• Introducing: The Climate Adaptation Competency Framework

    (Previously posted on the Adaptation Learning Network Blog) Embedded Video Caption: Dr. Robin Cox, discusses the launch and use of the Climate Adaptation Competency Framework What are climate adaptation competencies, and how might we integrate them into our professions and the work we do? Adaptation Learning Network has been consulting with climate adaptation experts for the…

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  • There is No Vaccine for Climate Change

    CRISIS Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a day launched in 1970 to serve as a tool to promote awareness and action on pollution and environmental degradation. On a day when Canadians grapple with the recent horrific tragedy in Nova Scotia, and the ongoing fear, anxiety, grief, and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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  • From Fort McMurray wildfire disaster study, RbD Lab project promotes youth ideas on belonging and resilience

    On February 21st, more than 50 Wood Buffalo community members and Royal Roads University’s ResiliencebyDesign (RbD) Research Innovation Lab members met to present and discuss findings from the “Youth Voices Rising” project on youth, recovery, and resilience in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The research study occurred in response to the 2016 Horse River wildfire disaster and…

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