Climate Change

Call for Delegates

Call for Committee Members – Methane Reduction Oversight Committee, AER

Initiative: 
Methane Reduction Oversight Committee
Position: 
ENGO Representative

Alberta has developed a new strategy on climate change, the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan. The Climate Leadership Plan includes a target to reduce methane in Alberta by 45 percent of 2014 emissions by 2025. Alberta Energy is leading the overall methane reduction work, with the implementation of new methane standards being led by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).  Read more about Call for Committee Members – Methane Reduction Oversight Committee, AER

Event

Methane Reduction Oversight Committee Information Session

May 12 2016 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm

Alberta has developed a new strategy on climate change, the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan. The Climate Leadership Plan includes a target to reduce methane in Alberta by 45 percent of 2014 emissions by 2025. Alberta Energy is leading the overall methane reduction work, with the implementation of new methane standards being led by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).  Read more about Methane Reduction Oversight Committee Information Session

Location

Room 416, University of Calgary Downtown Campus
906 8 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Climate Change, National Parks and Large Landscape Conservation

May 7 2016 - 1:00am to 3:00am

On May 6, Dr. Jodi Hilty, Y2Y President and Chief Scientist and one of the world’s leading experts on wildlife corridors, will speak about the opportunity to prioritize conservation in light of climate change and provide provocative insights as to how others are achieving enduring conservation across landscapes and seascapes around the world.

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Location

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
111 Bear Street
Banff , AB
Event

Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

May 26 2016 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Join Sandy Aberdeen, originator of Calgary's first single-site urban farm, and Alison Thompson, Chair, Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, as they present Al Gore's iconic multi-media presentation, The Inconvenient Truth. Both speakers have been personally trained by Al Gore. Read more about Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

Location

Fish Creek Library
11161 Bonaventure Drive SE
T2J 6S1 Calgary , AB
Event

Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

May 17 2016 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Join Sandy Aberdeen, originator of Calgary's first single-site urban farm, and Alison Thompson, Chair, Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, as they present Al Gore's iconic multi-media presentation, The Inconvenient Truth. Both speakers have been personally trained by Al Gore. Read more about Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

Location

Signal Hill Library
5994 Signal Hill Centre SW
T3H 3P8 Calgary , AB
Event

Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

May 11 2016 - 12:00am to 1:30am

Join Sandy Aberdeen, originator of Calgary's first single-site urban farm, and Alison Thompson, Chair, Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, as they present Al Gore's iconic multi-media presentation, The Inconvenient Truth. Both speakers have been personally trained by Al Gore. Read more about Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

Location

Central Library
616 MacLeod Trail SE
T2G 2M2 Calgary , AB
Event

SMLS Public Lecture - Climate Change Law and Policy in a Post-Paris Agreement World

Apr 23 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Faculty of Law and the Canadian Institute of Resources Law invite you to attend a free public lecture on Climate Change Law and Policy in a Post-Paris Agreement World. Read more about SMLS Public Lecture - Climate Change Law and Policy in a Post-Paris Agreement World

Location

Murray Fraser Hall, Room MFH 3360
2878 University Way NW (University of Calgary Faculty of Law)
T2N 1N4 Calgary , AB
Media Releases & Op-eds

Pembina reacts to 2016-17 Alberta Budget

EDMONTON — Simon Dyer, Alberta director, Pembina Institute made the following comments following today’s release of the 2016-17 Alberta Budget.

“Today’s budget shows the government is acting on its promise to make Alberta a climate change leader. It is smart policy to use some of the new revenue generated by Alberta’s carbon levy to reduce greenhouse gas pollution.

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Funding Opportunity

Grants in Gear

Deadline: 
6 May 2016

Environmental Projects to be awarded up to $100,000 through Grants in Gear Program

The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) has partnered with Scout Environmental (formerly Summerhill Impact)  to offer granting initiative, Grants in Gear, for a third year. The nation-wide program will provide funding worth up to $100,000 to Canadian non-profits, entrepreneurial groups and municipal/regional governmental bodies. Read more about Grants in Gear

Media Releases & Op-eds

Pembina reacts to national climate declaration

VANCOUVER — Ed Whittingham, executive director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the Vancouver Declaration on Clean Growth and Climate Change unveiled today:

“We are pleased to see governments announce a climate change declaration for Canada, as promised during the federal election and at the UN meetings in Paris. This kind of comprehensive framework is necessary for Canada to hit its existing climate change targets and to secure deeper pollution reductions by mid-century.

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