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The Right To Be Cold: Human rights and our changing climate

Jan 27 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Right To Be Cold BannerClimate change is transforming the Arctic and creating a massive challenge for meeting the new Sustainable Development Goals. Those living in the Arctic face the most extreme consequences of globalization and of climate change. Read more »

Location

Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies (CCIS) Room 1-430
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9

Posted January 18, 2016 by AEN

International Week 2016: For a Better World

Jan 25 2016 (All day) - Jan 31 2016 (All day)

Explore global issues and celebrate cultural diversity during International Week: For a Better World 2016! Read more »

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 18, 2016 by AEN

Panel Discussion: Is Our Drinking Water at Risk?

Nov 30 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Is Canada's urban drinking water at risk?

Clean drinkable water is life, yet most Canadians take water for granted.

With less than 3 per cent of municipally-treated water used for drinking, the rest goes down our drains and toilets or on our gardens. We often fail to consider the sustainability of our water.

On November 30, you are invited to a free panel discussion at the John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Central Library in Calgary, featuring:

David Schindler, University of Alberta 
Eminent Canadian biologist andenvironmentalist gives his perspective on water and the environment and the danger to our water supplies from human activity.

Arlene Kwasniak, University of Calgary
Lawyer and water policy expert explores the push and pull on water resources from competing industries and the policies we should enact to protect this vital resource.

Masaki Hayashi, University of Calgary
A local field researcher tells tales from the watershed. Before it comes to our taps, what happens to the water along its trip from alpine lakes, through prairie rivers? Read more »

Location

John Dutton Theatre Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted November 17, 2015 by russ

SESA Seminar: Solar Systems—The Home Owner Experience

Nov 26 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Solar electric, solar heating, solar hot air or solar hot water systems are going in all over Alberta. Some of them are 20 or more years old. Come hear from the homeowners that are utilizing these technologies every day. Solar system owners will share their motivations, details of finances, neighbor’s reactions, both anticipated and unanticipated results and highlights of the process.

Come to Solar Drinks before the event to eat and network!

 

Location

CN Theatre (Room 5-142)
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105th Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 16, 2015 by russ

SESA Seminar: Solar Systems—The Home Owner Experience

Nov 25 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Free SESA Seminar in Calgary, Open to the Public.

Solar electric, solar heating, solar hot air or solar hot water systems are going in all over Alberta. Some of them are 20 or more years old. Come hear from the homeowners that are utilizing these technologies every day. Solar system owners will share their motivations, details of finances, neighbor’s reactions, both anticipated and unanticipated results and highlights of the process. Read more »

Location

Room NR112, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 16, 2015 by russ

Making the Transition: Leveraging Citizen Engagement for Green Revitalization

Nov 16 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Majora Carter specializes in getting the most out of one our most abundant sources of renewable energy—people.

Come hear Majora’s powerful message: how cleaner, greener infrastructure, an engaged market and community engagement can sustainably revitalize cities. Climate change and environmental factors are looming challenges, but engaged citizens and market-based tools for accelerating change can kickstart the transition to creating sustainable communities. Read more »

Location

CCIS 1-430
Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS), University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 12, 2015 by russ

2015 Martha Kostuch Annual Wilderness and Wildlife Lecture

Nov 20 2015 - 6:00pm

With special guest lecturer Sid Marty:

“Banned in Alberta and other tales from the conservation trenches”

Sid will offer an arrest by arrest account of the Castle logging protest action in 2012.

If time permits, he will include a few entertaining excerpts from his published works.

Wilderness Defenders Awards will be presented to Sid Marty and Gordon Petersen. Both of these gentlemen are known as naturalists, each of them working and making a difference in different corners of Alberta to help others learn and know more about wild Alberta and our natural world.

A Great Gray Owl Award will be presented to Bob Blaxley – a knowledgeable, inspiring volunteer who share his passions through excellent leadership and storytelling. Read more »

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 5, 2015 by AEN

AWA Calgary Talk: Art, Activism & The Red Alert Project

Dec 1 2015 - 7:00pm

with Barbara Amos Read more »

Location

AWA Hillhurst Cottage School
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 2, 2015 by AEN

AWA Edmonton Talk—Brazil: Wilds of the Pantanal

Feb 17 2016 - 7:00pm

Wilderness Around the World Speaker Series
Sponsored by the Wildbird General Store & Jackson Power

with Dr. Jim Butler

Cost: Donations accepted at the door
Time: Talk starts at 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:30pm)

Read more »

Location

Jackson Power & Electric Ltd.
9744 60 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 2, 2015 by AEN

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