Tag: "climate change"

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Proposed Guide for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in BC Agriculture Sectors

Proposed Guide for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in BC Agriculture Sectors

ACT is proud to feature ACT Water Research Assistant Lauren Klose’s recently completed Masters thesis: A Proposed Guide for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in British Columbia Agriculture Sectors. Download the PDF publication. ACT will release its own report on this topic – our fifth, called Climate Change Adaptation and Crops and Food Supply in BC, […]

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Dr. Jason Thistlethwaite presents Canadian Climate Change Adaptation Project to City of Vancouver

Dr. Jason Thistlethwaite presents Canadian Climate Change Adaptation Project to City of Vancouver

On Thursday September 20, the City of Vancouver will host climate change researcher, Dr. Jason Thistlethwaite from the University of Waterloo who will present on the Canadian Climate Change Adaptation Project and how the public and private sector can work together on adaptation. ACT invites members of the public to attend Dr. Thistlethwaite’s presentation on […]

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Interactive modules on the impacts of climate change from The COMET Program

Interactive modules on the impacts of climate change from The COMET Program

The COMET Program is pleased to announce the publication of three short modules relating to the impacts of climate change: “Climate Change and Regional Impacts“: An overview of the different effects climate change has produced in different regions of the United States. In addition, the module presents information on how climate scientists use specialized models […]

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Major World Interests at Stake in Canada’s Vast Mackenzie River Basin

Major World Interests at Stake in Canada’s Vast Mackenzie River Basin

Published by Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation, August 28, 2012 Watershed covers roughly 20% of Canada, including oil sands; the Mackenzie discharges more water into the Arctic than the St. Lawrence into the Atlantic The governance of Canada’s massive Mackenzie River Basin holds enormous national but also global importance due to the watershed’s impact on […]

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Bob Sandford speaks with Metro News about Mackenzie River Basin

Bob Sandford speaks with Metro News about Mackenzie River Basin

Published in Metro News, Sep 4, 2012, by Dene Moore Published in Vancouver Sun, Sep 4, 2012 by Dene Moore Scientists call it the Amazon of the North and they fear the Mackenzie River Basin, an extensive watershed three times the size of France, is under threat. But it’s not the massive hydroelectric project that […]

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Preparing for the New Normal: The Short and Long Term Costs of Drought and Wildfires

Preparing for the New Normal: The Short and Long Term Costs of Drought and Wildfires

More than half of the United States is enduring an unrelenting drought that research reveals is a level of severity that only happens once in 800 years. As of August 14, 2012, the US Drought Monitor reports that 61.77% of the contiguous US is officially experiencing moderate to extreme drought, the highest percentage in over […]

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The Case for Adaptation: Helping UK Businesses and Government Prepare for Extreme Weather

The Case for Adaptation: Helping UK Businesses and Government Prepare for Extreme Weather

Zurich Insurance Group Ltd, one of ACT’s valuable partners, published a green paper aimed at helping businesses and government prepare for extreme weather based on their research in the UK.   As a global insurer, Zurich has first-hand experiences of how costly severe weather such as snow, flooding and storms, can be on various elements of […]

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Taking water for granted, Robert Sandford published in Literary Review of Canada

Taking water for granted, Robert Sandford published in Literary Review of Canada

Robert Sandford, author of the ACT Climate Change Adaptation and Water Governance reports, has been published in the September 2012 issue of Literary Review of Canada. His article is “An Unexpected Water Crisis, Canada’s changing climate means more droughts, floods and storms – along with less ability to predict them”. Visit the LRC website to […]

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