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Spring Programs - Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
Calgary, Alberta, T2J 2T9

Advanced registration required (call 403-931-2042) for each program, except An Inconvenient Truth (payment will be accepted at the door for this program).

An Inconvenient Truth

Join Kevin Allison of The Climate Project for a live presentation of the slideshow that is changing Canada’s mind about climate change. Read more »

Posted April 20, 2007 by Anonymous

Climate Change Plan - Public Consultations, Edmonton

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Toxics Watch Society of Alberta The Alberta government has developed a climate change plan... Unfortunately, the plan as it stands will not result in the real reductions necessary to protect our climate. You can call for changes to make the plan more effective. Alberta Environment is currently holding public consultations on its climate change plan and they will be in Edmonton on April 18th from 6pm - 9pm at the Westin (10135 100 Street). Read more »

Book Tour - Wild Weather: The Truth Behind Global Warming, Calgary

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Join Dr. Reese Halter, award-winning conservation scientist, best-selling author and professor of Botany at Humboldt State University, as he explores global warming and its affect on our weather. Using vivid examples that highlight the impact of wild weather — 200 heat-wave related deaths in the U.S. (2006), 48.1 billion acres of forest burnt (1998 ­ 2006), $7 billion ice storm clean-up (1998), and 1.3 million homeless after hurricane Katrina (2006) — Dr. Reese brings the issue of global warming to the forefront. Read more »

Book Tour - Wild Weather: The Truth Behind Global Warming, Banff

Location:
Banff

Description:
Join Dr. Reese Halter, award-winning conservation scientist, best-selling author and professor of Botany at Humboldt State University, as he explores global warming and its affect on our weather. Using vivid examples that highlight the impact of wild weather — 200 heat-wave related deaths in the U.S. (2006), 48.1 billion acres of forest burnt (1998 ­ 2006), $7 billion ice storm clean-up (1998), and 1.3 million homeless after hurricane Katrina (2006) — Dr. Read more »

Book Tour - Wild Weather: The Truth Behind Global Warming

Join Dr. Reese Halter, award-winning conservation scientist, best-selling author and professor of Botany at Humboldt State University, as he explores global warming and its affect on our weather. Using vivid examples that highlight the impact of wild weather — 200 heat-wave related deaths in the U.S. (2006), 48.1 billion acres of forest burnt (1998 ­ 2006), $7 billion ice storm clean-up (1998), and 1.3 million homeless after hurricane Katrina (2006) — Dr. Reese brings the issue of global warming to the forefront. Read more »

Posted April 9, 2007 by Anonymous

Kyoto and Alberta: Like Oil and Water? A Forum on Alberta's Response to Climate Change

Location:
Calgary

Description:
As a kick-off to our Heady Ideas speaker series, we are proud to present Kyoto and Alberta: Like Oil and Water? A Forum on Alberta's Response to Climate ChangeOn Monday April 16th, 7pm to 9pm at Broken City Social Club and broadcast on CJSW.The forum will feature local stakeholders in the climate change debate and will address the implications for Alberta.We invite you to come, learn and engage about these issues and solutions. Read more »

Environmental groups call on Prime Minister to adopt Clean Air and Climate Change Act

Media Release

For release: March 30, 2007

Climate Action Network/Réseau action climat Canada is calling on the Government of Canada to immediately pass and implement the Clean Air and Climate Change Act (Bill C-30) as amended by a House of Commons legislative committee this week. The amended version contains most of the changes proposed jointly by environmental organizations in January, including regulations requiring our largest polluters to face “Kyoto-level” caps on their greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »

Posted April 2, 2007 by Anonymous

Panel Discussion: The Environment: Real Problems, Real Solutions

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Edmonton-Strathcona NDP presentsThe Environment: Real Problems, Real SolutionsA panel discussion with Nathan Cullen, MP, NDP Environment Critic, and Linda Duncan, environmental lawyer and NDP candidate for Edmonton-StrathconaSaturday, March 31 2007, 2.30pm at Strathcona Public Library, 8331-104 St.All welcome! Read more »

Call for Signatories to International G8 NGO Policy Paper

Dear friends and colleagues,

A group of 40 German NGOs is presenting a joint G8 policy paper at the G8 Environment Ministerial in Potsdam today.

We would now like to launch an international call for signatures, as we intend to present the paper again, at the G8 Development Ministerial on March 26th in Berlin. If your organisation is interested in signing the attached international policy paper, please send an email with name, country and address or url of your organisation to mona [at] forumue [dot] de by Wednesday, March 21st. Read more »

Posted March 18, 2007 by Anonymous

Albertans to help author next steps on climate change

Alberta Environment

Managing growth pressures

March 14, 2007

Public consultations provide foundation for Alberta's climate change response

Edmonton... Albertans will have an opportunity to help shape Alberta's next plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout the province.

"With the introduction of our legislation we have closed the loop on our action plan and we are set to meet the next challenge," said Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner. "We want to hear Albertans' ideas on how we can continue to work together to address greenhouse gas emissions, for not only today, but well into the future."

Beginning March 27 in Lloydminster, a series of 10 community workshops will be held throughout the province during March and April in order to give Albertans an opportunity to provide input on the climate change plan. Read more »

Posted March 14, 2007 by Anonymous

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