Holly Vaughan

Holly Vaughan

Monday, 02 June 2014 14:30

RESILIENT CITIES 2014 RECAP

Resilient Cities 2014, ICLEI's 5th Annual Congress, wrapped up in Bonn, Germany on Saturday. Participants from all over the world, 20% of which represented local governments from 44 cities, gathered in Bonn to tackle the issue of ehancing resilience to the impacts of climate change. 

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 20:08

Livable Cities Forum 2014 Recap

The 2014 Livable Cities Forum brought together North American adaptation practitioners to explore the theme of building resilient communities in picturesque Vancouver, BC.  

Money doesn't grow on trees... but seeds do! For 90 years, the Ontario Tree Seed Plant has helped preserve biodiversity, protect the environment, and support the forest products sector in the province. 

ICLEI Member and BARC Program participant, Durham Region, acknowledged internationally for their innovative waste management practices. 

The flooding experienced by the City of Calgary may be one of the most-covered weather-related extreme events in Canada's history as municipal staff and residents took to social media to capture what unfolded on Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and various other online platforms - and Calgarians are better off for it.  

Tuesday, 23 July 2013 20:37

Business Climate Change

A new report from the Centre for Climate and Energy Solutions highlights the need for stronger responses by businesses and government when it comes to weather risk and preparedness. Are companies going to take a larger role in climate policy?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s the value of one that moves?

New publication from the Stockholm Resilience Centre explores the idea of resilience thinking and the idea that humans and nature should be seen as one social-ecological system.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 16:02

BARC International

Linking Canadian communities to others around the world is at the core of ICLEI’s activities. The international component of BARC aims to showcase Canadian best practices to the global adaptation community and at the same time bring international best practices home.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 16:01

BARC Research

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