Sierra Club of Canada

Who Decides our Energy Future? Advocating for a People's Plan for Energy, Calgary

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Plaza Theatre (1133 Kensington Road NW)$10 at the Door, Calgary Dollars AcceptedDecisions are being made about our energy future outside of Alberta. Participate in an interactive session, find out what Alberta groups are doing, and learn how you can get involved. Read More

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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

Environment Groups Sue to Block Federal Reliance on "Phantom" Mitigation for the Oil Sands

Media Release

Mar 30, 2007

Sierra Legal, on behalf of a coalition of environmental organizations, filed an application yesterday for a Federal Court judicial review of the Joint Panel report assessing the Imperial Oil Kearl Oil Sands project north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

The Pembina Institute, Sierra Club of Canada, the Toxics Watch Society of Alberta, the Prairie Acid Rain Coalition and Sierra Legal will argue that the Joint Panel failed to properly do its job, and that a proper environmental review must take place before the federal government can decide whether to allow the Kearl Oil Sands project to proceed. Read More

Red Deer Water Speaker Series -" Water Resources in Alberta" and "Mixing Water & Oil"

Location:
Red Deer

Description:
Sierra Club of Canada Free Public Speaker Series on WaterThursday, March 15, 20077:30 pm TO 9:30 pmSnell Auditorium, Red Deer Public Library, 4818 49 Street, Red DeerWater Resources in Alberta Following the report of the Rosenberg Water Forum Read More

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

Action Alert - 20 more years of clearcut logging about to be approved in the water supply for Oldman River Basin

Short Letters Needed Now to Hon. Ted Morton

Unless the new Minister of Sustainable Resource Development (SRD), Ted Morton, hears oth­erwise from southern Albertans, in a week or so his Forest Management Director will sign off on the Branch's decision to lock the Oldman River Basin headwaters into 20 more years of new logging roads, skid trails and clearcuts. Read More

Gassing up the tar sands - The costs of using the Mackenzie Gas Pipeline to Fuel Alberta’s Tar Sands

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Film and Panel DiscussionThe Mackenzie River is Canada’s wildest big river flowing through 1800 kilometers of globally important forests and tundra. Read More

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