The Canadian Climate Forum’s 2016 Symposium will be held October 20-21 in Ottawa. ACT Executive Director Deb Harford is is on the Advisory Board of the CCF, and this Symposium promises to be an informative and exciting opportunity! Check out the information below, and click here to register.
Climate change is advancing at an alarming rate around the world. It is now more important than ever that we move ahead as fast as possible with emissions reduction (mitigation), while planning for resilience to the impacts that are already evident and projected to worsen (adaptation). However, these crucial pathways are still largely being considered […]
The Government of Alberta is hiring for a number of positions in their Climate Change Office, focusing on their provincial Climate Leadership Plan. Available positions include: Director, Adaptation and Energy Efficiency –> Deadline: June 10 Policy Coordinator –> Deadline: June 7 Project Engineer –> Deadline: June 7 Director, Emissions […]
ACT’s two most senior advisers, Bob Sandford and Jon O’Riordan, recently presented a POLIS webinar. In this webinar, the speakers shared insights from their recent publication “The Climate Nexus: Water, Food, Energy & Biodiversity in a Changing World.” The presentation highlighted how changing hydro-climate systems are creating a crisis for the Nexus elements, and discussed the range of transformative […]
Effective Climate Leadership in Cities: Lessons from Germany Germany is known for its ambitious national energy policies, but its cities are also home to some important innovations. We all know about the Copenhagens and Oslos of the world that are leaders in climate action, but those big names are not the only ones forging ahead […]
Check out the following webinar, offered by Natural Resources Canada: Energy and Climate Change Adaptation – How Industry Leaders Tackle the Challenge Wednesday, June 1st, 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET Join us to learn how industry leaders innovate in Canada, Iceland and South Africa! Adapting to Climate Change – State of Play and Recommendations […]
Join city, private sector, civil society leaders, and other leaders for Global Learning Forum 2017, a chance to advance the movement for 100% renewable energy in cities. Global Learning Forum 2017 May 17-19 2017 Vancouver, BC 400 leaders from 70 cities Save the date for this important event! Click here for more information.
An exciting climate job opportunity with the David Suzuki Foundation: Policy Analyst: Renewable Energy & Climate Solutions Vancouver Full time, permanent (34 hours/week) Application deadline: May 15th Responsibilities: • Recognized as a DSF expert in their area(s) of specialization (climate change and clean energy). • Implements and takes responsibility for the outcome of the plans, […]