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The Science of 1.5 degrees

November 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Is it possible to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees?

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Climate Futures Initiative and SFU’s Faculty of Environment have co-hosted the first talk of the Climate Futures Series: The SCIENCE, IMPACTS and SOLUTIONS to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees.

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Limiting Global Warming to 1.5 degrees: What Does it Take & is it Worth it?

October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Under the Paris Agreement 195 nations set a goal to limit an increase in the world's average temperature to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius, while pursuing efforts to limit warming to 1.5 degrees. They invited the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to assess the impacts of greenhouse gas emission pathways consistent with a global warming of 1.5 degrees. The report was released in early October.

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Disentangling impacts climate change and human interventions hydrology key Canadian watersheds

June 27, 2018 - 3:30pm

This presentation will explore climate change and flow regulation impacts on daily and annual river discharge variations and trends into Hudson Bay, the Nechako and Fraser River Basins over the past half-century or so. The first part of the talk will focus on the 3.7 million km2 Hudson Bay drainage basin for which daily observed streamflow data from the Water Survey of Canada, Manitoba Hydro, Ontario Power Generation and Hydro-Québec for 21 rivers are used in the analyses spanning 1960-2016.

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Renewable natural gas - unlocking local government potential in BC

June 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Natural gas is the source of one-quarter of the British Columbia’s greenhouse gas emissions. But there is another way to generate this energy that could provide substantial emissions reductions: renewable natural gas (RNG), derived from diverse organic waste sources.

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Infrastructure for a low-carbon planet

May 15, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

This talk will also be available remotely using BlueJeans video conferencing software.

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Reducing climate impacts in industrial buildings

April 25, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Please join us for a presentation from Stephanie Wall, who will discuss using wood construction and passive house design to decrease the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and environmental impacts in the building sector.

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Health Impacts of Heat: Adapting to a Changing Climate

April 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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With Gregory Wellenius, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University

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