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Apply Now: Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health

Apply Now: Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health

Apply now for a $2,000 scholarship for research on communities and environmental health! Applications for the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship are being accepted now through May 10, 2017. The scholarship supports graduate students working on BC based research projects that are addressing environmental health issues and promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative community initiatives. The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship […]

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Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

As climate change begins to have measurable effects, members of many professions are encountering challenges to established standards of practice and disruption of decision-making processes that are based on historical norms. Elevated risk of damages is also causing concern around topics such as liability and investment, as well as exposure to short- and long-term impacts […]

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Coast Salish Protocol Panel Discussion

Coast Salish Protocol Panel Discussion

About: Learn about Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh protocol practices and how migrants and settlers can make ‘genuine reconciliation’ a part of their work. Are you unsure about your role and the base knowledge on how to conduct “territorial acknowledgements” and how to make them matter? This session is for people just starting to unravel, or […]

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Webinar: Managing Flood Risk in BC's Lower Mainland

Webinar: Managing Flood Risk in BC’s Lower Mainland

The next webinar in the Fraser Basin Council’s ReTooling for Climate Change Series: Managing Flood Risk in BC’s Lower Mainland Tuesday, September 27th 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Steve Litke from the Fraser Basin Council will be presenting the results of Phase 1 of the Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy. Phase 1 examined the region’s flood […]

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Integrated Proposal to Tackle Canada’s Climate Change Challenges

ACT – Integrated Proposal to Tackle Climate Change Challenges (PDF download) On August 12, 2016, ACT submitted the following comment to the federal government’s public consultation gathering feedback for the upcoming national climate change plan: Integrated Proposal to Tackle Canada’s Climate Change Challenges KEY RECOMMENDATIONS 1. Recognize the urgency. Changes to the composition of the atmosphere, loss […]

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LOW CARBON RESILIENCE: TRANSFORMATIVE CLIMATE CHANGE PLANNING FOR CANADA

Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada

Climate change is advancing at an alarming rate around the world. It is now more important than ever that we move ahead as fast as possible with emissions reduction (mitigation), while planning for resilience to the impacts that are already evident and projected to worsen (adaptation). However, these crucial pathways are still largely being considered […]

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Webinar: Understanding Climate Change Risks in Canada’s Coastal Regions

Check out this upcoming NRCan webinar: Understanding Climate Change Risks in Canada’s Coastal Regions: From Infrastructure to Ecosystems Thursday, June 16th 1:00-2:30 pm ET Interactive Atlas on Sea Ice Hazards for Coastal Areas As the climate of the arctic is changing rapidly, the need for precise information on ice state is needed by a number […]

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Apply Now: Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health

Apply Now: Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health

The Fraser Basin Council is now accepting applications for their Elizabeth Henry Scholarship: Apply now for a $2,000 scholarship for research on communities and environmental health! Applications for the inaugural Elizabeth Henry Scholarship are being accepted now through May 10, 2016. The scholarship supports graduate students working on BC-based research projects that are addressing environmental […]

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