Taking the temperature on the state of climate action in Canada

Virtual , Canada

Description Canadian municipalities play a critical role in supporting Canada's efforts to achieve local, provincial and national targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and they are integral to the global initiative to limit the increase in global temperatures to 1.5°C, as outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement. The active engagement of municipalities […]

ONE Webinar: Sacred Earth Solar

Virtual , Canada

Join Sacred Earth Solar and Ontario Nurses for the Environment (ONEIG) May 27th as they share about their work and unpack the new #JustTransition Guide. From a personal connection to the Alberta tar sands, to why the JT Guide was created, along with discussing some key aspects of a Just transition through the implementation of […]

Sunshine Story: Indigenous led Energy Transition across Turtle Island

Virtual , Canada

‘Sunshine Stories’ is a project spearheaded by CAN International in collaboration with several partners to showcase Renewable Energy's positive impact on lives and communities all over the world. The collation of stories is drawn from studies by CAN International as well as several submissions by partners. This month, we will be focusing zeroing in on […]

Protecting Patients Through Wildfire Season: What You Need to Know

Virtual , Canada

Overview Join us for this free accredited educational session where highly experienced and knowledgeable medical experts will answer your questions and share their knowledge regarding how to address the potential harms of exposure to wildfire smoke. Skills Gained As a result of attending this webinar, you will be able to: Recognize the known and unknown […]

GPML Webinar: Sea-based Sources of Plastic Pollution and Marine Litter

Virtual , Canada

Description Join the Global Partnership on Plastic Pollution and Marine Litter (GPML) webinar for a comprehensive overview of sea-based sources of plastic pollution and marine litter. Speakers This webinar will be moderated by Fredrik Haag, Co-Chair of the GPML and will feature the following speakers and topics: Kisten Gilardi, from the Joint Group of Experts on the […]

Social prescribing approaches for health equity and community climate resilience

Virtual , Canada

Description May 29 at 9am PT | 12pm ET | 1pm AT Social prescribing is one name for a set of practices that enable “trusted individuals in clinical and community settings to identify that a person has non-medical, health-related social needs and subsequently connect them to non-clinical supports and services within the community”. People who […]

Eliminating Hazardous Chemicals from Fashion and Construction Value Chains

Virtual , Canada

Agenda This webinar is organized as a hybrid Side Event of the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2024, hosted jointly by UNEP and the Circular Innovation Lab in Geneva and online. The webinar will delve into cross-cutting and policy issues within the construction and fashion value chains while introducing the Global Coordination Project of the […]

Ishkoday | First Nations Energy Sustainability Association – The path begins beneath your own feet

Virtual , Canada

Description Canada is barreling ahead to meet its net-zero goals by 2050. With all-time high rental prices, food cost and fuel prices, low- and fixed-income First Nations households are struggling to meaningfully participate in the Energy Efficiency practices. Ishkoday intends on filling in the data gaps, advancing education around First Nations energy use and sustainable […]

Canadian Environment Week 2024

Virtual , Canada

Established in 1971, Canadian Environment Week celebrates Canada’s environmental accomplishments and encourages Canadians to contribute to conserving and protecting their environment. From June 2 to June 8, 2024, join us on social media using #EnviroWeek and #GreeningOurFuture. Celebrate and safeguard our environment and take action to protect the places we love. Some special days include: […]

The Arctic’s Plastics Crisis: Dangers to health and human rights of indigenous peoples

Date June 4, 2024 1:00 pm US Eastern Time RSVP for This Webinar Slides & Resources The Arctic’s Plastics Crisis: Toxic Threats to Health, Human Rights, and Indigenous Lands from the Petrochemical Industry Multimedia: The Arctic’s Plastics Crisis Description The Arctic is warming nearly four times faster than the rest of the world, and Arctic […]

Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care Workshop Part 1

Virtual , Canada

Dates June 4 & 11, 2024 Tuesdays from 1–3pm PT | 4–6pm ET | 5–7pm AT Online via Zoom Description  This workshop is hosted by CASCADES in partnership with the Sustainable Nephrology Action Planning (SNAP) Committee (a Committee of the Canadian Society of Nephrology). Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as a major global health […]

