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Still Creek: A Case Study of Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

Still Creek: A Case Study of Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

Still Creek: A Case Study of Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance Climate change impacts such as flooding and extreme heat are projected to increase in BC over the next few decades and will be extremely costly for cities to manage. As well, species are struggling to adapt to changing weather patterns and climate extremes combined with […]

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ACT moves to a new home in the SFU Faculty of Environment's Pacific Water Research Centre

ACT moves to a new home in the SFU Faculty of Environment’s Pacific Water Research Centre

ACT is excited to announce a new partnership with SFU’s Pacific Water Research Centre (PWRC) based at the Faculty of Environment. Please see the press release below for details: {Click here for SFU’s Pacific Water Research Centre Statement} SFU’s Pacific Water Research Centre beefs up with Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) 07 February 2017 SFU’s Pacific Water […]

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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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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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Study Released by PICS and Fraser Basin Council

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions and the Fraser Basin Council released a new report titled Integrated Community Sustainability Planning: Implications for Rural BC. The report investigates the application of integrated community sustainability planning (ICSP) by regional districts and small municipalities in rural areas of the province. It also examines key sustainability issues faced by […]

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2012 is Hottest Year on Record in U.S.

2012 is Hottest Year on Record in U.S.

As the year comes to a close, a new report by Climate Central reveals 2012 as the hottest on record in the United States.  The report also predicts that the average temperature for 2012 will exceed the previous record (set in 1998) by more than one degree Fahrenheit.  Climate Central used data from the 118 […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Creating a Blue Dialogue

Upcoming Webinar: Creating a Blue Dialogue

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance is hosting a Webinar on Weensday January 9th, titled Creating a Blue Dialogue.  This is the second webinar in their Creating a Blue Dialogue series. Guest speakers will include Michele-Lee Moore, Assistant professor in the Department of Geography at University of Victoria and Research Associate and Strategic Faculty Advisor […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Preparing for Climate Change

Upcoming Webinar: Preparing for Climate Change

“Preparing for Climate Change: An Implementation Guide for Local Governments in BC” will take place on December 11, 2012 from 1 to 2pm Eastern time. The webinar was prepared in response to the need for practical on-the-ground adaptation solutions for local governments, elected officials and staff, including planners, engineers, chief administrative officers, financial officers, and […]

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