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Sign On Needed: Don't let a CAPP President become the new Alberta Energy Regulatory Chair

May 3 2013 - 9:00am

From: Mike Hudema (itstimetoriseup [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hi all, just wanted to write to see if there are any other groups that want to sign on to the open letter on Gerry Protti. We are hoping for wide spread sign-on because we don't think the founding President of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers should be in charge of Alberta's Government's Provincial Energy regulator.

 

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Posted May 1, 2013 by AEN

Pipeline Review Petition: Meet with People not just Oil Execs

After 3-major oil spills hit Alberta in just over a month a network of landowner, health, labour and environmental groups called for an independent review of pipeline safety in the province. The network, which now represents over 60-groups, was worried about the impact oil spills have on communities, on public health, and on a fragile environment. Given the 3 major spills and the over 600 pipeline incidents that hit Alberta’s aging pipeline network every year the groups pushed for an independent review to get answers to Alberta’s pipeline problems. Read more »

Posted August 28, 2012 by AEN

Environmental protection key to promoting strong economy, prosperous families and individual health: green leaders

The top executives of Canada’s major environmental organizations send united Earth Day message to political leaders

21 Apr 2011

OTTAWA — In the midst of a federal election campaign and on the eve of Earth Day, the top executives of Canada's major environmental organizations are calling on all political leaders to take concrete and immediate action to address Canada's urgent environmental challenges. Read more »

Posted April 21, 2011 by AEN

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 21 2011 (All day) - Mar 26 2011 (All day)

Check the Edmonton Water Week website for a full slate of events

Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. Read more »

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted March 9, 2011 by AEN

Polluter Harmony — #1 matchmaking site for polluters, industry lobbyists, & politicians!

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Greenpeace Canada has launched PolluterHarmony— "the #1 matchmaking site for polluters, industry lobbyists, & politicians!" Watch the video, and check out the site. While you're there, you can send a Valentine to the Minister of the Environment.

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Posted February 14, 2011 by AEN

Health issues spur Northern Albertan residents to learn to sample own air

17 Nov 2010

EDMONTON — Growing criticism of the Stelmach government’s and the oil industry’s air quality monitoring in communities near tar sands operations has spurred residents from the Peace and Athabasca regions to take matters into their own hands, attending independent training workshops to arm themselves with answers to the ongoing health issues plaguing their communities. Read more »

Posted November 17, 2010 by AEN

Climate Action Camp

Sep 24 2010 (All day) - Sep 26 2010 (All day)

Organizing, Activism & Non-Violent Direct Action

 

Politicians talk a lot about climate change, but do nothing! Are you tired of all that hot air? Now, you CAN do something… Read more »

Posted September 13, 2010 by AEN

Greenpeace report challenges Canada’s need for dirty, risky fossil fuels

9 Sep 2010

TORONTO — Greenpeace today released a comprehensive analysis of Canada’s energy potential that challenges the need for dirty oil from the tar sands and shows that Canada can create tens of thousands of green jobs, while providing over 90 per cent of the country’s electricity and heating needs from renewable sources by 2050. Read more »

Posted September 9, 2010 by AEN

Greenpeace rappels off the Calgary Tower to remind government to separate oil and state

3 Aug 2010

Greenpeace drove a message home to the heart of Canada’s oil industry today, hanging a huge banner from the Calgary Tower that says “Separate Oil and State” to highlight the need to sever the cozy relationship between the toxic tar sands oil industry and the federal and provincial governments. Read more »

Posted August 3, 2010 by russ

Thousands of industrial incidents raise serious concerns about toxic oil industry

30 Jul 2010

Greenpeace Canada, Sierra Club Prairie, Keepers of the Athabasca and Global Forest Watch Canada today released two databases compiled by prominent scientist Dr. Kevin Timoney, one with more than 6,500 incidents, regarding tar sands operations that raise serious concerns about how the Alberta government allows oil companies to operate in this province. Read more »

Posted August 3, 2010 by russ

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