Events Archive

Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum 2017

May 17, 2017 - 10:00am to May 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

Join Renewable Cities at their 2017 Forum to participate in a solutions-focused dialogue on the transition 100% renewable energy in cities. 400+ leaders from local governments, the private sector, utilities, and the NGO and research communities will gather to engage and learn in Vancouver, British Columbia.

From electricity to heating/cooling to transportation: From policy to building political will, from finance to technology, learn about cross-cutting solutions.

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Decarbonizing Energy and the Environment

April 27, 2017 - 8:00am to April 28, 2017 - 4:45pm

EnVision 2017: IESVic Energy Vision Conference

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The challenge of climate change means we must end harmful emissions and reverse the damage done.  Join us to discuss Decarbonizing Energy & the Environment.

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Clean Growth and the 2017 B.C. Election

April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Pembina Institute, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, and Clean Energy B.C. present a public forum about the clean economy and climate action with representatives of British Columbia’s three major political parties.

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Cumulative carbon emissions budgets consistent with 1.5 °C global warming

April 13, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for this research seminar with Nathan Gillett, co-hosted by the Climate Research Lab, Simon Fraser University and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.

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Coordinated global and regional climate modelling

March 29, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

A new approach of coordinated global and regional climate modelling is presented.

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Global climate change: can the next generation avert a catastrophe?

March 18, 2017 - 8:15pm

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This is a DAL GRAUER MEMORIAL LECTURE featuring:

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Towards a Circular City

March 15, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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A circular economy aims to replace a traditional linear “take-make-waste” economy with one that is “restorative and regenerative by design”. While this approach has been primarily championed by businesses, cities are also in a position to capitalize on the benefits of a circular economy. But, what does a municipal approach to a circular economy look like? What are the opportunities and barriers, and which examples should cities follow?

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