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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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The Great Lakes Region, Global Health, and Livable Cities Forum from CoP

The Great Lakes Region, Global Health, and Livable Cities Forum from CoP

The Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CoP) has released the following great resources: The State of Climate Change Adaptation in the Great Lakes Region On September 18th, 2012, Rachel Gregg, lead scientist at EcoAdapt and CAKE content editor, presented a webinar titled “The State of Climate Change Adaptation in the Great Lakes Region”.  This […]

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You eat 3,496 litres of water every day

You eat 3,496 litres of water every day

Published in the The Guardian by John Burn-Murdoch Interactive: how much water is used in the production of different foods? Italian graphic design specialist Angela Morelli has put together an interactive visualization explaining how much water we consume indirectly through eating and drinking different foods and drinks. Coffee and beef have two of the most […]

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AdaptNet reports: Global Health, Indigenous Knowledge, and Sustainability Model

AdaptNet reports: Global Health, Indigenous Knowledge, and Sustainability Model

The September 25 newsletter from AdaptNet the Climate Change and Adaptation Report contains the following publications that we’re finding valuable: Links between Global Health and Adaptation The paper outlines the relevance of climate change adaptation to global health. It highlights the importance of linking the social determinants of health and sustainable development agendas with climate […]

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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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