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Countdown Begins to Worldwide Climate Protests

Canadians Unite to Demand a Real Deal at UN Climate Negotiations in Poland

Monday, December 1, 2008

Ottawa – On December 7, 2008, thousands will gather in communities across Canada to call for action to stop climate chaos. People across the country will urge Canada to show leadership by committing to deep emissions reductions at UN climate talks.

The Global Day of Action on Climate Change takes place as the world gathers in Poznan, Poland to begin the next round of global climate negotiations. Read more »

Posted December 3, 2008 by Anonymous

Mordor Climate March

Dec 7 2008 - 12:00pm

A new climate movement is emerging in Canada. On December 7, 2008, protests will take place across Canada as part of a global mobilization to stop the climate crisis. These protests will occur as world leaders are gathering for the next UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland. At this crucial time, we must demand that the Canadian government dramatically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and start building the clean energy economy of the 21st Century. Read more »


South End of Canada Place
9700 Jasper Avenue (marching to the Alberta Legislature)
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 28, 2008 by Anonymous

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.



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".


    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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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.


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

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