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Global Day of Climate Action: Climate Funeral

Saturday, December 8th join us on the streets for a climate funeral. The procession will go from Canada Place to the Alberta legislature. There will be a coffin, a minister, songs, taps, and more. Please were black, bring your tears and push our government to give us a future. December 8th11:00 am - 1:00 pmMeet at Canada Place (south side entrance) march to the Alberta Legislature. Read more »

Hot Air: Meeting Canada's Climate Change Challenge

Join Jeffrey Simpson, National Affairs columnist with the Globe and Mail, and find out what we need to do to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our country.Doors open at 6:30 PM. Space is limited.Call 260-2703 for more information.A presentation of the Calgary Public Library's Environment Matters Series.

Urgent Action Alert: Canada's Illegal Climate Plan

From: Mark Sandilands

The Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act legally requires the government to produce a plan that meets Canada's greenhouse gas emissions targets. Prime Minister Harper hasn't even tried. The federal courts can force the government to comply with the law, but crucial and legally admissible public consultation process ends tomorrow, September 20th, and almost no comments have been received!

Avaaz members are stepping in at the last hour to create a massive public outcry, by faxing open letters to Environment Canada who will have to submit them in court. If there are no comments, the government will claim in court that the public supports its illegal position. We have just 24 hours to make our voice heard - Please sign the letter at the link, below:

Posted September 19, 2007 by Anonymous

Canada West Foundation 2007 Student Essay Contest

The Canada West Foundation is now taking applications for its 2007 student essay contest. The contest, open to students attending a post-secondary institution in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba, will award a $5000 prize to the the author of the best essay answering this question:

Who should have the greatest responsibility for reducing Canada's greenhouse gas emissions: governments, industries or individuals? Read more »

Posted September 5, 2007 by Anonymous

Waste at Home - How to reduce your environmental footprint

Clean Calgary is pleased to present this one hour presentation that examines the problems associated with waste in our municipality, how to reduce that waste as well as water and energy savings ideas for residents. Explore ideas around examining purchasing decisions, recycling in Calgary, how to offset your GHG emissions, composting options, indoor and outdoor water saving techniques and energy use reduction. Read more »

Global Warming Science Debate

A science debate on global warming unlike any before in Calgary. Host: Gaia Theory Society of Alberta.Presenters: Read more »

Climate Change – Leading by Example

A free talk during the Mayor's Environment Expo on Clean Air Day, Wednesday, June 6th from 12:15 -1:00pm. Read more »

An Inconvenient Truth

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area Join Kevin Allison of The Climate Project for a live presentation of the slideshow that is changing Canada’s mind about climate change. Based on the Oscar-winning documentary developed by Al Gore. Presented in partnership with the Friends of Fish Creek. Read more »

Action Alert - Alberta's Climate Change Plan

Toxics Watch Society of Alberta

The Alberta Government needs to hear from you about its climate change plan.

Through its website, the government is soliciting comments from the public on what should be included in its new plan. Here are a few things you can do to make sure the Alberta government knows that the public demands action on climate change. Read more »

Posted April 23, 2007 by Anonymous

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