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  • Managing extreme weather events and risksRecord high global temperatures, high winds and rising sea levels are becoming the norm as climate change impacts are starting to be felt on the planet, according to a new comprehensive report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
  • A radical shift is needed in how we value our oceans The true worth of oceans' services and ecosystems, including food security, storm protection and carbon absorption is not being factored in by policy makers, according to a study from the Stockholm Environment Institute.
  • New Ontario venture cap fund looking for clean tech innovatorsA company that converts plastic into fuels and another that makes measurement sensors for the smart grid are the inaugural investments of a new $30 million cleantech venture fund launched in Ontario.
  • New funding for Canadian climate change research announcedThe Canadian government has announced new funding of $35 million over five years to Canadian university and government scientists and researchers to help "improve understanding of the climate and the atmosphere."
  • Weather and climate change: a game with loaded diceThe past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental.
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Exhibitor Profiles

Corporate Details
Exhibitor: Metro Vancouver
Contact Name: Judy Robertson
Booth Number: 1511
Address: 4330 Kingsway,
Burnaby, BC V5H 4G8
Canada
Website: http://www.metrovancouver.org

Corporate Summary:

Who supports sustainability while planning the growth of your region? Who manages your regional parks and ensures clean air and safe drinking water? Who supports reducing waste, reusing, recycling and treats and manages any remaining solid waste or wastewater? Who provides rental housing that people can actually afford to live in? Every day, every week, every year? We do. Metro Vancouver. Surprised? We are over 1200 employees. We're engineers, planners, economists, water treatment operators, skilled tradespeople, financial analysts, IT professionals, administrators, human resources and communication professionals, lab technicians, property negotiators, park operators, mechanics, and more. We ensure that we take care of 2 million people today, while planning for a sustainable future that everyone can enjoy. We value this region. And we help shape it everyday. Explore Our Great Career Opportunities

Key Geographic Markets
Experience in:      Canada
Interest in: Canada, United Kingdom, United States
Product Service Offerings
Government, Policy & Regulatory Development, Renewable Energy, Resource Recovery & Recycling, Solid Waste Management, Training, Urban Management, Utilities, Wastewater Treatment, Water Supply
Business Development Objectives
Education
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