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Sustainability Speaker Series: “The Story of Stuff” with Annie Leonard

Nov 17 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Tickets: $5 On sale now! 

Click here to purchase online at Tix on the Square or grab yours on campus at the Infolink booths located in HUB, SUB, CAB and ETLC.

The Office of Sustainability invites you to attend the second presentation in our 2011-2012 Sustainability Speaker Series, “The Story of Stuff,” presented by Annie Leonard. Read more »

Location

Room 11
Tory Lecture Theatre — University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 14, 2011 by AEN

Film Screening: "Wiebo's War"

Oct 21 2011 - 9:00pm - Oct 24 2011 - 7:00pm

Canada 2011, 93 min, Beta SP, Dir: David York Read more »

Location

Garneau Theatre
8712 109 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 1E9

Posted October 21, 2011 by AEN

Longstanding Federal Partnership with Canadian Environmental Network Terminated

Future uncertain for network of over 640 environmental groups

14 Oct 2011

Today, the Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN), one of Canada’s oldest, largest, and most well-respected democratic institutions serving the environmental concerns of all Canadians, was forced to lay off its staff and is on the verge of closing its doors and those of its 11 regional offices. Read more »

Posted October 14, 2011 by AEN

Meaningful Work: Green Jobs + Social Innovation Retreat

Apr 29 2011 (All day) - May 1 2011 (All day)

Join hosts Alla Guelber and Mike Unrau and special guests:

The purpose of this 2.5 day retreat is to spend a weekend with peers from diverse disciplines and inspiring professionals, deeply engaging with questions around vocation, sustainability, and social innovation. Read more »

Location

Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel
Kananaskis, AB

Posted March 17, 2011 by AEN

Avatar, Oil Sands and the Amazon

Mar 23 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

ConocoPhillips IRIS Public Seminar  Read more »

Location

RGO Room, 4th Floor Scurfield Hall
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Posted March 15, 2011 by AEN

Avatar, Oil Sands and the Amazon

Mar 18 2011 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Field notes from the Energy Indigenous Environment Interface research program

The most commercially successful film in history deals with indigenous peoples and industrial resource extraction to feed humanity’s growing consumption of energy. Although set in a futuristic world on the fictitious planet of Pandora, parallels to the Amazon jungle and Alberta’s oil sands have not been lost on the public. Read more »

Location

Petroleum Club
319 5 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 15, 2011 by AEN

Film Screening and Q & A: The Economics of Happiness

Mar 16 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for a special screening of ‘The Economics of Happiness’, a documentary about the worldwide movement for localization. The film will be followed by a Q and A session with Filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge (via Skype).

View the film’s trailer

Website: http://www.theeconomicsofhappiness.org/

Location

Petroleum Club
319 5 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 14, 2011 by russ

New research centre to study Canadians most affected by unhealthy environments

7 Mar 2011

A new Canadian research centre has been launched to investigate and respond to the concerns of those most impacted by environmental health problems in Canada.

The Centre for Environmental Health Equity is putting its research agenda into the hands of communities to shine a light on the often-untold experiences of Canadians who bear the brunt of unhealthy environments. Read more »

Posted March 8, 2011 by Anonymous

Living in the Natural Environment 2011

Feb 4 2011 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

The M.D. of Bighorn is again presenting Living in the Natural Environment on Friday February 4, 2011.

This year’s event will be at the Cochrane RancheHouse from 4-9pm. As we have in the past, the Hall of Vision has been rented to provide an opportunity for non-profit organizations like yours to showcase their work and provide resources at no cost to your organization.

If you haven’t been to Living in the Natural Environment before, here are a few details: Read more »

Location

Cochrane RancheHouse
Cochrane, AB

Posted January 22, 2011 by Anonymous

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