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Climate Education

August 29, 2011

B.C. Expert Climate Professors Launch Online Learning Presentation for Public Education

The world may be getting warmer, but something very cool happened today in the world of B.C. Climate Action & Education.

For those not familiar with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS), this UVic-hosted knowledge network of climate experts collaborating from across UVic, UBC, SFU and UNBC integrates top-notch research, teaching, problem-solving and communicating in order to address climate change issues in British Columbia: mitigation solutions, adaptation opportunities, and low-carbon economics.

Today, PICS proudly announced the launch of an innovative series of online climate change short courses: Climate Insights 101 uses a combination of animations, interviews and dynamic media to engage and educate people on the basic concepts of Climate Change and includes B.C. context and examples… (continue reading)
 

Climate Education Highlights

UNFCCC Emissions Data

UNFCCC Emissions Data

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is using Google Maps to provide access to greenhouse gas emissions inventory data submitted by countries that are Parties to the Convention.

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Sea Level Changes Report

Sea Level Changes for British Columbia

The Province has released a report on projected sea level changes to help B.C.’s coastal communities prepare for climate change and its serious effects. The report, entitled Projected Sea Level Changes for British Columbia in the 21st Century, summarizes a study published by the Government of Canada, which is the first comprehensive analysis of sea level change for B.C.’s coast since 1997.

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BC Climate Action Toolkit

BC Climate Action Toolkit

A tool for knowledge sharing and collaboration, the BC Climate Action Toolkit provides the latest news, best practices and practical advice to help B.C. local governments successfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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