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Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on our Water Future

Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on our Water Future

ACT’s recent release of the Climate Change Adaptation & Water Governance report was followed by a 16-city cross-Canada tour last October and November conducted by ACT water policy author Bob Sandford, co-chair of the Forum for Leadership on Water (FLOW) and one of Canada’s foremost water experts. Over a two-month period, Sandford talked to hundreds […]

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POLIS Webinar - Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future

POLIS Webinar – Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future

POLIS invites you to join the Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future webinar. Full details are available online. Tuesday, May 29th 2012 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET (9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PT) This is the fifth, and final, webinar in the POLIS Water Sustainability Project’s 2011/2012 Creating a Blue Dialogue […]

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Re-visiting the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Framework

Re-visiting the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Framework

In late January 2012, the UK released its Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) Government Report. ACT offers a summary of the report here. The release of the CCRA is a bold move, marking the first assessment of its kind for the UK. Given the cyclical nature of the adaptation process, the CCRA will be updated […]

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Water Infrastructure Planning in an Era of Climate Change

Water Infrastructure Planning in an Era of Climate Change

Brett Walton from Circle of Blue writes a compelling story about the importance of infrastructure planning in an era of climate change. His article gets at the heart of climate adaptation in raising questions about the benefits of experimenting with adaptation now, as opposed to acting in an uncertain future. With a focus on the […]

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Deborah Harford's Water Governance webinar for Community of Practice now online

Deborah Harford’s Water Governance webinar for Community of Practice now online

On March 27, 2012, ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford delivered a webinar for the national Community of Practice (CoP) on the topic of Climate Change Adaptation and Water Governance. A complete recording of the webinar is now online along with the PDF slides from Deborah’s presentation. Learn more about the Climate Change Adaptation Community of […]

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Rising seas, storm surges due to climate change await Lower Mainland

Rising seas, storm surges due to climate change await Lower Mainland

The Georgia Straight By Matthew Burrows, March 8, 2012 Delta, Richmond, and “about one-third of Surrey” are “implicated” in the sea-level rise and extreme storm surges due in the region as a result of climate change, according to Deborah Harford. However, the executive director of SFU’s Adaptation to Climate Change Team told the Straight, “I […]

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The water-energy nexus: Webinar from POLIS Water Sustainability Project

The water-energy nexus: Webinar from POLIS Water Sustainability Project

THE WATER-ENERGY NEXUS DATE AND TIME Monday March 19th, 2012 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET (9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PT) (PDF flyer) WEBINAR SUMMARY The interconnections and interdependencies between water and energy are rapidly becoming a priority area of focus in British Columbia and across North America. In this webinar leading researchers will […]

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ACT Executive Director to Speak at UBC TerreWeb Seminar

ACT Executive Director to Speak at UBC TerreWeb Seminar

ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford speaks at the second UBC TerreWeb seminar tomorrow, January 26th 2012, on climate change and the energy-water nexus, as well as policy and media strategies for communicating scientific work. Climate change impacts will affect hydrological systems as well as energy production and distribution. Compounding these challenges is the fact that […]

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