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Carbon Talk: Lessons from Germany on Effective Municipal Climate Leadership

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 […]

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Webinar: Climate Change and the Energy Sector

  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 […]

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Global Learning Forum 2017: May 17-19 2017 in Vancouver

Global Learning Forum 2017: May 17-19 2017 in Vancouver

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. 

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Job with David Suzuki Foundation: Energy & Climate Policy Analyst

Job with David Suzuki Foundation: Energy & Climate Policy Analyst

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, […]

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Mobilizing for a Transition: Interview with Iron & Earth

Mobilizing for a Transition: Interview with Iron & Earth

                  In the midst of ongoing resource extraction projects, growing climate change activism, and debates about jobs versus the environment, what do oil and gas workers think about the climate? In a new article, ACT researcher Halena Seiferling interviewed Lliam Hildebrand, founder of Iron & Earth, a new […]

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Getting Canada to a Net Zero Economy

Getting Canada to a Net Zero Economy

Check out this event, hosted by Liberal MP Joyce Murray, on how Canada can achieve a net-zero economy: Canadians expect a pragmatic and effective Canadian plan to reduce carbon emissions and do our part to avoid the climate impacts we are beginning to see here (Mountain Pine Bark Beetle) and in vulnerable regions like the […]

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Global Warming's Terrifying New Chemistry

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry

In a new piece in The Nation, Bill McKibben points out a major flaw in our discussions about emissions: we tend to focus on carbon dioxide, and leave out methane. “Because burning natural gas releases significantly less carbon dioxide than burning coal, CO2 emissions have begun to trend slowly downward, allowing politicians to take a bow. But […]

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Petition: Couple Infrastructure Spending with Climate Action

Petition: Couple Infrastructure Spending with Climate Action

Check out this new petition, calling for the federal government to couple their expected infrastructure spending with climate action by focusing on a clean economy and green jobs: “We have an opportunity to turn things around. The Federal budget is expected to contain billions of dollars for infrastructure and grants for innovators and job makers. The […]

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