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Vancouver & Victoria events from The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS)

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is pleased to announce the following events taking place in Victoria and Vancouver this week:

WhatBC Weather Year in Review for 2011: An Introduction to PCIC Climate Analysis and Monitoring presented by Faron Anslow, Climatologist, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
When: Wed. February 15, 2012; 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Where: Lower Level Boardroom (Room 002), University House 1, University of Victoria
A live webcast will be available at www.pics.uvic.ca/broadcast.php

WhatWhy We Disagree About Climate Change presented by Mike Hulme, Professor of Climate Change, University of East Anglia, UK
When: Wed. February 15, 2012; 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Where: Fletcher Challenge Theatre (Room 220), SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., Vancouver BC
A live webcast will be available at www.pics.uvic.ca/events.php.

What: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars presented by Michael Mann, Director, Earth System Science Centre, Penn State University
When: Sun. February 19, 2012; 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Where: Fletcher Challenge Theatre (Room 220), SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., Vancouver BC
This event is presented in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation.
A live webcast will be available at www.pics.uvic.ca/events.php.

Visit PICS during Family Science Days – February 18 and 19, 2012 at the Vancouver Convention Centre as part of the AAAS 2012 Annual Meeting to learn more about our new, interactive short course series and other initiatives.

For more information on upcoming and past events, visit www.pics.uvic.ca/events.php.

Other events  of interest this month include:

What: Communicating Climate Science with the Union of Concerned Scientists presented by Brenda Ekwurzel, Climate Scientist and Assistant Director of Climate Research and Analysis, Union of Concerned Scientists
When: Mon. Feb. 20, 2012; 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Where: Room 126, Halpern  Centre, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby BC
This events is sponsored by the Climate Impacts Research Consortium.

What: Coastal Communities Forum presented by the University of Victoria and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
When: Mon. Feb. 27; 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Senate Chambers, University of Victoria
Presenters include PICS Executive Director, Tom Pedersen.
For more information and to register for all or part of this free event, contact Jennifer Guest at jsguest@uvic.ca.

What: Environmental Stewardship: Difficult Decisions Connecting Energy, Water, Waste and Food presented by the BC Water & Waste Association, APEGBC, PICS and the Pacific Energy Innovation Association
When: Tues. Feb. 28; 8:45 am – 4:15 pm
Where: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., Vancouver BC
The keynote address will be presented by PICS Executive Director, Tom Pedersen.

What: The Greenest City Action Plan presented by Sadhu Johnston, Deputy City Manager, City of Vancouver
When: Wed. Feb. 29, 2012; 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Where: Room 1600, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St., Vancouver BC
This event is part of the SFU CarbonTalks series.

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