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Deborah Harford presents to American Water Resources Association

Deborah Harford presents to American Water Resources Association

ACT CEO Deborah Harford recently presented on climate change adaptation priorities at the annual meeting of the American Water Resources Association, which focused on issues surrounding the upcoming potential for re-negotiation of the Columbia River Treaty. See Deborah’s presentation online as well as outstanding contributions from key players in the Treaty.

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AdaptNet reports: Global Health, Indigenous Knowledge, and Sustainability Model

AdaptNet reports: Global Health, Indigenous Knowledge, and Sustainability Model

The September 25 newsletter from AdaptNet the Climate Change and Adaptation Report contains the following publications that we’re finding valuable: Links between Global Health and Adaptation The paper outlines the relevance of climate change adaptation to global health. It highlights the importance of linking the social determinants of health and sustainable development agendas with climate […]

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Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar

Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar

The first webinar in the POLIS Water Sustainability Project’s 2012/2013 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar series. Register via communications@polisproject.org. For more information visit the POLIS website. Thursday, October 4th 2012 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET (9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PT) Just as water produces energy, energy provides water services—this relationship is known as […]

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Proposed Guide for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in BC Agriculture Sectors

Proposed Guide for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in BC Agriculture Sectors

ACT is proud to feature ACT Water Research Assistant Lauren Klose’s recently completed Masters thesis: A Proposed Guide for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in British Columbia Agriculture Sectors. Download the PDF publication. ACT will release its own report on this topic – our fifth, called Climate Change Adaptation and Crops and Food Supply in BC, […]

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Dr. Jason Thistlethwaite presents Canadian Climate Change Adaptation Project to City of Vancouver

Dr. Jason Thistlethwaite presents Canadian Climate Change Adaptation Project to City of Vancouver

On Thursday September 20, the City of Vancouver will host climate change researcher, Dr. Jason Thistlethwaite from the University of Waterloo who will present on the Canadian Climate Change Adaptation Project and how the public and private sector can work together on adaptation. ACT invites members of the public to attend Dr. Thistlethwaite’s presentation on […]

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New summary of “Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future”

New summary of “Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future”

A two-page summary of the research report “Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future” has been published by POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, Simon Fraser University, and (FLOW) Forum for Leadership on Water. The authors of the full report are Jesse Baltutis & Timothy Shah with Oliver M. Brandes, Nancy Goucher, Deborah Harford […]

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EVENT: The Importance of the Mackenzie River Basin from a National, Hemispheric and Global Perspective

EVENT: The Importance of the Mackenzie River Basin from a National, Hemispheric and Global Perspective

The Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) and Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation invite you to a free public event. Location: SFU Vancouver: Room 1800, 515 West Hastings Street Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Date: Wednesday September 5, 2012 SFU’s Dr. Lance Lesack, a nationally respected expert in inland water ecological systems and the interactions […]

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Major World Interests at Stake in Canada’s Vast Mackenzie River Basin

Major World Interests at Stake in Canada’s Vast Mackenzie River Basin

Published by Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation, August 28, 2012 Watershed covers roughly 20% of Canada, including oil sands; the Mackenzie discharges more water into the Arctic than the St. Lawrence into the Atlantic The governance of Canada’s massive Mackenzie River Basin holds enormous national but also global importance due to the watershed’s impact on […]

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