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May 10: Workshop on Effective Climate Communications

May 10: Workshop on Effective Climate Communications

Join ICLEI Canada and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) as they present a workshop to help participants overcome common hurdles to climate conversations, and gain useful skills for effective communications. Thursday, May 10, 2018 9-11:30 am University of Victoria Victoria, BC This will be an interactive workshop that will include small group breakout sessions […]

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ACT Webinar: Low Carbon Resilience - The Benefits of Integrated Climate Action

ACT Webinar: Low Carbon Resilience – The Benefits of Integrated Climate Action

ACT hosted an exciting webinar featuring our work on Low Carbon Resilience. Low Carbon Resilience is focused on integrating climate change strategies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions (mitigation) and reduce vulnerability to climate change impacts (adaptation). We currently have a window of opportunity to plan implementation of low carbon resilience via coordinated actions, policies, pricing […]

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City of Montreal & ICLEI Contest: Circular Economy

City of Montreal & ICLEI Contest: Circular Economy

The Ville de Montréal, in collaboration with ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Climate CoLab, just launched an international contest on circular economy!  . The Challenge Cities are at the center of global economic growth, and account for 70 percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Paris City Hall Declaration, 2015). The […]

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New Report: Climate Change and Cities

New Report: Climate Change and Cities

The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) has finalized its Second Assessment Report on climate change and cities, and now presents its Summary Report for City Leaders. Read it here! This report summarizes the conclusions of the second assessment report, which includes the latest scientific research on climate change and cities. Mitigation and adaptation climate […]

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Renewable Cities: A Conversation with BC's Minister of Environment

Renewable Cities: A Conversation with BC’s Minister of Environment

SFU’s Renewable Cities initiative is hosting the following event, with a webcast: A Conversation with BC’s Minister of Environment: BC’s Climate Plan and the Urban Opportunity  Friday, February 9 12:30 – 1:30 pm SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, and online When British Columbia laid out its first climate plan a decade ago, it […]

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Webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies

Webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources is pleased to announce the following webinar: Creating Adaptive Policies Tuesday, January 30 1:00pm to 2:00pm ET . Presented by: Darren Swanson (associate of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, a consultant to the United Nations Development Group, and director of Novel Futures Corporation) . This webinar gives an […]

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David Suzuki Fellowships: Deadline January 15

David Suzuki Fellowships: Deadline January 15

Do you know a scholar interested in helping Canada transition to a low-carbon future? If so, here’s an exciting opportunity: David Suzuki Fellowships! Three $50,000 (plus $5,000 for travel and professional development) fellowships are available: Climate change communications: The role of climate change communications to ignite the movement toward a lower-carbon future Indigenous knowledge and climate change: Integrating traditional Indigenous […]

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ACT Article in Public Sector Digest: Low Carbon Resilience

ACT Article in Public Sector Digest: Low Carbon Resilience

The latest issue of Public Sector Digest includes an article from ACT! ACT’s Senior Researcher, Edward Nichol, writes about low carbon resilience in Canadian municipalities. He emphasizes how municipalities are at risk from a variety of current and future climate change impacts, and that these risks affect the built and social infrastructure within municipalities – the buildings, transportation […]

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