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Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Oct 16 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them. Read more »

Location

Lac La Biche, AB

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Oct 20 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them. Read more »

Location

Parkdale United Church
2919 8 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Oct 15 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them. Read more »

Location

CN Theatre (Room 5-142)
Grant MacEwan City Centre Campus (105 Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Oct 14 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them. Read more »

Location

Warburg Community Hall Warburg, AB

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Panels Not Pipelines: A Speaking Tour About Solutions

Alberta has faced more than its fair share of environmental and fiscal horror stories. The province's chaotic emphasis on hydrocarbon development has delivered endless pipeline leaks, growing bitumen pollution and unaccountable one-party government. These problems have left many Albertans wondering if we could write a different story. A story that still creates jobs and keeps our economy strong but without the environmental downside.

Luckily those solutions are readily at hand and Alberta is the perfect place to implement them.

This October come listen to Jane Kleeb from Bold Nebraska as she tells the story of not only how her community stopped the KeystoneXL tarsands pipeline from endangering the Oglala aquifer but also how they are also building real energy solutions in the process.

From a solar powered barn, to replanting corn that has been lost for generations Jane tells a story of hope and resistance.  

On the tour other prominent speakers like award winning author and journalist Andrew Nikiforuk, solar energy guru Randall Benson with Gridworks Energy Group, and wind and solar expert David Isaac may also join Jane.

This is a moment not to be missed. Read more »

Posted September 23, 2014 by AEN

Chasing Net Zero: Edmonton Panel Event

Oct 9 2014 - 7:00pm

Join the folks interviewed in the Green Energy Futures' Chasing Net Zero series for a dynamic panel event, and hear the crew tell each of their stories in their own words.

Moderated by Green Energy Futures host David Dodge, the panel will feature:

Location

CN Conference Theatre (5-142, first floor of Building 5)
MacEwan University City Centre Campus
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 18, 2014 by AEN

SESA Solar Seminar— Alberta Passive Solar Greenhouses: Lesson Learned

Sep 24 2014 - 7:00pm

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Refreshments at 6:30pm

Speaker: Rob Avis, Verge Permaculture

Rob and Michelle Avis have been living with and researching a solar greenhouse in Alberta for the past five years. Designed to meet the northern climate challenges of efficiently capturing heat and light while limiting heat loss and providing adequate ventilation, humidity, pest control and snow shedding; their experiment has provided some successes and a lot of wisdom. Rob will also discuss the ideal cold climate greenhouse including such design improvements as thermal curtains, an air lock entry, a water wicking system and a subterranean heat storage system. Read more »

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 12, 2014 by AEN

People's Climate Mobilisation: Global Day of Action

Sep 20 2014 (All day) - Sep 21 2014 (All day)

From the People's Climate March website:

The People’s Climate March is expected to be the largest demonstration for climate action in history. The march takes place just two days before President Obama and world leaders gather for an emergency Climate Summit at the United Nations. Marchers are demanding leaders go beyond rhetoric and commit to bold action at the summit.

More than 750 organizations around the world are supporting the People’s Climate March. In total, the groups represent roughly 100 million people worldwide.  

In Alberta, there are currently events planned for:

Location

various locations, AB

Posted September 10, 2014 by AEN

Film Screening: Journey To The Safest Place On Earth

Sep 9 2014 - 7:00pm

Director: Edgar Hagen 2013.   52 min.

Free admission

Where is the best location to dispose of nuclear waste? A journey around the world to find out.

This film deals with a chilling problem - what to do with the more than 350,000 tons of high-level nuclear waste created as a by-product of nuclear power over the last 60 years?  Read more »

Location

River Park Church Auditorium
3818 14A Street SW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 2, 2014 by AEN

Protect our Endangered Mountain Caribou Herds

From the CPAWS webite:

Between May 1 and the end of June, the Alberta government plans to auction off 1,700 hectares of land north of Grande Cache to energy development,  impacting the ranges of two endangered caribou herds, the Narraway and Redrock-Prairie Creek mountain caribou. On May 28th, 800 of those hectares will be up for auction. 

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Posted May 22, 2014 by AEN

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