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Webinar: Adaptation of Silviculture Practices to Climate Change

Presented by François Hébert (DRF), research scientist at the Direction de la recherche forestière (Forest research branch) of the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et des Forêts du Québec (Quebec’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests), this webinar focuses on the adaptation of silviculture practices to climate change. François discusses his research projects, each one addressing one climate risk and one strategy to manage this risk.
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Shift Storm, a Newsletter focused on Jobs for a Climate-Changed Economy

The Shift Storm newsletter from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives can help you make sense of it all. Edited by CCPA senior researcher Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood, this monthly newsletter recaps the latest developments in work and climate from Canada and around the world. Follow along for summaries of key research and discussions of burning issues facing workers in a shifting climate.
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Mobilizing Natural Assets Management (NAM) knowledge with Planners

Mobilizing NAM knowledge with Planners report shares experiences and opinions on the planning and implementation of natural infrastructure (NI) and natural assets management (NAM) with insights on starting point for immediate action, the leverage point required to change professional norms, and partnership opportunities that build collaboration.
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Upskilling for Canada’s Climate Transition

Upskilling for Canada's Climate Transition is an initiative of Resilience by Design Lab, a partner in CanAdapt. This applied research is conduced in collaboration with Academy for Sustainable Innovation and is funded by Future Skills Centre - Centre des Competences futures. Check out preliminary research and reflections on the question, Is Continuing Education Ready to Upskill the Workforce to Take Climate Action?
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New Frontiers Podcast: Project Management for a Changing Climate

Project managers across a range of project types and industries need to be prepared for climate change in their project plans. Climate Change poses new types of project risks that could affect project timelines, budget, and outcomes (e.g., supply chain disruptions due to storms and permafrost melt; infrastructure risks due to unusual weather events causing flood damage; functions and outcome of projects).