focus on solutions, benefits and opportunities. For the full episode see here.

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