Webcast Events Archive

Canada's climate change moonshot: BC-made solutions and clean-tech breakthroughs

June 15, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Science tells us that to stay under 2°C of average global warming above pre-Industrial temperatures, the global economy must go carbon negative—drawing down more greenhouse gases than we pump into the atmosphere. 

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Sea Level Rise Series: The Octopus's Garden

June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Imagine the City of Vancouver without the sea wall. Angela Danyluk, Sustainability Specialist with the City of Vancouver, will share emerging ideas as the City begins to plan for a meter of sea level rise by 2100.

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Managing BC’s forest sector to mitigate climate change: future options for emissions reductions

May 25, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

Event recording part one, Werner Kurz. Watch all the speakers from this event on the PICS YouTube channel. 

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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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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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New Climate Economy: the business case for municipal and citizen climate change action

March 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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What is the economic case for low carbon development in cities? What are the most cost and carbon effective options for different sectors and the best ways of reaching low carbon targets? These questions are being examined in multiple cities around the world.

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