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Upcoming Event: Three Foreign Policy Challenges for Trump

Upcoming Event: Three Foreign Policy Challenges for Trump

ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford was on Roundhouse Radio this past Friday to discuss the upcoming event Canadian International Council on Three Foreign Policy Challenges for the Trump Administration.  Deb was discussing her role as a panelist in the event, which will include climate change as one of the three key issues the Trump administration will […]

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Call for Papers and Posters: 2017 BCSLA Annual Conference

Call for Papers and Posters: 2017 BCSLA Annual Conference

2017 BCSLA Annual Conference – Call for Papers and Posters Whatever the weather: Resilient responses to Climate Change March 30 – April 2, 2017 Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna BC This Call for Abstracts is open to all British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA) Members and allies. University students in studies related to the conference […]

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Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

As climate change begins to have measurable effects, members of many professions are encountering challenges to established standards of practice and disruption of decision-making processes that are based on historical norms. Elevated risk of damages is also causing concern around topics such as liability and investment, as well as exposure to short- and long-term impacts […]

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Webinar: Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation in Mining

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) is offering the following upcoming webinar: An Assessment of the Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation in Mining Thursday, December 15th 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET A changing climate presents physical risks to mine infrastructure as mines are often located in challenging geographies that […]

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Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

Thursday November 23rd 12:00 – 1:00 pm BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS Building, 2260 West Mall, UBC How does the City of Vancouver’s household greenhouse gas emissions compare to those in other cities across Canada? Does our greenest city out-perform other metropolitan areas, or not? What accounts for differences amongst cities’ household emission? Which cities perform […]

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Job Opportunity: Post Doctoral Fellow- Climate Change Mitigation Economist

The UBC Faculty of Forestry has an opening for a post-doctoral fellow with training and experience in economics and policy analysis. The position is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, with co-supervision in the Liu Institute for Global Issues of the University of British Columbia. […]

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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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