Water Governance

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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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Shivaji Competition: Creative Sea Level Rise Solutions

Shivaji Competition: Creative Sea Level Rise Solutions

Calling all artists, architects, scientists, engineers, animators, and other creatives: Shivaji Competition:  Islands, Deltas and Rising Seas Animated GIFs due on March 10, 2016 Shivaji2016.com Contact:  Glenn Weiss at ShivajiCompetition@gmail.com Rising Waters Confab II, April 25-May 26, 2016 In GIF format, the Shivaji Competition seeks actual and impossible ideas to maintain human habitation on islands and deltas doomed by […]

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ACT Book Featured at Literary Lights Event

ACT Book Featured at Literary Lights Event

Let your friends in the Canmore area know that ACT author Bob Sandford will be featured at an upcoming literary event. Our publisher Rocky Mountain Books is holding an event next week to feature their writers. See below for details: Literary Lights: A Celebration of Canmore Writers and Rocky Mountain Books  Thursday January 28th, 7:00 […]

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Webinar: BC’s New Water Law

Check out this upcoming free webinar, offered by the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance at the University of Victoria: WHAT: Awash with Opportunity: Sustainability in BC’s New Water Law DATE: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 TIME: 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT ( 3 p.m. to  4:30 p.m. ET)   In May 2014, the Province of British Columbia enacted the Water Sustainability Act, which provides an […]

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Webinar: Voodoo Hydrology— Pitfalls of Urban Hydrology Methods & What You Need to Know

Webinar: Voodoo Hydrology— Pitfalls of Urban Hydrology Methods & What You Need to Know

Read on for information about this interesting webinar offered on January 21st with Andy Reese: As a stormwater community, we have for years relied upon common urban stormwater hydrologic design methodologies and trusted their results. But, should we? Join returning speaker Andy Reese as he exposes the black box of urban hydrology. In this webinar, Andy will […]

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