The SFU Faculty of Environment has announced an exciting four-part webinar series, Four Fridays in May: Climate Solutions for Leaders. This webinar series will cover four key areas of interest and necessary ‘big moves’ for local leaders and facilitators, including energy, active transportation, waste reduction, and green infrastructure. Each webinar in this series will include relevant case studies, breakout discussions, reflection from local subject matter experts, and a debrief.


May 7th, 2021 10:00am – 11:15am PT

Case Studies: Co-op Power, Dogwood BC’s Local Power Campaign, and Cool Neighbourhoods.

Subject matter expert: Rose Murphy, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Environment, SFU

Active Transportation

May 14th, 2021 10:00am – 11:15am PT

Case Studies: Everyone Rides, Bike Host, and People for Mobility Justice

Subject Matter Expert: Dr. Meghan Winters, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU

Waste Reduction

May 21st, 2021 10:00am – 11:15am PT

Case Studies: Food Share Toronto, Threading Change, Thingery, and the Buy Nothing Project

Subject Matter Expert: Sophia Yang, Threading Change

Green Infrastructure in Urban Centres

May 28th, 2021  10:00am – 11:15am PT

Case Studies: Northeast Farmers of Colour Land Trust, 12,000 Rain Gardens in Puget Sound, Green Bloc Neighbourhoods, Resilience Force, and Cool ‘Hood Champs

Subject Matter Experts: Stephen Shephard and Cheryl Ng, Cool ‘Hood Champs, UBC Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP)

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More information on this webinar series and guest speakers can be found here