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Events: Health Risks and Future Development in a Changing Climate

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is hosting two upcoming events with Dr. Kristie Ebi: The Health Risks of a Changing Climate Climate change is already starting to have far-reaching consequences for human health and these risks will grow in the coming decades. The choices we make now will impact how vulnerable we are […]

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Call for Papers and Posters: 2017 BCSLA Annual Conference

Call for Papers and Posters: 2017 BCSLA Annual Conference

2017 BCSLA Annual Conference – Call for Papers and Posters Whatever the weather: Resilient responses to Climate Change March 30 – April 2, 2017 Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna BC This Call for Abstracts is open to all British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA) Members and allies. University students in studies related to the conference […]

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Webinar: Monitoring Landscape Change in Canada

Webinar: Monitoring Landscape Change in Canada

The first webinar of 2017 in Canada’s Adaptation Platform’s series: Monitoring Landscape Change in Canada Thursday, January 12th 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST Warming across Canada’s Northern landscape since the early 2000’s has resulted in significant changes to all components of the cryosphere, some of which are having regional and global scale impacts on infrastructure […]

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Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

As climate change begins to have measurable effects, members of many professions are encountering challenges to established standards of practice and disruption of decision-making processes that are based on historical norms. Elevated risk of damages is also causing concern around topics such as liability and investment, as well as exposure to short- and long-term impacts […]

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Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

Thursday November 23rd 12:00 – 1:00 pm BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS Building, 2260 West Mall, UBC How does the City of Vancouver’s household greenhouse gas emissions compare to those in other cities across Canada? Does our greenest city out-perform other metropolitan areas, or not? What accounts for differences amongst cities’ household emission? Which cities perform […]

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Three-Webinar Series: Restoring the Carbon Budget

Arizona State University to Host a Three Webinar Series on “Restoring the Carbon Budget” December 15th 2016 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST The capacity of the Earth’s atmosphere to safely hold excess carbon without too much warming is  limited. The situation is growing more urgent. Even after the December 2015 Climate Conference in Paris, the […]

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7th Annual National Roundtable for Disaster Risk Reduction

7th Annual National Roundtable for Disaster Risk Reduction

Canada’s Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be hosting the Seventh Annual National Roundtable for Disaster Risk Reduction in Montréal, Quebec on November 21 – 22, 2016. This year’s theme for the Roundtable, Understanding Disaster Risks, encourages participants to engage in dialogue related to the first four priorities for action under the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk […]

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Metro Vancouver Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference

Metro Vancouver Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference

                    Join Metro Vancouver for the Sixth Annual Zero Waste Conference, November 3rd at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Featuring leaders at the intersection of science, politics and economics, this years’ conference will showcase thought leadership and best practices from across the globe as well as our […]

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