News

Our September 2022 Newsletter is now live!

Check out our new September 2022 newsletter!

“A Piece of the Peace: Rural Community Perspectives from the Northern Peace Region” Blog Now Live!

Check out our new blog post regarding rural community perspective here!

“Healthy rural communities responding to climate change and ecosystem disruption” infographic now live!

When adaptation actively incorporates local and traditional resources, it allows communities to prevent, respond, and recover from climate-induced outcomes relatively independently, without over-reliance on external support.

Check out our July 2022 Newsletter!

Our July 2022 Newsletter features a link to our symposium proceedings as well as a virtual recording of the event. Check it out here!

Want to learn more about Climate Adaptation Strategies?

This infographic, informed by the RHSRNbc’s 3rd chapter, aims to outline actions that reduce the negative impacts and optimize the new opportunities that arise from a changing climate vital for rural health.

Read 2022 symposium proceedings and watch virtual research event recordings!

The symposium proceedings and zoom recordings from our symposium, the Resilient Transformation of rural BC communities, hosted on May 25 and 26 is now available!

Forecast for the Future: Extreme Temperature Effects on British Columbia’s Rural Farming Systems

🌡️📈 Check out our student-written blog post!

Climate Change Mitigation and Prevention Strategies Infographic Out Now!

We encourage you to view our most recent infographic, accompanying the 2nd chapter in our rural community resilience series!

The Impacts of Climate Change in Rural BC infographic is now live!

An infographic to accompany our first chapter, with the objective to assess the impacts of climate change on rural BC communities

Aging and Climate Change Study

The purpose of this research project is to examine the role of seniors in the climate crisis. This project will examine three facets of their role: (a) the risks that seniors face due to increasing frailty and vulnerability, (b) the challenges they pose for climate change action or adaptation, and (c) their potential as a valuable, untapped resource in combatting climate change.

Contact for more details:

Tess Fischer
tfisch01@hotmail.com
250-266-9119

Study Principal Investigator:

Dr. Robert Gifford, Psychology and Environmental Studies, University of Victoria
rggiford@uvic.ca
250-721-7532