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Ministerial Panel Report on Trans Mountain Expansion

Ministerial Panel Report on Trans Mountain Expansion

On November 3rd, the Ministerial Panel for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project released its final report to the public. This report represents the culmination of months of public hearings on the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion project and what Canadians felt was missed in the National Energy Board (NEB) review. Three key experts led the panel in […]

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Three-Webinar Series: Restoring the Carbon Budget

Arizona State University to Host a Three Webinar Series on “Restoring the Carbon Budget” December 15th 2016 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST The capacity of the Earth’s atmosphere to safely hold excess carbon without too much warming is  limited. The situation is growing more urgent. Even after the December 2015 Climate Conference in Paris, the […]

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David Suzuki Foundation Climate Fellowships

Calling on scholars for climate solutions Are you a scholar who can help lead Canada to a low-carbon future? Do you know someone who is? If so, here’s an exciting opportunity: David Suzuki Fellowships. This new program will invest in leaders with the potential to follow in David Suzuki’s footsteps — bringing important new thinking to […]

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PICS District Energy + Water Academy 2016

PICS at UBC has partnered with Ecodistrict on its inaugural District Energy + Water Academy.  Throughout North America, cities, college-, corporate- and university campuses, sports stadiums and commercial districts have the potential to realize enormous benefits through utility-scale energy and water innovation. Such innovation can improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, offer fuel flexibility, enhance […]

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Call for Proposals -  2017 Ontario Climate Symposium at York University

Call for Proposals – 2017 Ontario Climate Symposium at York University

The Ontario Climate Consortium Secretariat is in the planning stages for the 2017 Ontario Climate symposium, taking place at York University on May 11th and 12th. Given year-over-year growth in attendance and overall interest in our flagship annual event, we are moving to a two-day format to provide more space for conversation and engagement with […]

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Carbon Talk View Online- Climate Action in BC

The video is now online from October 4th’s Carbon Talks event, entitled “Climate Action in BC: Where do we go from here?” Click here to watch the video. BC’s updated Climate Leadership Plan was released in August 2016 and many have said that it fell short in ambition and specificity to get BC on track […]

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Carbon Talk with ACT's Deborah Harford: Low Carbon Resilience

Carbon Talk with ACT’s Deborah Harford: Low Carbon Resilience

ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford presented at SFU’s Carbon Talks on September 27th 2016. The video of this presentation is now online. In the presentation, Deb explores the concept of lowcarbon resilience and outlines some of the conclusions in ACT’s recent report, Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada. Following the presentation, audience members […]

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Presentations Online from 2016 Livable Cities Forum

Presentations Online from 2016 Livable Cities Forum

The 2016 Livable Cities Forum took place September 12-14 in Halifax, and all presentations given at the Forum are now online. In addition to other exciting and innovative sessions, Senior ACT Researcher Edward Nichol delivered two important presentations at the conference. Click below to see his presentations on:   Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change […]

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