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More great resources from the Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice

More great resources from the Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice

The Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CoP) has posted more great resources on their site. Please check out the following media: On June 26th 2012, Thomas White, Manager of Science and Adaptation with the Climate Change Action Secretariat in the B.C. Ministry of Environment, gave a webinar on “Recent Progress Implementing B.C.’s Adaptation Strategy”.  […]

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You're Invited: Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice webinar, July 10

You’re Invited: Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice webinar, July 10

You are invited to join the next Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) webinar: Tuesday, July 10th 2012 from 1-2 pm EDT, Catherine Ste-Marie, Research Coordinator and Senior Science Advisor on Climate Change for the Canadian Forest Service, will be giving a webinar on “Assisted Tree Migration and its Potential Role in Adapting Sustainable Forest […]

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TulipTV to broadcast seminar on Flood Management and Mitigation

TulipTV to broadcast seminar on Flood Management and Mitigation

On May 18th, 2012 the Consulate General of the Netherlands in Vancouver and Emergency Management BC organized a Dutch-Canadian seminar about flood management and mitigation. This seminar, organized at the UBC Boathouse along Richmond’s River Road was a great success with more than 90 participants. With partners DHV/Delcan and supported by the city of Richmond […]

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Climate Change Adaptation and Water Governance: Promising Research in the Time for Action

Climate Change Adaptation and Water Governance: Promising Research in the Time for Action

El agua es la vida! Water is life! This is the declaration of a water association in New Mexico, and as national and international reports project higher frequencies and more intense occurrences of drought and flooding, the statement rings ever more true. Researchers around the world are working to protect this precious resource, and regional, […]

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Climate Change Adaptation: A Priorities Plan for Canada

Climate Change Adaptation: A Priorities Plan for Canada

The Climate Change Adaptation Project: Canada (CCAP) was designed to identify and operationalize practical, meaningful and cost-effective adaptation solutions to the most challenging impacts of climate change facing Canada. They have released the Climate Change Adaptation: A Priorities Plan for Canada report, which is available online in full. There have been initiatives in Canada that […]

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Reality Check: The State of Climate Progress in Canada

Reality Check: The State of Climate Progress in Canada

The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRT) is pleased to present Reality Check: The State of Climate Progress in Canada. This report was undertaken at the request of the federal Minister of the Environment to inform the government’s regulatory approach to reducing emissions. This report concludes that despite making progress in […]

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Facing the Challenge: Mapping Floodplains

Facing the Challenge: Mapping Floodplains

In a recent post, UCLA Professor Matthew E. Kahn discusses the release of a series of flood maps in Norfolk, VA. The maps, which can be found in the flood awareness section of the City’s website, are intended to provide citizens with information about how projected flooding will impact them. The site even includes a […]

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Join Thomas White for "Recent Progress Implementing B.C.'s Adaptation Strategy"

Join Thomas White for “Recent Progress Implementing B.C.’s Adaptation Strategy”

Another great webinar from The Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CoP) On Tuesday June 26, 2012 from 1-2 pm EDT, Thomas White, Manager of Science and Adaptation with the Climate Action Secretariat in the B.C. Ministry of Environment, will give a webinar on “Recent Progress Implementing B.C.’s Adaptation Strategy“. Joining the webinar is easy! […]

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