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(Feb 20) We need a fresh approach to climate change migration. This is why

(Feb 20) We need a fresh approach to climate change migration. This is why

A fresh approach to “climate change migration” requires including the voices of those whose lives and homes are in the greatest danger. Global migration planning and policies must start with community-based, participatory research that can better prepare communities for both sudden and slow onset natural disasters associated with a changing climate. Carol Farbotko, a Human […]

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(Mar 9) Beyond Climate Film Screening

(Mar 9) Beyond Climate Film Screening

Join David Suzuki and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) for a special screening and discussion of Ian Mauro’s latest film, Beyond Climate, during the University of Victoria Ideafest. Beyond Climate invites viewers to explore the climate impacts facing the places and people of British Columbia. After the screening, engage with panelists Suzuki, Mauro, […]

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(Feb 27) Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation Webinar

(Feb 27) Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation Webinar

            Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar led by Transport Canada: Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation The webinar will focus on three federally-led climate initiatives of interest to the transportation sector: The transportation aspects of the Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure […]

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(Mar 1) Home Flood Risk Assessment Training

(Mar 1) Home Flood Risk Assessment Training

Fleming College, Seneca College, Toronto Hydro and Intact Financial Corporation are launching a course to highlight the importance of flood resiliency for Canadian homeowners. The course highlights a range of solutions that can be deployed practically and cost-effectively at the lot level to help residential homeowners reduce flood risk. The course enables learners to gain […]

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(Feb 21) Ecosystem Restoration with Wildfire: Webinar

(Feb 21) Ecosystem Restoration with Wildfire: Webinar

          This is the first webinar as part of a new Wildfire and Climate Change Winter/Spring 2019 Webinar Series. When: February 21 9am-10am PST Speaker: Al Neal, Senior Ecosystem Restoration Specialist, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Al will share his many decades of experience in planning […]

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(Feb 28) The Impacts of 1.5 Degrees

(Feb 28) The Impacts of 1.5 Degrees

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Climate Futures Initiative and Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Environment are pleased to introduce the Climate Futures Series: The SCIENCE, the IMPACTS and SOLUTIONS to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees. On February 28th, the Impacts of 1.5 Degrees talk will focus on the approach used by the scientific […]

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(Jan-Mar) BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative Workshops

(Jan-Mar) BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative Workshops

The BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative is hosting multiple workshops over the next two months that support adaptation and wildfire planning for agriculture across BC. The workshops are aimed at agricultural producers from all sectors, wildfire response and emergency personnel, and local government representatives. Producers will gain vital knowledge to prepare themselves and […]

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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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