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Adaptation to Sea Level Rise in Metro Vancouver: A Review of Literature for Historical Sea Level Flooding and Projected Sea Level Rise in Metro Vancouver

Adaptation to Sea Level Rise in Metro Vancouver: A Review of Literature for Historical Sea Level Flooding and Projected Sea Level Rise in Metro Vancouver

A new report, Adaptation to Sea Level Rise in Metro Vancouver: A Review of Literature for Historical Sea Level Flooding and Projected Sea Level Rise in Metro Vancouver, has been prepared by Patrick Forseth for The Adaptation to Climate Change Team in support of Session # 6 – Adaptation to Sea Level Rise. Download the […]

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City of Castlegar invitation to Extreme Weather and Infrastructure: How resilient is your community?

City of Castlegar invitation to Extreme Weather and Infrastructure: How resilient is your community?

The City of Castlegar invites you to Extreme Weather and Infrastructure: How resilient is your community?, June 13 – 14, 2012. This two-day workshop is for Local Government Staff and elected officials, especially operations & public works managers, planners & engineers Register NOW to reserve your place! Download a copy of the draft agenda (PDF). The workshop will […]

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PROVIA Adaptation Conference schedule for 2012

PROVIA Adaptation Conference schedule for 2012

The Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA) is a global initiative which aims to provide direction and coherence at the international level for research on vulnerability, impacts and adaptation. They have announced a compelling roster of events thorough 2012. Further details can be found on the PROVIA website. 18 March […]

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Vancouver Event: The Role of Small-Scale Energy Systems in Achieving a Clean Energy Future

Vancouver Event: The Role of Small-Scale Energy Systems in Achieving a Clean Energy Future

GreenTech Exchange and the Women in Energy Network are pleased to present an exciting panel on community energy developments in BC. What: Networking Forum Title: Community Energy Development – The Role of Small-Scale Energy Systems in Achieving a Clean Energy Future (PDF poster) When: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 Time: Registration 5:30 pm, event begins 6:00 […]

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New NRT Report: Building Business Resilience in a Changing Climate

New NRT Report: Building Business Resilience in a Changing Climate

The National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy (NRT) has just released a three-report series titled Facing the Elements: Building Business Resilience in a Changing Climate. This is the fifth report in the Climate Prosperity series by the NRT that emphasizes the critical, yet largely unexplored role of Canadian business in defining our ability […]

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Warm Ocean Currents Contribute to Melting Ice Sheets

Warm Ocean Currents Contribute to Melting Ice Sheets

A new study published last week in Nature finds that Antarctica’s massive ice shelves are shrinking due to warm water below. Scientists have long been worried about the implications of shrinking ice sheets for sea-level rise. This study finds that sea levels could indeed rise faster than what previous models have predicted. What is troubling […]

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Smart Environmental Policy with Full-Cost Pricing

Smart Environmental Policy with Full-Cost Pricing

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions presents “Smart Environmental Policy with Full-Cost Pricing” by ACT board member, SFU economist and professor of public policy, Dr. Nancy Olewiler. When: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Tuesday, 8 May 2012 Where: Room A110, Social Sciences & Mathematics Bldg., University of Victoria Live webcast: pics.uvic.ca/broadcast.php Canada’s natural resources, ecosystems and wildlife are indispensable to […]

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New Climate Change Adaptation resources from the CCACoP library

New Climate Change Adaptation resources from the CCACoP library

The Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CoP) is facilitated and maintained by the the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR). New resources have been added to their rich library recently, please check them out – Coastal Climate Change Risk – Legal and Policy Responses in Australia (2011) PDF – This report […]

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