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The Transition to Renewable Energy in Alberta: How to do it!

Sep 22 2010 - 7:00pm

Alberta has tremendous clean sustainable renewable resources. Come hear  how to make the transition from one who really knows.  Paul Gipe is a pioneer in developing renewable energy policies all over North America. Instrumental in architecting the successful Ontario Green Energy Act  Mr. Gipe is an authority on what works and what doesn’t in Canada.

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm + Read more »

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142 , 105 Street Building
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street & 104 Avenue)
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 1, 2010 by russ

Webinar: Aggregate Resources - Gravel can be the pits!

Sep 22 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Are you dealing with an Aggregate resources project in your community? Want to know more about what your options are?

On September 22nd from noon to 1:00 pm join Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel at the Environmental Law Centre, to find out more about how Aggregate is regulated in Alberta and what the important processes and legal issues in Aggregate extraction are. Read more »

Posted August 31, 2010 by AEN

Lean and Green: Sustainable Energy Solutions for Alberta

Sep 21 2010 - 4:00pm

with Hunter Lovins


2 Great Opportunities to Discover:

  • Options for meeting our current electricity challenges
  • The business case for climate protection
  • How Alberta can lead the way in energy solutions
  • Read more »

Location

ConocoPhillips Theatre
Glenbow Museum
Calgary, AB

Posted August 26, 2010 by AEN

YEP Speaker Series: Approaching Major Projects in the Wake of Oil Spills

Sep 8 2010 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

There is high risk and large upfront investment required for large infrastructure projects. Given the recent BP and Enbridge oil spills and impacts of actions from government agencies, ENGO, etc – what are the expected outcomes for the industry? Dennis McConaghy of TransCanada talks about increasing regulation, corporate responsibility and the impacts of current events on projects like McKenzie and Gateway.  Read more »

Location

Deville's in Arts Central
100 7 Avenue SW (SE corner of second level)
Calgary, AB

Posted August 26, 2010 by AEN

The New Sustainable Home — Going Beyond Green: Building Holistic, Healthy, Traditional Earth Buildings

Jun 15 2010 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Marcus McCabe, director of Hempire Building Materials is an accomplished scientist, plasterer, hemp-lime builder, straw bale builder and Permaculturalist who has been researching experimental building materials since the early nineties. He is going to be in Calgary this month speaking at an information/ Q&A evening for both public and industry interested in sustainable building technologies for both residential and commercial applications. 

$15.00 (Calgary Dollars accepted) Read more »

Location

3rd Floor, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted June 10, 2010 by AEN

"Meet & Mingle" with Environment Minister Ron Rennie

Jun 3 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Water Matters invites you join us for our annual meet and mingle! Read more »

Location

Room 201, Kahanoff Centre
1202 Centre Street SE
Calgary, AB

Posted May 14, 2010 by Anonymous

Wild About Wilderness Gala

Jun 3 2010 - 6:30pm

Wild About 
Wilderness

An evening with AWA board and staff.

Please join us for an evening reception at the Royal Glenora Club with guest speaker Richard Secord:

Green Law - Legal Precedents for Environmental Protection.

Richard’s lecture will address the key environmentally significant cases decided in Alberta in the last 20 years. Read more »

Location

Royal Glenora Club
11160 River Valley Road
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 14, 2010 by AEN

Climate Change — What Can I Do?

May 19 2010 - 12:00pm

Please RSVP by email to erm [at] ualberta [dot] ca

Free Sessions - Open to the Public, but we ask that you RSVP as space is limited to 40 attendees.

We will be giving away a door prize at this session.

In this Lecture: You release greenhouse gases as a result of using energy to drive, using electricity to light and heat your home, and through other activities that support our quality of life like growing food, raising livestock and throwing away garbage. Read more »

Location

Enterprise Square atrium
10230 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 12, 2010 by Anonymous

Creativity & Possibility: Alternative Responses to the Oil & Gas Industry

Jun 10 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Public Speakers Series

Oil & The Arts: Creative Responses to the Energy Economy

How do oil and art mix? How are visual artists, performance artists, and writers responding to the oil and energy economy? How are artists and curators representing, documenting, and archiving Alberta’s oil economy? What is the role of public art in contemplating the issues arising from Alberta’s oil economy? This speaker series will feature local and international artists, activists, and critics whose creative work addresses these questions and responds to the energy economy.

June 10: Creativity & Possibility: Alternative Responses to the Oil & Gas Industry
Peter von Tiesenhausen, Artist

Location

Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NRE) 1-001
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 10, 2010 by Anonymous

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