COS Weekly Newsletter
The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices opened its doors Tuesday and marked the occasion by releasing an 80-page report examining the consequences of climate actions that Canada might take under different global pollution scenarios. The institute is operating on funding of $20 million from the Government of Canada over the next five years. The institute will maintain independent control over its own research and reporting, and is the result of a partnership between 15 climate-focused organizations that answered a federal call for proposals in 2018. The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices will be overseen by an 11-member board of directors. The new institute hopes to release three major reports each year, interspersed with some shorter papers, as well as regular notes and analysis, as events warrant.
Jan. 28 - Plimsoll Club Board of Directors Meeting
Jan. 29 - ISSC Board of Directors Meeting
Jan. 29 - PACMAR / NANs Committee Meeting
Jan. 30 - Winter 2020 OPP Dialogue Forum
Jan 31. - COS Owners Committee Meeting
Feb. 4 - Cargo Logistics Canada Conference
Feb.28 - COS Annual General Meeting (tbc)
Feb. 11 - VGE Board Meeting
Ship of the Week
The MV Sun Rise is a large semi-submersible transport vessel, which delivered two new hybrid-electric ferry vessels to BC Ferries at Ogden Point in Victoria on Saturday. The vessel picked up the ferries in November from Damen Shipyards Group’s facility in Constanta, Romania.
Type: Heavy Load Carrier
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