June 24, 2015 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
Are you interested in knowing more about community-engaged water research in BC?
As a preamble to the Canadian Water Summit, join us at SFU BLUE – a dialogue of community engaged water research, profiling work emerging between the university and its partner organizations. Innovative research and case studies will support conversations on the themes of ecological conservation, urban sustainability, climate change, socio-economic factors, health, governance, stakeholder management and technological change.
June 24, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
The Vancouver Island Sustainable Tech Showcase has the goal of raising overall awareness of green tech activity/leadership on Vancouver Island. The Showcase features a day of Key Note speakers, panel sessions, networking, and exhibitions. Regional exhibitors represent Campbell River/Port Hardy, Port Alberni/Tofino, Nanaimo, Cowichan Valley and the Greater Victoria Region.
To learn more, to attend, engage and invest please join us. Details, registration options can be found at : www.vistaexpo.ca
June 22, 2015 - 5:00pm
To celebrate GreenTech Exchange’s 6-year anniversary, we are pleased to present a special two-part Forum this month. The first half is hosted in partnership with the Vancouver-Yokohoma Golden Jubilee, celebrating the sister cities’ 50-year relationship. We are pleased to welcome a green business delegation from the City of Yokohoma, including the Mayor Fumiko Hayashi. The Mayor will present the Yokohoma Smart City Project (YSCP), a five-year project that has been testing new technologies, mechanisms, and business models for city-wide Japanese-style smart grids.
June 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
Join us for a fun and informative evening with three speakers on the coming green economy and how it is already happening
Moderated by Patricia Lane, BCSEA Board
Jeremy Moorhouse, P.Eng.
Research Lead, Clean Energy Canada
Renewable energy has surged from boutique to a $200 billion industry. Canada faces challenges and great opportunities.
Author, Speaker, BCSEA Founder
How many green jobs will come from the sustainable energy economy? What steps must we take?
June 11, 2015 - 2:30am
Please join us for this free research seminar with Nathan Gillet, co-hosted by the Climate Research Lab - Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.
May 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
Recent statistics show that an average Canadian resident uses over 300 gigajoules of energy each year, equivalent to more than 50 barrels of crude oil. That’s twice the amount as in Japan and many European countries with comparable standards of living. The extra energy being consumed may not equate to societal or health benefits, and contributes to overall energy and economic insecurity.
Dealing with dragons: deciding if, when and how to intervene in ecosystems in a rapidly changing world
May 19, 2015 - 6:00pm
Rapid, extensive and ongoing global climate change is causing unprecedented shifts in ecosystems. Traditional conservation goals and methods are increasingly insufficient in the face of this rapid pace of change. The principles of restoration ecology and conservation biology are being debated and must be reshaped to respond to this new reality. Deciding when and how to intervene (or not), and why, is an emerging and urgent challenge for conservation.
May 13, 2015 - 10:00am to May 15, 2015 - 5:30pm
The Global Learning Forum is a gathering of city staff, utilities, individuals from the private sector, key innovators and thought leaders, government officials, and researchers. Its aim is to mobilize knowledge from leading jurisdictions and enhance the ability of cities and utilities to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy in their electricity, heating and cooling, and transportation sectors.
May 8, 2015 - 5:30pm
Please join us, in person or by webcast, for this free public lecture with Katharine Hayhoe, hosted by Simon Fraser University and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.
May 7, 2015 - 2:45pm