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Thoughtful Tuesday Documentary: Six Degrees Could Change the World

Dec 2 2008 - 7:00pm

Presented by Steeps Tea Lounge & Earth's General Store

National Geographic 90 minutes 2008

 

Documentary that demonstrates the devastating ecological impact each single degree increase in temperature could have on our planet over the next century.

 

Location

Steeps Tea Lounge College Plaza
11116 82 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 28, 2008 by Anonymous

Arusha Activist Happy Hour: Meet Authors Andrew Nikiforuk & Tony Clarke

Nov 28 2008 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Arusha Centre
  • The Arusha Centre presents two new books on Alberta's tar sands, come and meet both authors: Andrew Nikiforuk: "Tar Sands:Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent" & Tony Clarke: "Tar Sands Showdown: Canada and the New Politics of Oil in an Age of Climate Change".

    Location

    Old Y Building for Community Organizations
    223 12 Ave SW
    Calgary, AB

    Posted November 25, 2008 by Anonymous

Climate Change and its Effects on Canada and Planet

Nov 26 2008 - 7:00pm

Andrew Weaver, is the author of the newly released book "Keeping Our Cool: Canada in a Warming World".

Weaver, the lead author of the IPCC climate change report will bring a message of danger and opportunity. Weaver will outline the dangers of climate change, the threats the tar sands pose, and what a real turn around would look like. Read more »

Location

TL B-1 (Tory Lecture building)
University of Alberta (Saskatchewan Drive & 113 Street)
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 21, 2008 by Anonymous

Climate Change and its Effects on Canada and Planet

Nov 27 2008 - 3:00pm

Andrew Weaver, author of the new book Keeping Our Cool: Canada in a warming world is touring Alberta on Nov. 26, 27, and 28.

Weaver, lead author of "future predictions" section of the IPCC will bring a message of danger and opportunity to Albertans.

Weaver will outline the peril of climate change, the threats the tar sands pose, and what a real turn-around would look like. Read more »

Location

U of C Science Theatre, ST 141
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Posted November 10, 2008 by Anonymous

Gwynne Dyer: Climate Wars

Oct 26 2008 - 9:00pm

Gwynne Dyer will be speaking on Sunday, October 26 at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. The audience will be intimately seated on The Arden stage and have the opportunity to discuss hot topics with the respected journalist. The 11 a.m. lecture will be After Iraq followed by Climate Wars at 8 p.m. Guests are encouraged to arrive early as the On Stage Series includes a champagne brunch or evening cocktails. Read more »

Location

Arden Theatre
5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB

Posted October 23, 2008 by Anonymous

Keep the Oil in the Ground

Oct 16 2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Parkland Institute

Keep the Oil in the Ground
Dr. Terisa E. Turner, Department of Sociology & Anthropology
University of Guelph Read more »

Location

Tory 5-15
University of Alberta ( Just off of Saskatchewan Drive on the east side of campus)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 13, 2008 by Anonymous

Climate & Social Justice Showdown: All Candidates Forum

Oct 9 2008 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

On Oct. 9th at 5:00 pm hear Edmonton-Strathcona candidates views on
two of the worlds biggest issues - Climate Change and Social Justice.

Location

SUB Stage, Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 7, 2008 by Anonymous

Make climate change an issue this election

Voters Taking Action on Climate Change (VTACC) wants to make sure that climate change is an issue this election. We know that the public cares, and we want to make sure that politicians and the media do too. We have created a web based map of Canada where people can express their concern with a visual post in their region. We appreciate if you would consider distributing the message below to colleagues, members and supporters. Read more »

Posted October 2, 2008 by Anonymous

2º of fear and desire community theatre workshop

Oct 25 2008 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

"2º of Fear and Desire" is a satellite event of the SHATTERING forum theatre performances taking place on Oct. 24 & 27, presented by Headlines Theatre & the U of A Faculty of Education:

Date/Time: Saturday October 25, 1-6pm
Location: #4-104 Education North, U of A
Cost: No cost
Space is limited to 20 participants. All participants must commit to the full 5 hour workshop. Read more »

Location

4-104 Education North
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 2, 2008 by Anonymous

CBC Election Forum on Canada and Climate Change

Oct 1 2008 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Michael Enright and The Sunday Edition will be in Edmonton on October 1st for a special election forum at the Timms Centre. Read more »

Location

Timms Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 27, 2008 by Anonymous

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