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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 »

Location

Arusha Centre
106, 223 12 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted July 15, 2009 by Anonymous

Pedal for the Planet Bike Rally at Minister Prentice's Office

Jul 21 2009 - 12:30pm

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 »

Location

Jim Prentice's Constituency Office
Suite 105, 1318 Centre St NE
Calgary, AB

Posted July 15, 2009 by Anonymous

Pedal for the Planet Action Training

Jul 21 2009 - 9:00am

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 »

Location

Good Life Community Bike Shop
Eau Claire Market 201, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Calgary, AB

Posted July 15, 2009 by Anonymous

Carbon Credit Exchange Seminar

Jun 25 2009 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Guest Speakers: Blue Source and Climate Change Central

Audience: Oil & gas Companies, alternate energy companies, farmers and ranchers, manufacturing companies, high emitters and anyone using environmentally friendly practices in their operations. Anyone interested in finding out more about the Carbon Credit Exchange is welcome.

Cost: $15.00 (includes refreshments & Snacks) Read more »

Location

Various locations
(see http://www.ecosolar.ca/open_houses.html for details)
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 29, 2009 by Anonymous

Webcast: Inuit, Human Rights and Climate Change

May 29 2009 - 5:45pm
The Arusha Centre is pleased to host a live webcast from Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Featuring Siila Watt-Cloutier, Inuit climate activist and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, speaking on Inuit, Human Rights and Climate Change as the launch for the Countdown to Copenhagen.

This webcast will draw a worldwide audience and is part of Isuma TV's six month internet campaign to promote the importance of Inuit knowledge and human rights in the global discussion of climate change. Read more »

Location

The Arusha Centre
106 - 223 12 Ave SW Calgary ( in the Old Y Building for Community Organizations)
Calgary, AB

Posted May 21, 2009 by Anonymous

The Carbon Charter: Moving to Carbon Zero in Ten Years

May 12 2009 - 7:00pm

by Godo Stoyke

Free refreshments at 6:30 pm

Berkeley California is offering “free” solar systems. By 2016 all homes in England must be zero carbon. Buses and trains have no fares in Hasselt, Belgium. All new buildings in Germany are now required to be heated by renewable energy. Read more »

Location

TELUS World of Science — Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre
11211 142 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 11, 2009 by Anonymous

YEP Speaker Event: Low Carbon Fuel Standard

May 13 2009 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

 Discussion on Low Carbon Fuel Standard

  • Brent Stuart — Suncor
  • Jeremy Moorhouse — Pembina Institute
  • Joule Bergerson — University of Calgary

Speaker bio’s available at http://www.yepcanada.ca/calgary/events.html

Event is free for members $5 for non-members. A lifetime YEP Membership is $30 and can be purchased at the door.

Location

Ceili's Irish Pub
803 8 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Posted May 9, 2009 by Anonymous

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