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Saturday, November 18 - Resilient Cities conference



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In Case You Missed It Mondays

Each week, USC-Canada posts In Case You Missed It Mondays, news from many sources and aspects of agriculture and food production. 

Check for this regularly.  Hey, just check USC's site. There's so much, and so much positive ... meaning so many people and communities doing something positive and productive, thoughtful, activist ...

Start with USC-Canada's website, then drop down Resources to come to News.

We're keeping this on top of events and news because ICYMI Monday is always new news and events. 




Attracting Peace 2017:  How Can You Contribute to a Culture of Peace?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017       7:00 - 8:30 pm

London Public Library, Central Branch, 251 Dundas Street London
Stevenson & Hunt Room A

Come and learn what national and international peace groups are doing as well as practical steps to support these efforts at local and personal levels. We all have the ability to do something to make our world a safer place. The PowerPoint presentation will be followed by Q&A. The evening will conclude with a meditation for peace.

Erika Simpson, PhD, is Associate Professor of International Relations at Western University, author of the book “Nato and the Bomb”, and Vice-President of the Canadian Peace Research Association. She is a syndicated columnist in Post Media and a frequent commentator on CTV National and CTV Local News.

This is a FREE event, presented as a partnership between the London Chapter of Council of Canadians, The London Public Library and the Southwestern Ontario chapter of Kairoswith 2 hours free validated parking at Citi Plaza during Library hours
No Registration Required

This event takes the place of COC London’s first monthly meeting since the last meeting in May.

Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1434762816605229/

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Resilient Cities Conference: Preparing London for a Rapidly Changing Future

Saturday, November 18, 2017
London Public Library, Dundas Street, London

A one-day conference to explore ways London can be made more resilient in the face of climate change and other stressors. Keynote Speaker (TBD) opens the day in the Wolf Performance Hall. 5 breakout sessions will follow:

Theme 1 - Rapid Response: Emergency Preparedness, Heat & Drought, Climate Refugees, Flooding;
Theme 2 - Moving & Building: Healthy Transportation, Resilient City: Curitiba, Ecosystem Services through Green Infrastructure, Urban Planning;
Theme 3 - Living: Indigenous Knowledge, Equity & Living Wage, Engaging Citizens in their Community, Social Financing;
Theme 4 - Fueling: Renewable Energy, Community Energy Action Plan, Sustainable Building Design, Divestment from Fossil Fuels;
Theme 5 - Feeding: Sustainable Farming, Agroforestry, Water Harvesting, Food Waste.

In partnership the City of London, London Environmental Network, Thames Regional Ecological Association, and the Urban League of London.

Sept 10/17 note: Details being finalized.  Registration will be through the library as soon as that’s done.














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