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BuildGreen Atlantic 2019 Being Held in St. John’s

The annual BuildGreen Atlantic Conference is taking place at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador on June 25, 2019 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. This annual conference is hosted by the Canadian Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Atlantic Chapter, and brings together a variety green building professionals, including architects, engineers, policymakers and individuals in the construction industry to network and share best practices.

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Webinar – Putting a Climate Lens on Infrastructure Development

In 2018, both Infrastructure Canada and the Provincial Government introduced a Climate Lens for infrastructure projects, which requires a GHG mitigation assessment and a climate change resilience assessment to access funding. This webinar, taking place on June 20, 2019 from 2:00pm-3:00pm NST, will discuss both the Federal and Provincial Climate Lens, how they relate to other another, and provide tips and resources to consider when completing them.The webinar is free but advance registration is required.

To register, please email: climatechange@gov.nl.ca by 4.00pm (NST) on June 19, 2019.

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Research Demonstrates Children can Foster Climate Change Concern among their Parents

There have been many examples as of late where young people have taken a leadership role on climate change. Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenager, made the news this past spring when she spent her Fridays in front of the Swedish parliamentary building rather than attending school, with a sign that read: “School Strike for Climate”. Since then, we’ve seen other teenagers take up the call to action and organize demonstrations demanding their government officials recognize and take action on climate change, including in St. John’s and Corner Brook.

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What is climate change?

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Follow the link below to find out more about what it is and what's causing it.

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Impacts of climate change

Climate change is affecting Newfoundland and Labrador. Follow the links below to learn more about how it's affecting us and our province.

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