As climate change continues to exacerbate the frequency and severity of natural disasters, the importance of the profession’s commitment to reverse the climate crisis by 2030 remains increasingly urgent. In April, CIP hosted a webinar on climate change to discuss climate-related hazards, planning strategies and policies and climate change mitigation.


  • Dr. Deborah Harford (Executive Director, Adaptation to Climate Change Team -SFU (Faculty of Environment))
  • Dr. Alison Shaw (Lead Researcher, ICABCCI)
  • Erica Tropea (Nokiiwin Tribal Council, Waster Management Advisor & Climate Change Specialist)
  • Carla Stewart RPP, MCIP (Senior Policy Planner, City of Surrey)
  • John Ingram RPP, MCIP (Principal & Senior Planner, Eco Plan International)


  • Kristy Kilbourne RPP, MCIP