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Virtual Internships with the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

Virtual Internships with the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

Applications are now open for two paid internship opportunities with the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices. These positions are open to students that were enrolled full-time at a Canadian university or college during the winter/spring term of 2020. The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices is an unparalleled collaboration among more than 50 experts from across the […]

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ACCO: Stronger Together through COVID-19

ACCO: Stronger Together through COVID-19

The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) in the USA is moving ahead dynamically through the COVID-19 pandemic. From virtual town halls and interactive podcasts to live online training sessions, ACCO is proving to be a leading example of adaptive capacity and resilience. Learn more about ACCO’s COVID-19 response here. A number of their virtual […]

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ICLEI Canada's Adaptation Changemakers Project

ICLEI Canada’s Adaptation Changemakers Project

After two years of building adaptive capacity across Canada, ICLEI has concluded its Adaptation Changemakers Project.  ACT has been proud to partner with ICLEI to support this initiative–in fact, our LCR Interventions report was produced as a resource for the project. Through this project, ICLEI worked with eight municipalities, building their capacity to understand local climate […]

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Op-ed: LCR is Canada’s safe green path

Op-ed: LCR is Canada’s safe green path

  “It’s time to evolve our energy narrative to include low carbon resilience, for the benefit of our economy, communities, ecosystems, and grandchildren.”   Low carbon resilience received the spotlight this week in an op-ed piece written by ACT’s Deborah Harford, which was featured in The Hill Times. The article, titled Low carbon resilience is Canada’s […]

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A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety (postponed)

A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety (postponed)

**Event postponed until further notice** On Tuesday, March 24th, join UBC Reads Sustainability to learn from author Sarah Jaquette Ray, as she presents her “existential toolkit” for the climate generation. Drawing on ten years’ experience leading and teaching in college environmental studies programs, Sarah has created an “existential toolkit” for the climate generation in her book A […]

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Climate Literacy 101: On a Path to Climate Success (postponed)

Climate Literacy 101: On a Path to Climate Success (postponed)

**This event has been postponed until further notice**   Are you concerned about climate change? Interested in understanding the climate system and learning effective climate action pathways? On March 17th, 2020 join EMBARK and PICS at SFU for Climate Literacy 101 – an event offering the opportunity to learn from and engage with leading climate science and policy […]

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Call for Applicants: Elizabeth Henry Scholarship

Call for Applicants: Elizabeth Henry Scholarship

Are you a graduate student working on a community-based environmental research project in British Columbia? Apply for the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health. This $3,000 annual scholarship supports graduate students working on research projects in partnership with one or more indigenous and/or non-indigenous British Columbia communities that are addressing air quality, environmental health […]

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Annual Conference of the New Brunswick Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative (postponed)

Annual Conference of the New Brunswick Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative (postponed)

**This event has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19. We will provide updates as they are made available.** ACT’s very own Deborah Harford will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Annual Conference of the New Brunswick Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, in Moncton, NB. This year’s conference, Integrating Nature in Adapting […]

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