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Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Oct 16 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them. Read more »

Location

Lac La Biche, AB

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Oct 20 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them. Read more »

Location

Parkdale United Church
2919 8 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Oct 15 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them. Read more »

Location

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

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Oct 14 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them. Read more »

Location

Warburg Community Hall Warburg, AB

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Emerald Day Community Reception

Oct 2 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

From the Alberta Emerald Foundation:

Please join us at Emerald Day in Fort McMurray and BE INSPIRED!

Emerald Day is a community environmental showcase event, with displays, talks and networking.  This community reception event will feature a special presentation by Simon Jackson, one of Time Magazine's 60 Heroes for the Planet.  Simon will be speaking at about 6:15pm and will then be available for questions and connecting.

Emerald Day is presented by Syncrude Canada, with support from Newalta and organized by the Alberta Emerald Foundation.  The Alberta Emerald Foundation is a provincial charity committed to recognize, celebrate and inspire environmental excellence, best known for hosting the annual Emerald Awards.

Emerald Day is free to attend, and the community reception event includes complimentary hors d'oeuvres and bar.

For information or to become involved, please contact us at 780-616-1556 or email emmy [at] emeraldfoundation [dot] ca.

Location

MacDonald Island Park - Nexen Fieldhouse
Fort McMurray, AB

Posted September 19, 2014 by AEN

SESA Solar Seminar— Alberta Passive Solar Greenhouses: Lesson Learned

Sep 24 2014 - 7:00pm

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Refreshments at 6:30pm

Speaker: Rob Avis, Verge Permaculture

Rob and Michelle Avis have been living with and researching a solar greenhouse in Alberta for the past five years. Designed to meet the northern climate challenges of efficiently capturing heat and light while limiting heat loss and providing adequate ventilation, humidity, pest control and snow shedding; their experiment has provided some successes and a lot of wisdom. Rob will also discuss the ideal cold climate greenhouse including such design improvements as thermal curtains, an air lock entry, a water wicking system and a subterranean heat storage system. Read more »

Location

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

Posted September 12, 2014 by AEN

Bird Migration Talk

Sep 22 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Songbirds, waterfowl, raptors and shorebirds move through Alberta skies each spring and fall. Chuck Priestly, Wildlife Biologist, will share information about this awesome natural phenomena.

Location

Rooms 3-4, Strathcona County Library
401 Festival Lane
Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5P7

Posted September 2, 2014 by AEN

Food for Thought

Sep 28 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Join REAP at its 5th annual Food For Thought to celebrate local, sustainable food and farmers! Mingle with chefs and farmers at 15+ food and beverage sampling stations, and enjoy community displays, live music, kids activities, and a keynote by award winning author and activist Judy Wicks. Adult tickets are $31 in advance or $41 at the door.  Kids tickets are $16 in advance only.   Read more »

Location

Hotel Arts
119 12 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 2, 2014 by AEN

CASA’s 20th Anniversary Speaker Series

Jun 6 2014 - 8:30am - 3:45pm

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) has brought together an outstanding line-up of Canada’s most effective collaborative leaders, thinkers and negotiators for a day devoted to exploring and discussing the art and science of building consensus agreements.

Registration Deadline: May 30, 2014

Register Online or contact the CASA office at casa [at] casahome [dot] org to take advantage of the discounted NGO rate Read more »

Location

TELUS Spark Centre
Calgary, AB

Posted May 28, 2014 by AEN

Saturday Morning at the Law School — Water Law 101 Public Lecture

May 31 2014 - 9:30am - 11:30am

The Canadian Institute of Resources Law is hosting a free public lecture by Arlene Kwasniak, Professor Emerita of Law, titled  Water Law 101 as part of the Saturday Morning at the Law School series. Water Law 101 will highlight the importance of water in Alberta and the need for sound and sustainable management. It will provide a summary of how government regulates the use of water through legislated water rights, and will describe the nature of those rights. Read more »

Location

Room MFH 2370
Murray Fraser Hall (Faculty of Law, University of Calgary)
Calgary, AB T2N 4V8

Posted May 14, 2014 by AEN

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