About the AEN

The Alberta Environmental Network (AEN) connects Albertans and environmental groups that are dedicated to preserving and protecting Alberta’s environment. As a non-profit and non-partisan organization, the AEN supports collaboration of the environmental community throughout the province.

Learn more about the Alberta Environmental Network.

Connecting Alberta’s environmental groups

We are a network of individuals and groups working together on shared concerns. AEN members include individuals and representatives from member groups that connect, collaborate and share information.

The AEN is a link between the environmental community and government, industry, the media and all Albertans. View our current member groups.

Join the network

Albertans and environmental groups are welcome to join the AEN as members – there are memberships for both individuals and groups. Members contribute to preserving and protecting Alberta’s environment by sharing information and collaborating on shared issues. Learn more about becoming a member of the AEN.

The AEN supports an inclusive and diverse environmental community for all Albertans. 

New report documents clash between rising oilsands emissions and Canada’s climate commitments

Pembina Institute recommends measures to halt rising emissions and decarbonize the oilsands sector

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Image of oil sands plant stacks

Photo: Fort McMurray, Alberta - Operation Arctic Shadow by Kris Krüg shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license | cropped from original

CALGARY — In a new report, the Pembina Institute documents the overall rise in greenhouse gas emissions from Canada’s oilsands, the conflict with the country’s 2030 and 2050 climate commitments, and how governments and industry can help ensure the sector remains competitive as it improves carbon performance.  Read more about New report documents clash between rising oilsands emissions and Canada’s climate commitments

Action Alert: Tell the Government to REJECT Teck Frontier Mine

This month the Government of Canada will approve or reject the massive 290 sq-km Teck Frontier oil sands mine project in northern Alberta. This project is a serious danger to our boreal forest and poses risks that cannot be ignored. If approved, the mine will threaten Wood Buffalo National Park, key species at risk, and Canada’s ability to reach its climate commitments. Nature can’t afford to support this project. 

Read more about Action Alert: Tell the Government to REJECT Teck Frontier Mine

Job Opportunity: Director of Strategic Partnerships, Pembina Institute

Position: 
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Location: 
Calgary
Toronto
Vancouver

From the Pembina Institute website:

The Pembina Institute is seeking a Director of Strategic Partnerships to lead our talented Strategic Partnerships fundraising team. Read more about Job Opportunity: Director of Strategic Partnerships, Pembina Institute

Job Opportunity: Bookkeeper, Iron & Earth

Position: 
Bookkeeper
Application Deadline: 
23 Feb 2020
Location: 
Edmonton
Calgary
Victoria

Start date: March 4, 2020
Job type: Part-time contract
Contract timeline: 12 months
Compensation: $20-30/hr between 2-4 hrs/week (Approximately $3-6k compensation for the year-long contract - negotiable depending on experience and responsibility)

Canadian applicants preferred. International applicants considered.

INTRODUCTION

We are hiring a part-time bookkeeper with non-profit experience! By joining our team at Iron & Earth as our part-time bookkeeper, you’d be making a difference in the lives of fossil fuel sector workers, contributing to renewable energy opportunities for Indigenous communities, and helping transform the Canadian energy industry. We look forward to your application! Read more about Job Opportunity: Bookkeeper, Iron & Earth

Job Opportunity: NationBuilder Manager, Iron & Earth

Position: 
NationBuilder Manager
Application Deadline: 
23 Feb 2020
Location: 
Edmonton
Calgary
Victoria

Start date: March 4, 2020
Job type: Part-time contract
Contract timeline: 12 months
Compensation: $30 - 35/hr for 2-4 hrs/week (Approximately $5k compensation for the year-long contract - negotiable depending on experience and responsibility)

Canadian applicants preferred. International applicants considered. Read more about Job Opportunity: NationBuilder Manager, Iron & Earth

Y2Y Partner Grants Program

Deadline: 
28 Feb 2020

From the Y2Y website:

Since 1998, Y2Y has invested in grassroots organizations through our annual Y2Y Partner Grants Program. 

These on-the-ground projects complement the efforts of Y2Y, and mobilize work that we wouldn’t be able to do on our own.

Read more about Y2Y Partner Grants Program>

CPAWS SAB appoints Brad Clute as new Executive Director

Calgary – Brad Clute, a lifelong Albertan and nationally known environmental leader, has been appointed Executive Director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Southern Alberta Chapter, the Board of Directors announced today.

Clute joins CPAWS-SAB after a long and successful career with Mountain Equipment Coop and two decades of activity in the environmental community. He was Regional Community Investment Specialist, Western Canada, for MEC for seven years and most recently Regional Human Resources Business Manager. Read more about CPAWS SAB appoints Brad Clute as new Executive Director

Young Edmonton Grants

Deadline: 
15 Feb 2020

Young Edmonton Grants (YEG) application now open!

Requests can be made for up to $3,000.

The YEG program supports activities that are initiated, led, and organized by young Edmonton and area residents. Ideas and projects of all kinds are supported. The most important consideration is that the applicant is an Edmonton and area resident between the ages of 13 and 24 and is instrumental in the project’s planning and execution. Read more about Young Edmonton Grants

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