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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

Red Deer Speaker Series on Water

Sierra Club of Canada

Free Public Speaker Series on Water

Thursday, March 15, 2007
7:30 pm TO 9:30 pm

Snell Auditorium, Red Deer Public Library, 4818 49 Street, Red Deer

Water Resources in Alberta
Following the report of the Rosenberg Water Forum Read more »

Posted March 12, 2007 by Anonymous

Action Alert: Register for Provincial Oil Sands Consultations

Sierra Club of Canada

The Alberta Tar Sands are one of the biggest social and ecological challenges in North America, fueling climate change, destroying our Boreal Forest, and drying up our mighty rivers. Albertans will carry all the costs while the party moves South. The time to set a new vision for Alberta's Energy Policy is now! Join the Sierra Club in our call for a moratorium on new developments in Alberta's Tar sands and find out how you can help create an safe energy future that we can all live with!

There will be public hearings on the Tar sands Alberta in March and April that will define the future of our province and you need to be a part of them. Here is how! Read more »

Posted March 8, 2007 by Anonymous

Lethbridge Rally for Kyoto


Lethbridge Rally for KyotoSunday March 11, 2007Galt Gardens Park12 pmRemember daylight savings!Speakers

  • Sheldon Day Chief - Running Antelope Clan Blackfoot Nation
  • Open Microphone - open for the general public


  • Bullhorn Singers
  • Andrew Scott
  • Trena Marie
  • Gordon McFarlane
  • Black Betty
  • Shannon Pahara

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Edmonton Climate Change Rally


Edmonton Climate Change RallySunday, March 11 @ 12 NoonSir Winston Churchill SquareWe're asking everyone concerned about climate change to please come out this Sunday and rally for Kyoto. Bring your family, friends, children and pets. This will be a fun afternoon with speakers, musicians, and other activities, but we need large numbers of people to demonstrate the breadth and strength of commitment in Canada to combatting global warming. We cannot afford to look feeble. Read more »

Free Public Lecture on Carbon Busting for Fun and Profit!


Learn how to slow climate change and save money - up to $17,000 dollars!Sponsored by the U of A's Environmental Coordination Office of Students (ECOS) & Campus Sustainability Coalition (CSC)The Carbon Buster's Home Energy Handbookby Godo Stoike Read more »

Canadians for Kyoto Climate Change Rally - Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge

Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge

Who: Canadians for KyotoWhat: Rally for the EnvironmentWhere: cities across Canada including Edmonton, Calgary, and LethbridgeWhen: Mar. 11/07 (specific times may vary)Why: To raise awareness about environmental issues. To gather as a community, make our voives heard, and sign a petition to encourage the Canadian government officials to comply with the Kyoto Protocol agreement. Read more »

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