Events Archive

Threatening seas: sea-level rise, coastal flooding and erosion

October 27, 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

On October 27, Dr. John Clague and Dr. Hadi Dowlatabadi will speak at a new, free public lecture series presented by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS), in collaboration with Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia. The second in the series, this

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Smart energy on an urban scale

September 29, 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

On September 29, Nancy Olewiler and John Robinson will speak at a new, free public lecture series presented by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS), in collaboration with Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia. The first in the series, this lecture will explore smart or integrated energy systems. Dr. Olewiler of Simon Fraser University will present “There are $100 bills on the ground: why we need integrated energy systems.” Dr.

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FutureGrid: BC’s Energy Options in a Changing Environment

June 14, 2010 (All day) to June 16, 2010 (All day)

The aim of this two-day forum was to spark a much-needed constructive discussion on the province’s future electricity regime. FutureGrid fostered informed debate among energy experts, climate change researchers and the public over whether BC should expand its electricity production and become a major energy exporter, as laid out in BC’s Clean Energy Act.

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Decoding Carbon Pricing: Achieving a Low Carbon Society for BC

June 8, 2009 (All day) to June 10, 2009 (All day)

Around 250 people attended the "Decoding Carbon Pricing" forum, which heard from a wide range of climate change experts and policymakers from government and the business, academic and NGO communities. This event marked the launch of PICS' new, annual forum series on climate change topics, created to provide a venue where controversial issues can be examined critically and policy approaches explored.

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