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Climate Action Plan for Canada by the SCD Initiative

March 18, 2015

Acting on Climate Chance – Solutions by Canadian Scholars
(The Report is available for download below)
The Sustainable Canada Dialogues (SCD) is a voluntary initiative that mobilizes over 60 researchers from every province in Canada. This network of scholars represents disciplines across Engineering,  sciences and social sciences, sustainability being at the heart of their research programs. They […]

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Filed under: External Events, Further Reading, Members in the News

TerreWEB Seminar: UN COP 20 and The Craft of Policy (Christopher Carter: TerreWEB Scholar)

March 17, 2015

Christopher Carter: TerreWEB Scholar

 Thursday, March 19th

 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change twentieth Conference of Parties (COP20) in Lima Peru marked a critical moment in the development of an international binding agreement to curb dangerous anthropogenic impacts on global climate and garner support for adaptation in vulnerable […]

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Filed under: News And Events, Seminars, Uncategorized

TerreWEB Seminar: Matthew Zustovic (TerreWEB Scholar)

March 9, 2015

Matthew Zustovic: TerreWEB Scholar Research

 Thursday, March 12th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
There is concern about the long term productivity of forests in British Columbia. Interior Douglas-fir, an economically valuable conifer tree, has had little regeneration success in recent years as high summer temperatures can cause fatal drought stress to new recruits and low […]

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Filed under: News And Events, Seminars, Uncategorized

Book Launch: How Climate Change Comes to Matter by TerreWEB-Member Candis Callison

March 9, 2015

Join the Liu Institute for an exciting panel to discuss the new book, How Climate Change Comes to Matter: The Communal Life of Facts, by Candis Callison, UBC’s Graduate School of Journalism.
When: Monday, March 9th, 4:00 pm
Where: Liu Institute Multipurpose Room, 6476 NW Marine Drive
Climate change offers an opportunity to investigate how science-based issues and […]

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Filed under: External Events, Members in the News, News And Events

Climate Change: Myths and Realities – Talk & Panel Discussion

March 3, 2015

A few misconceptions cloud public perceptions of the issue of human induced climate change.
David Archer, Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar and Professor of Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago, will give an overview of the climate change situation that confronts us. By comparing the various greenhouse gases (CO2 vs. methane) and fossil fuels […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Dr. Clive Welham (Finding Funding)

February 22, 2015

Dr. Clive Welham: Finding Funding

 Thursday, February 26th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
For many of us, realizing our goals and aspirations is closely tied to success in obtaining financial support. For the most part, securing finance is a challenge. This is partly due to the fact available sources are limited and contingent upon the […]

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Filed under: News And Events, Seminars, Uncategorized

TerreWEB Scholar Deon Louw Speaks at Conservation Event

February 16, 2015

Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation School Outreach Programs
On Friday, January 29th, our own TerreWEB Scholar Deon Louw took part in “Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation”, at King George Secondary School in Vancouver.  “Take a Stand” is an SFU initiative aimed at providing outreach and support for environmentally-oriented prescribed learning objectives (PLO’s) in science, […]

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Filed under: Members in the News, News And Events, Uncategorized

Writing Workshop

February 7, 2015

Dr. Glenn Brown

Organized Reasoning and Building Strong Arguments: Tools for Improving Professional Writing Workshop
 Thursday, February 12th

 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 Room MCML 350

Professional and academic writing constantly uses reasoning to reach conclusions. That process is called ‘argument’. Not argument meaning ‘quarrel,’ but argument meaning a series of reasons, leading to conclusions, targeted for a specific audience. […]

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Filed under: News And Events, Seminars, Uncategorized, Workshops

TerreWEB Lunchtime Seminar. Dr. Iain Taylor

February 2, 2015

Dr. Iain Taylor: Supervision

 Thursday, February 5th

 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 Room MCML 170

 Everyone welcome!

We will have a bring your own lunch session with Dr. Iain Taylor this Thursday. Please note the time and place.

Dr. Taylor will discuss the keys for students in making choices that will be most comfortable and that the decision will be based […]

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Filed under: News And Events, Seminars, Uncategorized

TerreWEB Scholar DARRELL HOFFMAN about Education in the International Year of Soils

January 30, 2015

TerreWEB Scholar DARRELL HOFFMAN has written an article about Education in the International Year of Soils. Please click here to read the entire piece.

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