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(May 1) Job posting: Project Lead, Climate Change and Health Adaptation Planning, Public Health

(May 1) Job posting: Project Lead, Climate Change and Health Adaptation Planning, Public Health

Vancouver Coastal Health is hiring a Project Lead in the Public Health department. The Climate Change and Health Adaptation Planning Project Lead will prepare an integrated health and climate change vulnerability assessment report and develop a climate change and health adaptation strategic plan. This is a temporary position, ending approximately April 30, 2022. For more information […]

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(June 17-18) BC Active Transportation Summit- Call for Presentations

(June 17-18) BC Active Transportation Summit- Call for Presentations

      The BC Active Transportation Summit on June 17th & 18th is now accepting abstracts. The Summit, presented by the BC Cycling Coalition, will gather leaders, stakeholders and advocates from government, industry, academia, and non-profit sectors to explore how to make active transportation safe and convenient for people of all ages and abilities […]

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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 6) The Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health on the Canadian Prairies

(Mar 6) The Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health on the Canadian Prairies

Join the Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC) for an online and in-person discussion on how climate change is impacting the mental health and well-being of communities on the Canadian Prairies. The forum will contain a mix of expert presentations on the topic and community case studies from both Indigenous communities and municipalities on the Prairies. […]

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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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(Jan 16) Job Posting: Specialist, Climate Change and Health

(Jan 16) Job Posting: Specialist, Climate Change and Health

The First Nations Health Authority is hiring a Specialist in Climate Change and Health. If you are looking to make a difference in the Health and Wellness of BC First Nations, this is the perfect opportunity for you! Your high level of expertise and experience working with and for First Nations Communities on the health […]

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(Oct 29) Canada's Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

(Oct 29) Canada’s Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

At this year’s Annual National Roundtable on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) held in Vancouver on October 29th, Public Safety Canada unveiled a new online forum on GCcollab—a new Government of Canada website designed to increase collaboration between government and stakeholders. GCcollab is a professional collaboration platform that is open to all Canadians by invitation. The […]

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(Nov 7) The Intersection of Financial Risk and Climate Resilience

(Nov 7) The Intersection of Financial Risk and Climate Resilience

ASU’s School of Sustainability in partnership with the National Council for Science and the Environment are hosting a webinar on November 7th, where panelists will explore the risks and opportunities in the resilience finance marketplace and the financial mechanisms available to identify, evaluate, and manage climate risk. Panelists include; Joyce Coffee (Moderator): President, Climate Resilience Consulting Senior Sustainability Fellow, ASU […]

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