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Has Medicine Hat's Energy Sustainability Policy Left Lethbridge Behind?

Sep 16 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Medicine Hat's Energy Sustainability Department is focused on providing its citizens with energy conservation and renewable energy education, incentives and leadership through a variety of "Hat Smart" initiatives. The mission of the department is to help Medicine Hat reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and position itself to thrive in the post carbon economy.  Read more »

Location

Country Kitchen Catering (Lower level of The Keg) -
1715 Mayor Magrath Drive S
Lethbridge, AB

Posted September 13, 2010 by AEN

The Landowner's Dilemma: are reasonable expectations obsolete?

Sep 28 2010 - 12:15pm - 2:00pm

The Faculty of Law presents

Professor Joseph L. Sax

Berkeley Law, University of California

“Climate change" and “loss of global biodiversity” are the watchwords of our time. Is the price we must pay to address these a radical revision in what it means to own land? Is this the time-like the Industrial Revolution, the end of slavery, the economic recognition of married women as individuals-when long-standing conceptions of ownership had to give way, and the world of law was made anew? Read more »

Location

2370 Murray Fraser Hall
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Posted September 8, 2010 by AEN

Sustainable Calgary Book Club: Bring on the Apocalypse by George Monbiot

Sep 15 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Bring on the Apocalypse by George Monbiot

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Location

th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted September 2, 2010 by russ

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

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