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Re-energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future

Re-energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future

In Fall 2016, Natural Resources Canada commissioned Sustainable Canada Dialogues to produce an independent, scholarly report on the transition to low-carbon energy. The report was developed to examine how Canada could transition to low-carbon energy systems while remaining globally competitive.  Re-Energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future, provides independent academic input to Generation Energy, a […]

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Read Now: The Green Infrastructure Guide

Read Now: The Green Infrastructure Guide

Published in May 2007, The Green Infrastructure Guide remains an invaluable reference document for those who embrace a ‘design with nature’ philosophy. The Guide led directly to development of the Shared Responsibility Matrix which embodies a way-of-thinking that is timeless. The Guide illuminates the early history of green infrastructure implementation in British Columbia, serves as a […]

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Transport Canada Adaptation Assessment

Transport Canada Adaptation Assessment

Transport Canada has released an adaptation assessment, now available online. The report, Climate Risks & Adaptation Practices for the Canadian Transportation Sector 2016, presents the current state of knowledge about climate risks to the Canadian transportation sector, and identifies existing or potential adaptation practices. The report includes six regional chapters and one urban chapter which reflect the […]

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Adaptation Report: Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group

Adaptation Report: Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group

The Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group (IBWG) of Canada’s Climate Change and Adaptation Platform has released a Adaptation State of Play report. The Infrastructure and Buildings Working Group (IBWG) was established by the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) and Engineers Canada, in consultation with Natural Resources Canada, in 2013 and is part of Canada’s […]

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Seminar: Cumulative carbon emissions budgets consistent with 1.5 °C global warming

Thursday, April 13 2:00 – 3:00 pm Room RCB 7100, Robert Brown Hall, SFU Burnaby Campus Join us for this research seminar with Nathan Gillett, co-hosted by the Climate Research Lab, Simon Fraser University and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions. The Paris Agreement commits ratifying parties to pursuing efforts to limit the global temperature increase […]

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Webinar: Stormwater Infrastructure and Extreme Precipitation

Check out this upcoming webinar from the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR): Planning for Extreme Precipitation: Assessing Alternatives for Stormwater Infrastructure Resiliency Wednesday, March 22 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Presenters: Peter Nimmrichter (Associate & Climate Change Specialist in Water Resources with Amec Foster Wheeler) and Marvin Ingebrigtsen (Infrastructure Planning & […]

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Ontario Climate Consortium: 5th Annual Symposium

Ontario Climate Consortium: 5th Annual Symposium

The OCC team is holding their 2017 Ontario Climate Symposium which will be taking place at York University on May 11th and 12th. The theme for this year’s symposium is “Just Transformations: The Next 150”. This event hopes to encourage the development of positive narratives and visions of a just future – ones that cross boundaries between natural science, […]

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Register Now: Renewable Cities' Global Learning Forum 2017

Register Now: Renewable Cities’ Global Learning Forum 2017

Have you registered for Renewable Cities’ Global Learning Forum 2017?  . Global Learning Forum 2017 is a solutions-focused dialogue on the road to 100% renewable electricity, heating and cooling, and transportation in cities. This three-day event takes place from May 17-19 in Vancouver, BC. . Join Renewable Cities to meet with your peers and experience […]

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