Tag: "new technologies"

0

PICS Presents: New Approaches to Mobilizing Climate Action – June 8, 2010

PICS Presents: New Approaches to Mobilizing Climate Action Tuesday June 8, 2010 7pm – 9pm Bob Wright Centre Room B150 University of Victoria Explore climate change issues through a new lens. This event will include skits by Spilt Milk Comedy Theater, presentations by local experts on the following themes, and an audience question period: – […]

0
Massive Oil Slick Reaches Louisiana Coast

Massive Oil Slick Reaches Louisiana Coast

A massive oil slick from BP’s drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, has reached the coast of Louisiana. A fire and explosion occurred on the rig April 20, killing eleven crew members. It sank two days later. The event could become the worst U.S. environmental disaster in decades, threatening to eclipse even the Exxon Valdez in scope, […]

0
ACT’s Deborah Harford to speak at Projecting Change Film Festival

ACT’s Deborah Harford to speak at Projecting Change Film Festival

ACT’s Executive Director Deborah Harford will be speaking at the Projecting Change Film Festival. “The Great Squeeze: Surviving the Human Project” directed by Christophe Fauchere, will be playing at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas Saturday, April 24 at 2:30pm. For tickets and more information, visit the Projecting Change Film Festival Website here. Saturday, April 24, 2:30pm […]

0
PICS Presents: New Approaches to Global Climate Change Governance

PICS Presents: New Approaches to Global Climate Change Governance

Presented by: Dr. Andreas Rechkemmer Tuesday, May 4 2010, 10:30 am – 12:00 noon Social Sciences & Mathematics Bldg. Room A110, University of Victoria Live Web Stream: http://www.pics.uvic.ca/broadcast.php This lecture will summarize the main components of the present climate change regime, in particular the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, as […]

0
Isabelle Des Chênes speaks at SFU Public Policy Event

Isabelle Des Chênes speaks at SFU Public Policy Event

The Graduate Public Policy Program proudly presents: “Canada’s Forest Products Sector: Carbon Neutral by 2015” with Isabelle Des Chênes Thursday March 18th 12:00 – 1:00pm in Harbour Centre room 3000 Canada’s pulp and paper forestry sector saw the writing on the wall more than a decade ago and began to seriously address climate change by […]

0
iPhone app helps track climate change!

iPhone app helps track climate change!

Calling all iPhone lovers! There’s a new app that helps track climate change. Check out this link: iPhone helps track climate change.  

0

Is China destined to be the next green energy superpower?

China is investing billions of dollars into renewable energy production in an effort to combat their steeply rising greenhouse gas emissions. While the US is only just taking its first steps towards mandating power companies to generate more electricity from renewable sources, China already imposed such a requirement 2 years ago. At present coal remains […]

0

700 square kilometers of ice calves off Antarctic ice shelf

An iceberg the size of New York City has broken off the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Satellite data shows that approximately 700 square kilometers separated from the shelf and shattered into hundreds of icebergs. The Wilkins Shelf, stable for most of the last century, began retreating in the 1990s. The trend has been widely […]

Page 5 of 7« First...34567