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Edmonton Bicycle Commuters February 2011 Newsletter

EBC have posted their February 2011 Newsletter to their website.

In this issue

  1. Advocacy
  2. BikeWorks News
  3. Bike Art Auction & Anniversary Party!
  4. Partnerships with EBC
  5. Education & Media
  6. EBC Volunteers Needed
  7. Upcoming Events

 

Posted February 7, 2011 by AEN

ENGO responses to Royal Society of Canada's report: "Environmental & Health Impacts of Canada's Oil Sands Industry"

  1. Pembina responds to Royal Society of Canada report
    http://www.pembina.org/media-release/2141
  2. Sierra Club Canada responds to Royal Society of Canada report
    http://prairie.sierraclub.ca/en/tar-sands/media/release/sierra-club-cana...
  3. Royal Society Report on Tar Sands ignores Traditional Knowledge
    http://www.sierraclub.ca/en/node/3554

The full report (9Mb) can be downloaded here.

Posted January 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Wild Lands Advocate December 2010, Vol. 18, No. 6

The December 2010 issue of Wildland Advocate (Vol. 18, No. 6) is available for download from the AWA website.

Features

  • Wild Ecosystems and Climate Change – the Seminal Work of Dr. Camille Parmesan
  • Alberta’s Climate Change Future is Here Already
  • Climate Change and Water in Alberta: Are we Dammed?
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity on Alberta’s Southern Eastern Slopes
  • Point/Counterpoint: Population Growth and the Future of Wilderness
  • ‘Potatogate’ Victory: People Power Does Work!
  • Read more »

Posted December 20, 2010 by AEN

ELC News Brief Vol. 25 No. 1

The Environmental Law Centre has posted the first issue of the new look News Brief (Vol. 25 No .1) to their website. The issue is about "land use planning in the Lower Athabasca region and features articles on interpreting the Land Use Framework, biodiversity in the region and two related Federal Court actions." Read more »

Posted December 9, 2010 by AEN

Wild Lands Advocate October 2010, Vol. 18, No. 5

The latest issue of the Wildlands Advocate is now available from the Alberta Wilderness Association website.

Features

  • The Illusion of Integrity
  • What is Happening With the New Provincial Parks Legislation?
  • Do Mountain Bikes Belong in the Backcountry? Absolutely.
  • A Sordid Affair: Mountain Biking in Canada's National Parks
  • The Willmore: Stronger Management... What's So Evil About World Heritage Status?
  • Potatogate: Turning Endangered Species Habitat into Potato Chips
  • Read more »

Posted October 25, 2010 by AEN

Seeking the Right Balance: Financial Security for Conservation and Reclamation of Alberta's Oil Sands Mines

12 Oct 2010

Edmonton, AB – Development of Alberta’s oilsands resources has significant environmental consequences and potentially long-lasting impact on land and water resources. Oil sands surface mining projects have caused radical changes in landscapes and tailings ponds represent a significant ongoing challenge. Read more »

Posted October 13, 2010 by AEN

Greenpeace report challenges Canada’s need for dirty, risky fossil fuels

9 Sep 2010

TORONTO — Greenpeace today released a comprehensive analysis of Canada’s energy potential that challenges the need for dirty oil from the tar sands and shows that Canada can create tens of thousands of green jobs, while providing over 90 per cent of the country’s electricity and heating needs from renewable sources by 2050. Read more »

Posted September 9, 2010 by AEN

Wild Lands Advocate Vol. 18 No. 4

The August 2010 issue of Wildlands Advocate (Vol. 18 No. 4) is available for download from the AWA website.

 Features

  • Guilty!: Syncrude Runs "Afoul" of Canadian and Alberta Environmental Laws
  • The Boreal: A Birder's Wonderland
  • New Policy Tools for Conservation in Alberta's Boreal Natural Region
  • Tar Sands Lobby: 1 - Wetlands Policy: 0?
  • In Situ Tar Sands Risks Confirmed by Recent Blowouts
  • Progress in Ghost River Watershed Planning
  • Business as Usual as ERCB Approves Kananaskis Sour Gas Pipeline
  • Ants and Antelope

Posted August 27, 2010 by AEN

Pembina Briefing Note: Canadian Oil Sands and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Facts in Perspective

This briefing note outlines key information about greenhouse gas emissions from Canada's oil sands today and in the future. Recent attention to the issue of greenhouse gases in Canada and the U.S. prompted the Pembina Institute to outline key issues in more detail. Read more »

Posted August 5, 2010 by AEN

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