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3rd Climate Change Technology Conference: Call for Papers

3rd Climate Change Technology Conference: Call for Papers

For more information visit http://www.cctc2013.ca/ Download PDF poster

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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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Women’s vulnerability to climate change transitioning to adaptability

Women’s vulnerability to climate change transitioning to adaptability

If I told you that women in developing countries are more vulnerable to climate change, I expect you would consider that common sense. When women have limited rights and agency, as is often the case, they are likely to bear more of the brunt of worsening conditions. But new research suggests that although women are […]

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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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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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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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Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR) launches new project website

Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR) launches new project website

ACT is a Canadian partner organization in the 5-year, “Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR): Building Adaptive Capacity for Managing Climate Change in Coastal Megacities” program funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) together with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social […]

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"Telling the Weather Story" report from Insurance Bureau of Canada authored by Dr. Gordon McBean

“Telling the Weather Story” report from Insurance Bureau of Canada authored by Dr. Gordon McBean

A major report titled Telling the Weather Story: Can Canada Manage the Storms Ahead? Has been released by the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). The report was prepared by Gordon McBean (author of ACT’s Extreme Weather Events Report), Paul Kovacs, Jim Bruce, Dan Sandink; and the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) team building on […]

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