Conference

Ontario Climate Symposium 2017
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, May 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
In May 2017, the Ontario Climate Consortium will be co-hosting its 5th Annual Ontario Climate Symposium with York University and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. This event is the premier forum for sharing cutting-edge research and initiatives that address climate change in the province.

The aim of the 2017 Ontario Climate Symposium is to facilitate discussions across research disciplines, as well as policy and practice communities, about Ontario’s future as we collectively address climate change through mitigation and adaptation strategies.

National Roundtable in Environmental & Sustainability Education in Pre-service Education
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 4:00pm to Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 4:00pm

A National Roundtable on Environmental & Sustainability Education (ESE) in Pre-service Teacher Education will take place June 14-16, 2016 at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario.  It aims is to bring together teacher educators, researchers, Aboriginal scholars, policy-makers, and community partners to compare ESE in pre-service teacher ed programs, share existing research, exchange teaching strategies, and discuss the complexities of this work.  This event will offer a combination of keynote speakers, research presentations, and working sessions that invite participants t

Tip-of-the-Iceberg Textile Diversion Strategies
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 8:00am to 2:00pm

SPRING CLEANING usually involves disposal of unwanted textiles/clothes in the regular curbside garbage even though many of us first try to pass our good quality, previously enjoyed items on to others. For many communities, unwanted textiles can represent up to 5% of what ends up in their landfill. It's a municipal challenge for sure, especially for those progressive communities committed towards Zero Waste Strategies. Most jurisdictions in North America have been working on waste reduction and diversion for decades, but have neglected textile waste.

Canadian College and University ENV Network 2016 Conference
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, May 13, 2016 - 3:00pm

The CCUEN conference is the best opportunity of the year for leaders and faculty of Canadian university and college environmental programs to meet and share ideas.  is year, educators from coast to coast will be gathering in Halifax to hear from their colleagues about new developments, challenges and opportunities in post-secondary environmental education.

http://www.ccuen-rccue.ca/en/2016-conference

On May 5th 2016, the Ontario Climate Consortium (OCC) will be hosting the 4th Annual Ontario Climate Change Symposium at the University of Guelph This event will showcase leading research and its application in Ontario, with a focus on discussing opportunities and challenges related to climate change in the Greater Golden Horseshoe’s agriculture and food sectors – including issues associated with adaptation, mitigation, and food security.

The 2016 Upwind Downwind Conference: Air Quality, Climate Change and the Anthropocene will take place on Monday February 22nd, 2016 at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Hamilton from 8am to 4pm.

The Anthropocene – Age of Man – is the slice of Earth’s history during which people and human activities started to have a significant global impact on Earth’s ecosystems.

Transportation: Low-Carbon Mobility in Toronto
Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The City of Toronto, like many other cities in the world, has set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by the year 2050 to help reduce the most negative impact of climate change.

Reaching this goal will require big changes in the ways that we live, travel, work and consume goods and services, which will in turn affect everything from the structure of our local economy, to the types of jobs we hold, to our education and training programs, and more.   

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