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Gassing up the tar sands - The costs of using the Mackenzie Gas Pipeline to Fuel Alberta’s Tar Sands

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Film and Panel DiscussionThe Mackenzie River is Canada’s wildest big river flowing through 1800 kilometers of globally important forests and tundra. Read more »

Action Alert - Alberta must do it's part to fight climate change!

From: Lindsay Telfer

Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach and the newly appointed Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner have announced to the world that Alberta is not willing to fight climate change.

"Alberta can't make absolute reductions in greenhouse gas emissions during the current boom", said Renner, and that is the message that he is taking to Ottawa. Read more »

Posted February 12, 2007 by russ

Meeting to Discuss Keeping Alberta Nuclear-Free

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Purpose: To form a group to oppose building Candu nuclear reactors in the province and promote the use of alternative, renewable energies instead.When: Saturday, February 10, 2007 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Where: 2922 10th Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta Read more »

Interim oil sands consultation report outlines vision for development

Government of Alberta

Media Release

January 25, 2007

Interim oil sands consultation report outlines vision for development
Further feedback sought from Albertans

Edmonton... Following consultations with the public, a multistakeholder committee (MSC) has developed an interim report, which identifies a vision and principles for the future of oil sands development in Alberta.

The MSC has recommended a vision for oil sands development that:
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Posted January 30, 2007 by russ

Tar Sands as a Weapon of Mass Destruction

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Timms Centre Lobby, U of A, EdmontonRicardo Acuna and Diana Gibson, Parkland Institute Read more »

Attack #13 - An Art and Activism Installation

Location:
Calgary

Description:
One Yellow Rabbit and Action Terroriste Socialement Acceptable (ATSA) invite you to Attack #13 January 18-20 an ongoing in situ intervention – free! At the EPCOR Centre for Performing Arts, Calgary AB Read more »

Lecture and Screening on hyperdependency on oil

Location:
Calgary

Description:
One Yellow Rabbit and Action Terroriste Socialement Acceptable (ATSA) invite you to Attack #13 January 18-20 an ongoing in situ intervention – free! At the EPCOR Centre for Performing Arts, Calgary AB Read more »

Take Action with ATSA! Citizen's Statement of Offence. An Art and Activist Action

Location:
Calgary

Description:
One Yellow Rabbit and Action Terroriste Socialement Acceptable (ATSA) invite you to Attack #13 January 18-20 an ongoing in situ intervention – free! At the EPCOR Centre for Performing Arts, Calgary AB Read more »

Citizens' Forum on the Alberta Tar Sands

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Allendale Community Hall, 6330 105A St.(just east of the Allendale School). Every second Sunday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $2.00. Open to all. Sponsored by the NDEnvirocaucus. Info: Rod at 988-3802 or rolstad [at] compusmart [dot] ab [dot] ca

Death by a Thousand Cuts: Impacts of In-situ Oil Sands Development on Alberta's Boreal Forests

Location:
Calgary

Description:
YEP Calgary Chapterwith Simon Dyer, Pembina InstitutePlease join us for a lively discussion on the impacts of Alberta's rapidly growing heavy oil industry on Alberta's Northern Forest. Simon will focus on the environmental impacts of in situ (in place) development of deep oil sands, suggesting that SAGD development has the potential to affect a forested region 50 times larger than the areas leased for oil sands mining north of Fort McMurray.Details: The event will take place on Wednesday January 10th, 5:30- 7:30 PM, Simon Dyer will start his talk at 6 p.m. Read more »

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