World Environment Day 2024

Virtual , Canada

Theme: Land restoration, desertification and drought resilience Host: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Visit the official campaign website. #GenerationRestoration We cannot turn back time, but we can grow forests, revive water sources, and bring back soils. We are the generation that can make peace with land. World Environment Day is the biggest international day for […]

Code Red for Climate

Virtual , Canada

With wildfires once again dominating the headlines, the urgency of responding to climate disasters while tackling their root causes has never been clearer. Join CAPE as we launch our newest initiative, ‘Code Red for Climate,’ with a special webinar on Wednesday, June 5 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT. RSVP here. Our webinar, featuring special guests […]

Safeguarding Our Planet, One Health Facility at a Time

Virtual , Canada

Description Friday June 7, 2024 from 11 am - 12 pm ET Join us for a REACHRheum and Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care Event! Join us for an exciting online event where we will discuss the importance of safeguarding our planet through sustainable practices in healthcare facilities. Our healthcare system is a significant contributor […]

Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care Workshop Part 2

Virtual , Canada

Dates June 4 & 11, 2024 Tuesdays from 1–3pm PT | 4–6pm ET | 5–7pm AT Online via Zoom Description  This workshop is hosted by CASCADES in partnership with the Sustainable Nephrology Action Planning (SNAP) Committee (a Committee of the Canadian Society of Nephrology). Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as a major global health […]

Black Ancestries and Relations for a Just Climate Future

Virtual , Canada

Description Join Tamarack Institute and Black Eco Bloom for an invaluable conversation centered around the relationship between Black peoples living on Turtle Island and how they play a critical role in shaping responses to climate change. The conversation will delve into the intersectionality of Black ancestral knowledge and their impact on areas such as food […]

Movement Building and Systems Change for Planetary Health

Virtual , Canada

Description Healthcare care systems have a duty to protect human health. Opportunities to address the climate crisis and move toward sustainable healthcare play an important part in fulfilling this mandate. By educating and supporting staff to become climate champions, organizations can advance this goal within their establishments, within their communities and across Canada. BC Cancer’s […]

Nature Attachments in Childhood Impact Adult Decision-Making

Virtual , Canada

Everyone is welcome to attend the Ecopsychology Café!! Date & Time  Café Hours: Wed Jun 19, 2024 @ 9:30am PDT / 12:30pm EDT / 5:30pm BST Description Betsy will share her study which, investigated the phenomenon by which nature attachments, formed in moments of quiet attunement in childhood, impact adult decision-making behaviours in relation to […]

Honouring Indigenous Climate Leadership: A roundtable discussion showcasing Indigenous-led research and policy responding to climate change

Virtual , Canada

Date Thursday, June 20; 1-2:30 p.m. EST (10-11:30 a.m. PST) Description To amplify and centre Indigenous voices at the cutting-edge of climate research and policy, the Canadian Climate Institute, in partnership with the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, will host a roundtable discussion on June 20 with the authors of three new case studies in […]

Mapping Environmental Injustice: Disparities in chemical exposures and neurodevelopmental outcomes

Virtual , Canada

Date July 2, 2024 1:00 pm Eastern Time RSVP for This Webinar Slides & Resources Disparities in Toxic Chemical Exposures and Associated Neurodevelopmental Outcomes: A Scoping Review and Systematic Evidence Map of the Epidemiological Literature Description One in six children in the U.S. has a developmental disability and the prevalence of those disabilities has increased […]

Health Hazards of Wireless Technologies: What do we know now?

Virtual , Canada

Date September 25, 2024 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time RSVP for This Webinar Related webinars Moskowitz, J. 2021. Health Effects of Cellphone & Cell Tower Radiation: Implications for 5G. Moskowitz, J. 2023. Radiofrequency Radiation and Your Health: Is 5G Harmful?   Description Wireless technologies, including cell phones, wireless internet, and Bluetooth devices, have become ubiquitous […]