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Creating a Healthy Planet with a Plant-Based Diet

Oct 24 2009 - 9:30am - 1:00pm

Guest Speaker: Dr. Peter Carter, M.D. & Environment and Climate Change Specialist

Cost: FREE, includes healthy food samples and free Recipe Book!

Advance Reservations: 780 913-6466 or 780 455-6431 or unity [at] unityofedmonton [dot] ca

Hosted by: The Unity Church of Edmonton and Westmount Presbyterian Church Read more »


Westmount Presbyterian Church
13820 109A Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 21, 2009 by Anonymous

Sustainability Awareness Week —Climate Change Teach-In

Oct 22 2009 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In conjunction with “Sustainability Awareness Week” and in support of the International Day of Climate Action (, the University of Alberta’s Office of Sustainability presents a cross-disciplinary Climate Change Teach-In. Highlighting research, philosophies and warnings related to global climate change, this plenary will bring together pre-eminent scholars and students on campus to deliver a call to intellect and action on global warming and how we, both individually and collectively, can work together to address climate change. Read more »


Meyer Horowitz Theatre Students' Union Building (SUB)
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 20, 2009 by Anonymous

Is Global Warming a Moral Issue?

Oct 25 2009 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join Dave Toycen, President and CEO of World Vision Canada, and Graham Saul, Executive Director of the Climate Action Network - Canada as they explore the moral implications of climate change.


Rocky Mountain College
4039 Brentwood Road NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 8, 2009 by Anonymous

Retreat on Global Warming as a Moral Issue

Oct 26 2009 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

 “While it’s the industrialized nations of the world that pump out the
most greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming, it’s the
undeveloped nations of the world that feel the first effects of global
– World Vision website
“Leaving the world’s poor to sink or swim with their own meagre
resources in the face of the threat posed by climate change is morally
wrong. We do not need climate change apartheid.”
— Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Monday, October 26, 2009 8:30 am to 4 pm – $45 (includes lunch)

The University of Calgary and The King’s University College in Edmonton (video-linked). Read more »


Room 3257, Professional Faculties Building
University of Calgary 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB
Room TBA
King’s University College 9125 50 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 8, 2009 by Anonymous

Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Climate Change & the lead up to Copenhagen

Oct 7 2009 - 7:00pm

Panel Discussion on Climate Change and the Lead up to the Copenhagen Discussions this fall.

For our October meeting, we have another Panel Discussion, this one on Climate Change and the lead up to Copenhagen 2009 (COP 15), the United Nations Climate Conference, in December. For this discussion we will be joined by three of Calgary’s leaders in the climate discussion: Read more »


Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 7, 2009 by Anonymous

Calgary Film Premiere of "The Age of Stupid"

Oct 13 2009 - 6:30pm

The Age of Stupid

Franny Armstrong 2009

Run time: 92 min. | UK | Language: English

Tickets: Free with library card.

This screening kicks off a local campaign to call for a science-based climate agreement at the UN summit in Copenhagen this December. Come on out and show your support! Read more »


John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library Central Branch
616 MacLeod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted October 1, 2009 by Anonymous

YEP Speaker Event: Carbon Offsets in the Oilsands Industry

Sep 9 2009 - 6:00pm

Ganesh Doluweera, PhD Candidate in Electrical Engineering and Energy and Environmental Systems at the University of Calgary, will speak about carbon offsets in the oilsands industry with a focus on cogeneration.Carey Booth from the City of Calgary will speak briefly about the Low Carbon Future Summit being held on September 18th.Kim Kiel with Alberta Ecotrust will present on their River Rally event to be held in Devon at the end of the month. Read more »

Posted September 4, 2009 by Anonymous

Pembina Reacts: AERI Reports on Oil Sands Emissions

23 Jul 2009
Dan Woynillowicz, spokesperson for the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the release by the Alberta Energy Research Institute of two new analyses comparing the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands and other sources of crude oil:

“These reports reaffirm that producing and burning oil from the oil sands results in up to 45 per cent more greenhouse gas emissions relative to some sources of conventional crude oil. Read more »

Posted July 23, 2009 by Anonymous

Consumers Get Help in Choosing Carbon Offsets

16 Jul 2009

Canadians heading off for summer vacation will have some help in making their holidays more environmentally friendly, thanks to a new guide ranking carbon offsets and vendors that encourages consumers to choose the highest quality carbon offsets. Read more »

Posted July 20, 2009 by Anonymous

Pedal for the Planet Movement Building: Activate & Educate

Jul 21 2009 - 7:00pm

From Canada to Copenhagen: Pedal for the Planet

A new climate treaty will be negotiated during international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Canada now stands out as one of the last major industrialized countries opposed to targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest blockers of climate change negotiations. Read more »


Arusha Centre
106, 223 12 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted July 15, 2009 by Anonymous

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