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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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Contribute Your Ideas: Canada in a Changing Climate

Contribute Your Ideas: Canada in a Changing Climate

The Government of Canada has launched Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, the national assessment of how Canada’s climate is changing, the impacts of these changes and how we are adapting to reduce risk. The process to develop the assessment is an ongoing collaboration among subject-matter experts from a range of backgrounds. Together, […]

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Climate Change: Legal Risk and Opportunities for Professionals

Climate Change: Legal Risk and Opportunities for Professionals

Event in Victoria: Climate Change – Legal Risk and Opportunities for Professionals  Professionals whose practice areas are affected by climate change need to consider how they will respond in order to provide good service to clients, maintain public confidence in their profession, and minimize legal risk. Similarly, those who rely on professionals for advice should […]

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Event: More Equitable Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in a More-Than-Human World

If you’re in the Prince George area, check out this interesting upcoming event. A webcast is available as well. More Equitable Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in a More-Than-Human World Friday, November 17 3:30 pm Room 8-164 at UNBC main campus, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC Climate change is a threat to ecosystems and human […]

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