The Resilience by Design Podcast
Competency Framework Deep Dive Part 1

Competency Framework Deep Dive Part 1

April 20, 2021

This two-part series explores what competency frameworks are and how individuals and organizations utilize them across Canada and the world. Dennis Green, the founder of South Arm Training, joins this episode's conversation to help guide our exploration of competency frameworks. Dennis is a world-renowned chef turned training expert who recently helped develop the e-campus Ontario open competency tool kit. 

The E-campus Ontario open competency tool kit can be found here: https://openlibrary.ecampusontario.ca/catalogue/item/?id=58147969-bd57-49ef-8e16-cb670cfec3a2  

The Climate Adaptation Competency Framework developed by the Adaptation Learning Network can be found here: https://adaptationlearningnetwork.com/climate-adaptation-competency-framework  

Natural Asset Management:  Working with Nature to Improve Our Communities

Natural Asset Management: Working with Nature to Improve Our Communities

April 5, 2021

In this episode, we explore natural asset management with Roy Brooke, the Executive Director of the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI). Roy shares how leading local governments are increasingly turning to natural asset management to improve service delivery, increase community resilience - and even save money. 

 

Roy Brooke will be facilitating the natural asset management course through the adaptation learning network. Follow this link to find out more information or to register:  https://alnportal.ca/course/natural-assets-management/ 

 

Adaptation Learning Network https://adaptationlearningnetwork.com

Climate Adaptation to Ensure Food and Water Security

Climate Adaptation to Ensure Food and Water Security

March 23, 2021

In this episode, we explore food and water security with Dr. Joanne Taylor, a post-doctoral researcher from the University of British Columbia Okanogan. We dive into how climate change impacts food and water security and who is most vulnerable to these risks. 

 

Dr. Joanne Taylor will be facilitating a Food and water security course through the adaptation learning network. Follow this link to find out more information or to register:  https://alnportal.ca/course/food-and-water-security/

 

Adaptation Learning Network https://adaptationlearningnetwork.com

Doctor Climate Change: Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

Doctor Climate Change: Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

March 8, 2021

In this episode, I am joined by doctor climate change (Stewart Cohen) to discuss the Fundamentals of Climate Change Adaptation. Since retiring from a 35-year career with Environment and Climate Change Canada, Stewart has continued to share his expertise and knowledge about climate change adaptation. In this episode, we talk through some of his recent blog posts on www.doctorclimatechange.com and his upcoming climate change adaptation fundamentals course through Adaptation Learning Network. 

Register for Stewarts Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals Course: https://alnportal.ca/course/climate-change-adaptation-fundamentals/ 

www.doctorclimatechange.com 

Check out all of the ALN courses: https://alnportal.ca/all-courses/ 

Policy for people. What does the world look like through a policy lens?

Policy for people. What does the world look like through a policy lens?

February 15, 2021

In this episode, Michele Patterson Chair of the Geography Department at Vancouver Island University joins the podcast to discuss climate adaptation policy. Climate adaptation policy can be a roadmap for tangible change when it is effectively developed and enacted within organizations and governments. Michele shares insights from her upcoming course, explaining how having a policy lens can be an excellent tool for climate action leaders. 

Register for Michele's course: https://alnportal.ca/course/intro-to-climate-policy-for-climate-adaptation-professionals/  

Check out all of the ALN courses: https://alnportal.ca/all-courses/ 

Building a Climate Adaptation Perspective

Building a Climate Adaptation Perspective

January 27, 2021

In this episode, Susan Todd, Founder of Solstice Sustainability Works, provides a sneak peek of her upcoming course, project management for a changing climate. Susan highlights the benefits of building climate adaptation perspectives and skillsets as a professional, especially as we navigate a green recovery from the pandemic. 

Link to register for Susan's Course: https://alnportal.ca/course/project-management-for-a-changing-climate/ 

Find more climate adaptation courses on the Adaptation Learning Network Website: https://alnportal.ca/all-courses/ 

How Climate Change is Driving the Economy.

How Climate Change is Driving the Economy.

December 18, 2020

In this episode, Todd Thexton, Associate Professor at Royal Roads University, provides an economic insight into climate change risks and how they impact society. As a self-proclaimed forest baby, Todd's passion for climate mitigation and adaptation is infectious. 

Todd is facilitating a course through the adaptation learning network. This podcast provides a sneak peek into the course; more information can be found at https://alnportal.ca/course/financial_impact/ 

Data Driving Decisions with the Food Systems Dashboard

Data Driving Decisions with the Food Systems Dashboard

November 25, 2020

On this episode of the Resilience By Design Podcast I am joined by Kristina Sokourenko a food systems expert and member of the Food systems dashboard team. To find out more about the food systems dashboard here is a link to their website https://foodsystemsdashboard.org/. 

As mentioned in the podcast the Adaptation Learning Network course on food security lead by Dr. Joanne Taylor. https://adaptationlearningnetwork.com/food-and-water-security 

Resilient Community Food Systems

Resilient Community Food Systems

November 4, 2020

From farm to fork and beyond, in this episode, we investigate food systems adaptation with Kristine Schrage, a student researcher at Royal Roads University and coordinator at Nurture in Nature, a community garden and learning space in Pemberton, BC. 

The Elephant in the Room: Why we can’t wrap our brains around climate change
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