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(Mar 13,25,27) CleanBC Telephone Town Halls

(Mar 13,25,27) CleanBC Telephone Town Halls

CleanBC will be hosting a series of Telephone Town Halls throughout March. They are looking to speak directly with up to 400,000 British Columbians on how the plan can work for them to make life more affordable and comfortable while cutting carbon pollution. There are four Telephone Town Halls, each focusing on a specific region […]

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(Mar 13) Communicating Climate Solutions and Measuring Progress Workshop

(Mar 13) Communicating Climate Solutions and Measuring Progress Workshop

On March 13th, join ICLEI Canada, Renewable Cities, and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for a free workshop focusing on communicating, implementing and measuring climate action. This workshop is intended for municipal staff, elected officials, public servants, academics, utilities, and NGOs. The workshop is divided into two parts (participation in both is not necessary): Part […]

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(May 29) State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations Conference

(May 29) State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations Conference

Globally, cities are responsible for 75 per cent of energy consumption and an equivalent share of greenhouse gas emissions. A growing number of international bodies—including the IPCC, IEA, OECD and the Global Commission on Climate and Economy—have recognized not only the pivotal role of cities, but underscored the need for stronger collaborative governance. To successfully […]

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(May 21-24) PIMS Workshop on Mathematical Sciences and Clean Energy Applications

(May 21-24) PIMS Workshop on Mathematical Sciences and Clean Energy Applications

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is hosting a four day workshop on mathematical sciences and clean energy applications. The workshop will include: first-hand accounts of mathematical scientists working in clean energy projects, kind and gentle introductions to clean energy systems and mathematical tools, graduate student presentations, and panel discussions on topics such as challenges […]

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(Jan 10) Climate Futures Series: The Science, Impacts and Solutions to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees

(Jan 10) Climate Futures Series: The Science, Impacts and Solutions to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees

Which path to halting climate change? On January 10th The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Climate Futures Initiative and SFU’s Faculty of Environment are hosting the Solutions talk of the Climate Futures Series: The SCIENCE, IMPACTS and SOLUTIONS to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees. This talk will explore how the limited amount of carbon dioxide that we […]

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(Dec 10) COP 24 Update

(Dec 10) COP 24 Update

Just a week after the naturalist Sir David Attenborough spoke passionately from the “People’s Seat” in Katowice, Poland at COP 24, the United States government officials are defending the fossil fuel industry. While addressing the climate change conference from the “Peoples Seat,” which represents the link between the public and policy makers, Sir David said: […]

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(Nov 29) The Circular Economy—A Pathway to a Sustainable Organization

(Nov 29) The Circular Economy—A Pathway to a Sustainable Organization

How can your organization better understand and become part of the circular economy? How can you future-proof your organization and reduce your linear risks? Through case studies, guest speaker, simulations, exercises, instructor-led group discussion and personal reflection, this workshop will assist you in understanding how your organization can integrate circular economy practices such as product-as-a-service, sharing […]

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(Oct 26) Business and Civil Society Leaders Support Action on Carbon Pricing and Clean Competitive Policies

(Oct 26) Business and Civil Society Leaders Support Action on Carbon Pricing and Clean Competitive Policies

The Smart Prosperity Leaders Initiative issued a statement on October 26th in support of carbon pricing and clean competitiveness policies.  The initiative, which includes 24 prominent leaders from business, environmental, labour, social, youth and indigenous organizations across Canada was launched with the purpose to harness new thinking to accelerate Canada’s transition to a stronger, cleaner economy. […]

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