Water Governance

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Workshop: Integrating Climate Risk into Infrastructure Development

Workshop: Integrating Climate Risk into Infrastructure Development

This upcoming Engineers Canada workshop focuses on an important aspect of adaptation: ensuring infrastructure is resilient.     Integrating Climate Risk into Infrastructure Development Monday April 11th Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON This full-day workshop will cover background and use of Engineers Canada’s PIEVC tool that systematically assesses risks of current and future climate on public […]

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Water and the Sacred: The Flow from Commodity to Gift

Water and the Sacred: The Flow from Commodity to Gift

If you are interested in a discussion about the privatization of water and water as a human right and sacred gift, this talk is for you. The Pacific Water Research Centre in the Faculty of Environment at SFU is pleased to invite you to a free public presentation and discussion presented by Dr. Stephen Scharper, […]

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Free Public Talk and Discussion: From Human Spirit to Ocean Science

Free Public Talk and Discussion: From Human Spirit to Ocean Science

From Human Spirit to Ocean Science: presented by Wallace J. Nichols March 22 World Water Day Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Vancouver Aquarium, 4D Theatre Doors Open at 6pm | Reception 6-7pm | Presentation/Discussion 7-8:30 What does water mean to you? Wallace J Nichols, author of the New York Times best seller, Blue Mind, has started a […]

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Online Course: Climate and Water Resources Management

Online Course: Climate and Water Resources Management

Check out this online course, offered by COMET (Collaborative Online Meteorology Educational Training): Climate and Water Resources Management, Part 1: Climate Variability and Change 1-1.25 hours to complete Climate is changing at unprecedented rates in recorded history. A variety of lines of evidence demonstrate that climate change is likely to affect the hydrologic cycle and […]

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Bob Sandford's New Book, "Storm Warning"

Bob Sandford’s New Book, “Storm Warning”

Bob Sandford, ACT’s water policy adviser and also co-author of our latest book, has a new book of his own. “Storm Warning: Water and Climate Security in a Changing World” highlights what the effects of climate change will be on water systems. The book is featured in a new article from The Georgia Straight: Written […]

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Canada Ocean Lecture: Marine Biodiversity and the Health of Canada's Oceans

Canada Ocean Lecture: Marine Biodiversity and the Health of Canada’s Oceans

Check out this free event, Thursday March 3rd, on marine biodiversity: Marine Biodiversity and the Health of Canada’s Oceans A free public talk and discussion, presented by Dr. Paul Snelgrove, Research Professor, Ocean Sciences and Biology, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL Thursday, March 3, 2016, 7:00 pm, SFU Vancouver Harbour Centre Room 1900, 515 West […]

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Our 'Climate Nexus' Book Featured in Focus Magazine

Our ‘Climate Nexus’ Book Featured in Focus Magazine

Focus Magazine in Victoria has a feature on our new book, “The Climate Nexus: Water, Food, Energy, and Biodiversity in a Changing World.” Co-author Jon O’Riordan is also interviewed for the article. “In their book The Climate Nexus: Water, Food, Energy and Biodiversity in a Changing World (Rocky Mountain Books, December 2015), Robert William Sandford and […]

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Upcoming Webinars on Urban Resilience

Upcoming Webinars on Urban Resilience

Check out this series of webinars on urban resilience: EMI’s Institute of Urban Resilience (EMI-IUR) recently launched its Urban Resilience Webinar series where participants can learn from and interact real-time with world-renowned experts on the most pressing urban resilience and disaster risk management (DRM) topics today. The webinars provide a structured and comprehensive lecture on the […]

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