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RePower Alberta: Building the Green Economy

May 21 2010 - 1:30am

RePower Alberta Green Jobs Presentation

On Thursday, May 20th, Greenpeace and Sierra Club Prairie are teaming up to bring a message of green jobs and a green collar economy to Fort Saskatchewan.

The Alberta tour entitled "Repower Alberta: It's time to build the green economy" will see a panel of presenters talking about the growing economic and community benefits of moving to a green economy and start laying the stepping stones for how to get there. Read more about RePower Alberta: Building the Green Economy

Location

Fort Saskatchewan Library
10011 102 Street
Fort Saskatchewan , AB
Event

RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy - UPDATED

Apr 23 2010 - 1:00am

Do you think you have to choose between a great job and a healthy environment for your children? You don’t have to!

Learn the facts about Alberta’s potential for a green collar economy and how we can work together to put the power back in the hands of Albertans! Read more about RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy - UPDATED

Location

Room D308
Grande Prairie Regional College
Grande Prairie , AB
Event

Sierra Club Chinook Meeting: Food Policy Panel

Apr 8 2010 - 1:00am

For our April Sierra Club Chinook meeting, we have a discussion panel on food policy, featuring:

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Location

Calgary Outdoor Area Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB
Event

'A River Runs Through It’ - Perspectives Panel on the South Saskatchewan River Basin

Mar 23 2010 - 1:00am to 3:00am
At last week’s SEAWA conference, Hydrologist Richard Clissold made it very clear with his statement “We’re in a desert here” in Medicine Hat and it’s getting drier every day. Water management is becoming an increasingly important issue in Alberta, particularly in the South Saskatchewan River Basin where we have seen extremely low flows with growing community and industrial demands. This World Water Day, Sierra Club (Prairie) and Medicine Hat College will host two events to bring to light issues of Read more about 'A River Runs Through It’ - Perspectives Panel on the South Saskatchewan River Basin

Location

Medicine Hat College Theatre
Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat , AB
Event

World Water Issues Panel Discussion

Mar 26 2010 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=374008926147 

This event will feature a panel discussion addressing international water issues. Panelists will explore topics around water rights with a focus on the global south. This will include looking at village water supplies in Kenya, water justice, initiatives to provide water filtration, and Nicaragua as a case study for understanding global water issues.

Panelists: Read more about World Water Issues Panel Discussion

Location

Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NRE) 1003
University of Alberta (East of 116 Street, between 91 Avenue & 92 Avenue)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Blue Gold: A Documentary, screening and World Water Day Discussion

Mar 23 2010 - 1:00am

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=358996352219

The documentary screening will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Ricardo Acuña of the Parkland Institute. Read more about Blue Gold: A Documentary, screening and World Water Day Discussion

Location

Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC) E1 - 007
University of Alberta (East of 116 Street, between 91 Avenue & 92 Avenue)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Nuclear Power in Alberta: What You Need to Know

Jan 31 2010 - 8:00pm to 11:30pm

As posted on the ERSC website

A Public Forum open to all interested parties to discuss issues related to nuclear power development in Alberta. The Environmental Research and Studies Centre has commissioned a group of social scientists to develop a synthesis report on the state of social-scientific knowledge pertaining to nuclear power development. The authors of the report will share their findings with forum participants, and a diverse set of discussants who have read the report will present their feedback. All participants will then have an opportunity to engage in dialogue with presenters and discussants during the proceedings. A cash bar reception will be held after the event for informal conversation and networking. Read more about Nuclear Power in Alberta: What You Need to Know

Location

Myer Horowitz Theatre
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
Event

“Share the Water” with the Council of Canadians — Calgary Chapter

Jan 27 2010 - 2:30am

Special Guests

Julia Ko, Water Policy and Program Coordinator, from Water Matters will discuss water issues in Alberta.  

Scott Harris, Council of Canadians Prairie Region Organizer, will outline some of COCʼs concerns with regard to water politics.    Read more about “Share the Water” with the Council of Canadians — Calgary Chapter

Location

Unitarian Church of Calgary, Wickenden Hall
1703 1 Street NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Got Thirst? Will Alberta's new water policy leave you high and dry?

Jan 20 2010 - 2:00am

Alberta is on the brink of a serious water crisis and the provincial government is developing new policies to manage this precious resource, which will become scarcer in the future. Most residents of Alberta will be directly impacted by new water legislation as it is a resource that provides us with everything from lush ecosystems to fertile farmland and flourishing communities.

The speaker will discuss Alberta's water, including a critical look at the First in Time, Read more about Got Thirst? Will Alberta's new water policy leave you high and dry?

Location

Medicine Hat Library (Theatre)
414 1 Street SE
Medicine Hat , AB
Event

SACPA Special Session: Got Thirst? Will Alberta's new water policy leave you high and dry?

Jan 19 2010 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Alberta is on the brink of a serious water crisis and the provincial government is developing new policies to manage this precious resource, which will become scarcer in the future. Most residents of Alberta will be directly impacted by new water legislation as it is a resource that provides us with everything from lush ecosystems to fertile farmland and flourishing communities.

The speaker will discuss Alberta's water, including a critical look at the First in Time, Read more about SACPA Special Session: Got Thirst? Will Alberta's new water policy leave you high and dry?

Location

Lethbridge Public Library (Community Room)
810 5 Avenue S
Lethbridge , AB

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