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December 2019

December CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: Canada’s Changing Climate, Moving Ahead with Partnerships in Science

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20
Canadian flag with mountains in background

Speaker: Nancy Hamzawi, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Technology, Environment and Climate Change Canada Title: Canada's Changing Climate, Moving Ahead with Partnerships in Science Speaker Bio: Nancy Hamzawi was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Technology Branch at Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) on October 1, 2018. Previously, she was the Director General of the G7 Task Team at ECCC, supporting Canada's Presidency of the G7 throughout 2018. A chemical engineer by training, Nancy has over 20 years of experience as…

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Population Hits 10 Billion

December 19 @ 3:00 pm - December 22 @ 11:30 pm

https://www.ted.com/talks/charles_c_mann_how_will_we_survive_when_the_population_hits_10_billion?language=en#t-103401 By 2050, an estimated 10 billion people will live on earth. How are we going to provide everybody with basic needs while also avoiding the worst impacts of climate change? In a talk packed with wit and wisdom, science journalist Charles C. Mann breaks down the proposed solutions and finds that the answers fall into two camps -- wizards and prophets -- while offering his own take on the best path to survival. David Dougherty's YouTube of the week.

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January 2020

Plan to Survive

January 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 2, 2020 @ 12:00 am

"Plan to Survive", a CACOR publication is available now.   PDF link...

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