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Albertans Deliberating About Climate Change: Steps Toward Engaging the Public

Sep 29 2008 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

climateconversation.ning.com 

Members of the press and interested organizations are invited to attend Albertans Deliberating About Climate Change: Steps Toward Engaging the Public.

The event will begin with presentations by participants in the Collaborative Workshop on Deliberative Democracy and Climate Change, held from September 26-28, who will outline the program of public engagement designed in that multi-stakeholder workshop. Read more »

Location

Telus Centre
University of Alberta (87 Avenue & 111 Street)
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 25, 2008 by Anonymous

Workshop: Deliberative Democracy and Climate Change

Sep 26 2008 - 6:15pm - 8:45pm

climateconversation.ning.com

On Friday, September 26th from 6:15-8:45 pm, Albertans will gather at the U of A to talk about how we in the province are dealing with climate change, and how we should be dealing with it.

The event will be structured as a World Café, where people move between conversations in small groups. Refreshments will be served. Read more »

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 10, 2008 by Anonymous

Reduce Auto Emissions Petition

Bow Valley Clean Air Society

Since we can’t eliminate the use of cars all together, help us ensure that Canada’s outdated vehicle emissions standards are drastically improved. By adopting standards equivalent to California’s Clean Cars law, we would reduce carbon emissions from cars by 30 per cent by 2016, using only existing and available technology. Please sign this petition, which asks the Alberta Government to adopt the California standards for vehicle emissions. Read more »

Posted August 22, 2008 by Anonymous

Cross Conservation Area: Once Upon a Grassland...

Oct 9 2008 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Get lost in story with Lana Skauge, professional singer, actor and storyteller.  The grasslands will come alive during a short stroll at dusk, with tales of its inhabitants. Witness the magic of words and imagination in a bedtime story you and your child will never forget! Please dress for the weather.

Date: Thursday, October 9th
Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
Cost: $8/adult, $4/child Read more »

Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
Calgary, AB T2J 2T9

Posted August 15, 2008 by Anonymous

An evening under the sTARs in Alberta

Aug 21 2008 - 6:30pm

Sierra Club — Prairie and the Calgarian Youth Climate Coalition

Open to all ages! Free admission!

Learn about the Tar Sands and discover the case for change

Thursday, August 21 in The Eau Claire Market (lobby of the old Imax theatre)

  • 6:30PM: Bring the family! Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax and fun games!
  • 7:30PM: Guest Speakers & Feature film Tar Sands: The Selling of Alberta

Bring your own mug and reusable container for Hot Chocolate, Coffee and Popcorn! Read more »

Location

Eau Claire Market
200 Barclay Parade SW
Calgary, AB

Posted August 5, 2008 by Anonymous

Tar Sands House Party Orientation Training

Aug 6 2008 - 7:00pm

Be a Part of the Creation of the Tar Sands House Parties!

Sierra Club of Canada — Prairie Chapter

Sierra Club Prairie has a great new way for you to spread the word about the Tar Sands and to your friends and family! Our "Tar Sands House Party" kits are all you need to host a social event with an environmental justice theme! Invite your friends over for a potluck or a wine and dessert evening, watch a video about the issue of your choice, look at images of Alberta's tar sands region or nuclear power, and read letters written by those directly affected by these developments. Then, engage in a discussion about what you can do to make your voice heard! Kits include "Common Q&A" on each topic as well as "Suggested Discussion Questions" to get you going, and much more! Read more »

Location

Program Room, Strathcona Library
8331 104 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted August 5, 2008 by Anonymous

Compassion for Animals Road Expedition / Presentation by Anthony Marr

Jul 5 2008 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Originally posted at http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/861086/

Anthony Marr of HOPE-CARE is launching the Global Emergency Operation, and will be discussing the following topics:

  1. Abolish the Alberta Tar Sands
  2. Saving Biodiversity from Mass Extinction Due to Global Warming
  3. The Global Green Fund

Admission is a non-perishable food item. For further details contact Kim @ Ph: 289-9095 or email: bigchampion1 [at] shaw [dot] ca Read more »

Location

Cardel Theatre
6010 12 Street SE
Calgary, AB

Posted July 4, 2008 by Anonymous

National Youth Climate Summit

Jul 4 2008 - 1:00pm - Jul 6 2008 - 4:00pm

Let's Invite the Elephant Into the Room

Call to participate in CYCC's Alberta Summit July 4-6, 2008 Edmonton, AB

Join us in building a national youth movement to confront one of the largest issues of our time: climate change.

We're ready for change, and we need you to make it happen. From July 4-6, we will gather at the University of Alberta in Edmonton for the next national Summit of the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition (CYCC) and focus our collective energy on solving the biggest energy quagmire in our country, the Alberta Tar Sands. Read more »

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 10, 2008 by Anonymous

Climate Solutions, Cool Cities and The Dream Reborn

May 27 2008 - 8:00pm

Sierra Club of Canada Presents

Climate Solutions, Cool Cities and The Dream Reborn

Presented by Stephen Hazell and Lindsay Telfer

Please join us for an evening of lively and empowering discussion of Climate Solutions and Clean Energy for a Just Alberta! As oil prices continue to soar, how can we as a community and a province produce the energy we require while being respectful to the land and people? Read more »

Posted May 26, 2008 by Anonymous

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