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Mike Hudema on banning tar sands

Greenpeace Canada Climate and Energy Campaigner Mike Hudema speaks about oil sands on The Mark.

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Posted April 19, 2010 by Anonymous

RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy - UPDATED

Apr 22 2010 - 7:00pm

Do you think you have to choose between a great job and a healthy environment for your children? You don’t have to!

Learn the facts about Alberta’s potential for a green collar economy and how we can work together to put the power back in the hands of Albertans! Read more »

Location

Room D308
Grande Prairie Regional College
Grande Prairie, AB

Posted April 16, 2010 by Anonymous

Alberta FOIP finds more than ducks killed on tar sands operations

8 Apr 2010

Edmonton — An information request has forced the Alberta government to reveal that in addition to the infamous dead ducks, 164 animals, including 27 bears, were killed between 2000 and 2008 on operations in the Alberta tar sands.

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) request was filed by independent scientist Kevin Timoney and sought material from Alberta Sustainable Resource Development (SRD). The disclosed SRD information covers only three oil companies and shows reported deaths of 27 black bears, 67 deer, 31 red fox, 21 coyote, as well as moose, muskrats, beavers, voles, martens, wolves, and bats. Read more »

Posted April 8, 2010 by Anonymous

Internation Day of Climate Action: Die-In: Dying for Climate Leadership

Oct 24 2009 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us at the Legislative grounds for International Day of Climate Action. There will be events happening all around the world- help us tell our government that we need climate leadership! Read more »

Location

Alberta Legislature Building
10800 97 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 23, 2009 by Anonymous

H2Oil Interactive Panel

Oct 1 2009 - 6:30pm

This year the Edmonton Film Fest will be featuring the film H2Oil. It is a film that asks: What is more important, water or oil? Will the quest for profit overshadow efforts to protect public health and the environment in Canada's richest province? 

In addition many local organizations will be co-hosting an interactive panel with the director Shannon Walsh,  George Poitras of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, Eriel Deranger of the Rainforest Action Network, MacDonald Stainsby of Oil Sands Truth and Heather Milton Lightning of the Indigenous Environmental Network. Read more »

Location

Telus Centre Room 150
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 24, 2009 by Anonymous

Climate Action Camp: It's Time to Defend the Planet

Aug 28 2009 (All day) - Aug 30 2009 (All day)

This is the first of 4-6 climate camps that Greenpeace will be organizing across the country in the lead-up to Copenhagen. If you have members in or near Alberta would appreciate any help circulating the call out.

August 28th – 30th (Friday-Sunday)
Edmonton, Alberta
Register Today!!!

Everyday, people feel the worsening effects of climate change as the world’s temperature continues to rise. Our leaders have done little to nothing, leaving the planet undefended against the worsening effects of climate change. Read more »

Location

near Edmonton, AB

Posted August 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Environmental groups and AFL release groundbreaking Green Jobs Report

Outlines a strategy to create tens of thousands of green jobs now, 100,000 of thousands long term

22 Apr 2009

Edmonton, Canada — Alberta can create more than 200,000 green jobs and build a strong economic future, according to a groundbreaking report on green jobs released by two prominent environmental groups and the Alberta Federation of Labour. Read more »

Posted April 22, 2009 by Anonymous

Public Forum: What's Going on With Bill 19?

Apr 2 2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

What's going on with Bill 19? New powers for government ministers and criminalization of the public? What does this mean for the future of our province?

Bill 19 has caused a wave of concern across the entire province, with a growing outcry from farmers and landowners as well as environmental and social justice community groups. But what does Bill 19 mean for folks who live in the city or the suburbs? What does it mean for our environment? Come find out what's going on and why some feel this Bill needs to be stopped. Read more »

Location

The Village Community Center
10429 79 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 26, 2009 by Anonymous

Public Forum: What's Going on With Bill 19?

Apr 2 2009 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

What's going on with Bill 19? New powers for government ministers and criminalization of the public? What does this mean for the future of our province?

Bill 19 has caused a wave of concern across the entire province, with a growing outcry from farmers and landowners as well as environmental and social justice community groups. But what does Bill 19 mean for folks who live in the city or the suburbs? What does it mean for our environment? Come find out what's going on and why some feel this Bill needs to be stopped. Read more »

Location

TELUS Centre Room 236
111 Street and 87 Avenue (University of Alberta)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 26, 2009 by Anonymous

Book Launch - Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent by Andrew Nikiforuk

Nov 3 2008 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Parkland Institute is happy to be co-hosting the Edmonton launch of Andrew Nikiforuk's new book entitled Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent. Details for the launch event are as follow:

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, November 3, 2008
ETLC 1-001, University of Alberta (map)
Edmonton
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Location

Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-001
University of Alberta (off 116 Street at 92 Avenue)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 29, 2008 by Anonymous

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