Water Governance

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North Coast Draft Plan for Input

North Coast Draft Plan for Input

North Coast Draft Marine Plan Released The North Coast – Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society and the Province of British Columbia would appreciate your feedback on the North Coast draft Marine Plan during the public review period, which runs April 29 – June 3, 2014. Download the North Coast draft Marine Plan Download a summary of the North […]

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Coquitlam extends setbacks in climate change preparation

Coquitlam extends setbacks in climate change preparation

Beedie’s Waterfront Village Centre  |  Beedie Living Coquitlam, one of the three Canadian cities involved in an insurance-industry backed pilot program to access threats of climate change, has ruled that new developments on the Fraser River must be set further and higher back from the water. The policy change will require the Waterfront Village Centre, […]

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'Historic achievement' as British Columbia replaces its 105-year old Water Act

‘Historic achievement’ as British Columbia replaces its 105-year old Water Act

“The Act provides a new opportunity and framework to collaborate and implement watershed-based solutions,” says Ted van der Gulik, President of the Partnership for Water Sustainability in British Columbia. On April 29, 2014 the British Columbia Legislature passed the Water Sustainability Act (Bill 18). The Act recognizes the connection between land use actions and the implications for the both […]

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Climate Change Class Action Filed By Insurers Against Cities In Chicago Region

A recently filed lawsuit headed by Illinois Farmers Insurance Company against municipalities in Cook County, Illinois, should act as a serious wake up for local governments ignoring their management of climate change. The lawsuit, Illinois Farmers Insurance Company and Farmers Insurance Exchange v The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago sees the insurer and all of […]

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Join DSF and David Suzuki for a movie night at the Rio!

FREE tickets for SFU staff &  students. RSVP to Ryan Kadowaki at rkadowaki@davidsuzuki.org and he will put you on the guest list. The event information is below. ____________________ Join the David Suzuki Foundation for the Vancouver premiere of Climate Change in Atlantic Canada on April 24. The evening will include a screening of the documentary followed by Q&A and a […]

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California Suffers Astonishingly Fast Snowpack Melt as Drought Intensifies

California Suffers Astonishingly Fast Snowpack Melt as Drought Intensifies

While the drought conditions in California and Texas were likely initially triggered by natural variability, such as ocean temperature patterns in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, studies show that manmade global warming can intensify such conditions by raising temperatures and increasing evaporation. In addition, a new study found that manmade global warming likely intensified the weather pattern […]

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Lake Erie on Verge of Death as Climate Change Effects to Serve Double Blow

Lake Erie on Verge of Death as Climate Change Effects to Serve Double Blow

Lake Erie is on the verge of being declared dead again because of climate change, according to researchers. Their reports show that drastic new pollution targets are needed if Lake Erie is to protected from developing a massive “dead zone” (or hypoxic zone), where toxic algae blooms and regions are starved of oxygen, meaning life cannot thrive. […]

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ACT Executive Director To Moderate GLOBE 2014 Food/Water Security Session

ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford will moderate the session on Food and Water Security in a Changing World at 2:45pm on March 27th at the GLOBE 2014 Conference. Panelists are: Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, Stockholm Water Institute; Marco Ferroni, Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture; Tim Brown, Chairman, President & CEO, Nestle Waters North America; […]

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