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May 2019

May CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: Climate-Engineering Dialogue in the Context of Arctic Engineering Systems

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20
The owner of the Arctic: polar bear, which happily sleeping in open tundra

Speaker: Laxmi Sushama, CMOS Eastern Tour Speaker Title: Climate-Engineering Dialogue in the Context of Arctic Engineering Systems Abstract: The Canadian Network for Regional Climate and Weather Processes focused on quantifying and reducing uncertainties in climate projections and weather predictions for Canada's northern regions. A number of land-related modules were improved and/or implemented in the Canadian regional climate models as part of this Network, which has led to better simulations for the region and improved understanding of processes and feedbacks. However,…

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June 2019

June Ottawa Lunch Meeting: Geology–Why should you care?

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Army Officer’s Mess, 149 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20
Hopewell

Speaker: Jean Dougherty Title: Geology--Why should you care? https://youtu.be/zl4l_Jkc3r8 Abstract: Most of us don't think about how the geology may affect our lives.  We don't think about what aspects of geology we might consider in decisions about where we want to live.  I intend to show: national climate change issues through a geologic lens; and how local geology impacts on daily life, using Ottawa's setting as an example. About the speaker: After an exciting and fulfilling career of over 35…

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July 2019

2019 Summer Picnic

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rockliffe Park,

CACOR cordially invites you to 2019 Summer Picnic At this year's AGM in May, Values Committee proposed a repeat of last year’s Summer PICNIC event . Since the venue used last year was convenient and very scenic, our organizing committee decided to keep the same. As always, there is much to celebrate among our members; long and special friendships, collaborations, valuable work. DATE :   Wednesday, July 24th, 2019  Rain check date Thursday, July 25th, 2019 (A note for the change…

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August 2019

Plan to Survive

August 24 @ 12:00 am - August 25 @ 12:00 am

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

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September 2019

CACOR Lunch 2019-09-18

September 18 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Army Officer’s Mess, 149 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

CACOR cordially invites you to a Presentation and Round Table Debate  Date: Wednesday September 18th  2019 Title:  Municipal Organizing for the Environment: Opportunities for  Making Ottawa the Green Capital of Canada Presenter: Robb Barnes Time: 12.-2:00pm Place: Army Officers' Mess, 149 Somerset Street West, Ottawa Cost:  $25 general admission; $20 for members, their spouses and student guests. The downstairs ante-room and dining area will be open at 11:30am for those who wish to meet and greet friends and colleagues prior to the session.  Please…

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September CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: Advances in the Estimation of Economic Benefits of Climate Action

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

Speaker: Elisabeth Gilmore, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Clark University, Worcester, MA. Title: Advances in the Estimation of Economic Benefits of Climate Action Abstract: Estimates of the economic benefits of avoiding climate impacts by reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) are essential for identifying opportunities to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Here, I review approaches for monetizing the physical damages from climate change and how these values are employed for sound policy analysis. I then focus on two examples…

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