Energy Transition

2022 Edmonton and Calgary Mayors' Summit on Climate Change

Apr 6 2022 - 7:00pm

This is your opportunity to hear the mayors of Alberta’s largest cities, Mayor Amarjeet Sohi of Edmonton, and Mayor Jyoti Gondek of Calgary, discuss their strategies for climate action.

Join us for this event, moderated by Laura Lynch, host of CBC’s What On Earth, which promises to be a compelling session with two highly engaging mayors, both of whose City Councils have declared a climate emergency.  Read More

Job Opportunity: Fund Development Manager, Iron & Earth , Anywhere in Canada, Full-time

Position: 
Fund Development Manager
Location: 
Anywhere in Canada

Would you like to make  a difference in the  fossil fuel industry while also promoting  Indigenous workers? Would you like to actively participate in the transformation of  the Canadian energy industry?

If yes, you came to the right place. Iron & Earth is hiring a Fund Development Manager  to join our fundraising team, and  to support our ongoing fundraising and developmental needs. 
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A Brief Comparison of Edmonton and Calgary’s Climate Change Plans & Progress

BACKGROUND

As climate change will likely “result in long-term changes in temperature and precipitation… increased frequency and severity of weather events such as droughts, floods, forest fires, and severe storms”, this change brings with it both great challenges and unique opportunities (Government of Alberta, 2021). Two of Alberta’s largest municipalities - Edmonton and Calgary - have been working to address climate change through their mitigation and adaptation plans.  Read More

COP26 Outcomes, Canada’s Commitments & the Resulting Effects on Alberta

COP26 officially concluded as of November 12, 2021 where world leaders and delegates came together at the UN's yearly climate summit to assess progress in dealing with climate change. 

COP26 Outcomes

Reaffirmed Paris Agreement Commitments

197 countries signed the Glasgow Climate Pact, reaffirming commitments made during the Paris Agreement. The pact concentrated on mitigation, adaptation (loss and damages), finance, and collaboration and stated that carbon emissions must be reduced by 45% by 2030 to reach the 1.5°C goal.  Read More

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