Water Governance

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Webinar: Bringing Together Communities, Businesses and Governments to Tackle Flood Risk

Webinar: Bringing Together Communities, Businesses and Governments to Tackle Flood Risk

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) is pleased to announce the following webinar: FloodSmartCanada – Bringing Together Communities, Businesses and Governments to Tackle Flood Risk Tuesday, November 29th 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Presenter: Shawna Peddle (Director, Partners for Action, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo) Flooding is the most common […]

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Article: Adaptation, the Neglected Child of Climate Change

Article: Adaptation, the Neglected Child of Climate Change

The latest issue of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)’s magazine, Public Sector Management, includes a thought-provoking article on how governments manage and implement adaptation. John Godfrey, former Minister of Infrastructure under Prime Minister Paul Martin and current Special Advisor on Climate Change to the Government of Ontario, pens this article discussing the various […]

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Webinar: What are online adaptation tools good for?

The next webinar in the Fraser Basin Council’s ReTooling for Climate Change series is coming up: Online adaptation tools: what are they good for? Wednesday November 30th 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Trying to figure out how climate might change in the future in BC? Know of some online tools but not sure which to […]

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Read the Report: Crescent Beach Community Meetings on Sea Level Rise

Read the Report: Crescent Beach Community Meetings on Sea Level Rise

In collaboration with ACT, Ideaspace, and West Coast Environmental Law, the City of Surrey hosted a series of three community meetings in the summer of 2016 in the Crescent Beach community to talk about the challenges we face from a changing climate and consider how to adapt to be ready for the future. These meetings provided insightful […]

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Ministerial Panel Report on Trans Mountain Expansion

Ministerial Panel Report on Trans Mountain Expansion

On November 3rd, the Ministerial Panel for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project released its final report to the public. This report represents the culmination of months of public hearings on the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion project and what Canadians felt was missed in the National Energy Board (NEB) review. Three key experts led the panel in […]

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Call for Resources on Adaptation in Australia

Call for Resources on Adaptation in Australia

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) in Australia is seeking resources on coastal adaptation: NCCARF is looking for your contribution to three important initiatives this month: the revision of the ‘State-of-Play’ Information Manual in CoastAdapt, development of new short case studies to include on the CoastAdapt website and the revision of the National Adaptation […]

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PICS District Energy + Water Academy 2016

PICS at UBC has partnered with Ecodistrict on its inaugural District Energy + Water Academy.  Throughout North America, cities, college-, corporate- and university campuses, sports stadiums and commercial districts have the potential to realize enormous benefits through utility-scale energy and water innovation. Such innovation can improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, offer fuel flexibility, enhance […]

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Resilient-C Online Platform: Planning for coastal hazard risk reduction and climate adaptation

Resilient-C Online Platform: Planning for coastal hazard risk reduction and climate adaptation

MEOPAR and UBC presents: RESILIENT-C ONLINE PLATFORM: Planning for coastal hazard risk reduction and climate adaptation You are invited to participate in our next webinar introducing the Resilient-C platform. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the Resilient Coasts Canada Platform, including how to use it for coastal risk reduction and climate change adaptation […]

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