Vancouver Island University will offer up to a 50% discount on this course if BCIA registers 15 participants or more. This is a savings of almost $200. (The discount will be less if we have fewer than 15 BCIA registrants.) As well, Victoria & Islands Branch, Fraser Valley and Kootenay Boundary Branch will subsidize an additional $50 for up to 5 of their branch members who take this course. Interested in getting this course at a discount? Go to the BCIA website under Events Please indicate below NO LATER than March 26 if you are interested in taking this course for the group discount.
Intro to Climate Policy for Climate Adaptation Professionals is a four-week, fully online asynchronous course (May 1 – 31, 2021) organized by the Adaptation Learning Network (ALN) and Vancouver Island University will inform participants about climate adaptation policy in Canada and BC. It will allow them to consider how climate policy from international to local levels informs their professional functions and day to day activities on the job. The course will cover, among other things, the basics of environmental policy, differences between climate mitigation and climate adaptation policy, overviews of key policy actors and tools, and policy gaps. 15 PDH