Events Archive

Implications of future development pathways for the risks of climate change

February 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

 

Join us for this lunchtime seminar - lunch will be provided. 

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The health risks of a changing climate

February 1, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

 

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Pipelines and Climate Policy: Where are We Now?

January 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Over the past several months the Trudeau government has made some major choices about energy and environmental policy for Canada: it rejected one oil sands pipeline, approved two, and came to an agreement with the provinces on a climate plan that makes substantial progress towards meeting Canada’s international targets. This panel of UBC experts and community representatives assesses these decisions and discusses what’s next. 

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Is the Paris agreement on track?

December 9, 2016 - 12:30pm

What happened at COP22 and what does it mean for global cooperation on climate change?

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Climate Change and Health: Impacts, Implications and Responses

December 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

Climate change has been called “the biggest global health threat of the 21st century” by the first Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change, while the second Lancet Commission in 2015 stated: “The effects of climate change are being felt today, and future projections represent an unacceptably high and potentially catastrophic risk to human health.”

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‘Dispersed Adaptation” to Climate Change: the Heritage Potato Crop-Climate project

November 30, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

 

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Powering Prosperity: Achieving local support for 100% renewable energy in Canada

November 24, 2016 - 12:30pm

As Canada's federal government prepares to meet its international climate change obligations and as several provinces ready to eliminate coal from their electricity mix, unique opportunities are emerging to transform Canada into a renewable energy leader. In this Carbon Talk, Dr. Jose Etcheverry, Co-Chair of the Sustainable Energy Initiative and Professor at York University, will look at safe strategies to help Canada achieve 100% renewable energy and prosperity at the community level. 

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