Events Archive

Canada's climate change moonshot: BC-made solutions and clean-tech breakthroughs

June 15, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Science tells us that to stay under 2°C of average global warming above pre-Industrial temperatures, the global economy must go carbon negative—drawing down more greenhouse gases than we pump into the atmosphere. 

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Sea Level Rise Series: The Octopus's Garden

June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Imagine the City of Vancouver without the sea wall. Angela Danyluk, Sustainability Specialist with the City of Vancouver, will share emerging ideas as the City begins to plan for a meter of sea level rise by 2100.

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Building low-carbon, resilient communities: an interactive workshop

May 31, 2017 - 5:30pm

Please join us for this interactive workshop where we will learn about climate change adaptation, talk about the latest climate science, and assess perceptions of local vulnerability and risk. Presented by Ewa Jackson of ICLEI Canada and Trevor Murdock of the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Hosted by UNBC and PICS. 

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Managing BC’s forest sector to mitigate climate change: future options for emissions reductions

May 25, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

Event recording part one, Werner Kurz. Watch all the speakers from this event on the PICS YouTube channel. 

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Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum 2017

May 17, 2017 - 10:00am to May 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

Join Renewable Cities at their 2017 Forum to participate in a solutions-focused dialogue on the transition 100% renewable energy in cities. 400+ leaders from local governments, the private sector, utilities, and the NGO and research communities will gather to engage and learn in Vancouver, British Columbia.

From electricity to heating/cooling to transportation: From policy to building political will, from finance to technology, learn about cross-cutting solutions.

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Decarbonizing Energy and the Environment

April 27, 2017 - 8:00am to April 28, 2017 - 4:45pm

EnVision 2017: IESVic Energy Vision Conference

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The challenge of climate change means we must end harmful emissions and reverse the damage done.  Join us to discuss Decarbonizing Energy & the Environment.

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Clean Growth and the 2017 B.C. Election

April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Pembina Institute, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, and Clean Energy B.C. present a public forum about the clean economy and climate action with representatives of British Columbia’s three major political parties.

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Cumulative carbon emissions budgets consistent with 1.5 °C global warming

April 13, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for this research seminar with Nathan Gillett, co-hosted by the Climate Research Lab, Simon Fraser University and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.

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