Talks & Lectures

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

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

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

Edmonton Resilience Festival 2016

Apr 29 2016 - 6:00am to May 1 2016 - 6:00am

Skill Sharing Workshops • Conversation Cafes • Community Connections Fair

The 2nd annual Edmonton Resilience Festival consists of hands-on practical workshops, guided Conversation Cafés and a fair showcasing the work of community organizations called the Community Connections Fair. We will also have family and kid friendly indoor and outdoor activities and film screenings.

A collaboration between The Local Good and the Edmonton Permaculture Guild Read more about Edmonton Resilience Festival 2016

Location

Boyle Street Plaza
9538 103A Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

Ban Chlorpyrifos Presentation

Apr 1 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Sheryl McCumsey, co-ordinator for Pesticide Free Edmonton, will be giving a presentation about the harmful effects of the pesticide Chlorpyrifos.

This pesticide is used throughout and around our city. The presentation will include how this is not being properly evaluated by Health Canada and what we can do about it. Edmonton remains the last municipality in Canada to use this for mosquito larvae. The event will take place at the University of Alberta Education Building South room 122. Read more about Ban Chlorpyrifos Presentation

Location

Room 122
Education Centre South, University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB

Down to Earth Week 2016—Awakened Company: Connecting Community & Prosperity

Apr 15 2016 - 11:30pm to Apr 16 2016 - 2:30am

Tickets: $50 + taxes & fees

Join REAP Business Association for an inspiring evening showcasing what it means to be an Awakened Company. Support and connect with social entrepreneurs and Alberta business leaders of all industries who are looking to take the next step in their journey towards sustainability, shape our local community and make a positive impact upon people and the planet. Read more about Down to Earth Week 2016—Awakened Company: Connecting Community & Prosperity

Location

Civic On Third
130 3 Avenue SE
T2G 0B7 Calgary , AB

Down to Earth Week 2016—Capital for Cause: Views on Impact Investing

Apr 13 2016 - 2:00pm to 7:30pm

Tickets: $80Capital for a Cause Image

Join REAP Business Association for a half-day summit on The How and Why of Social Impact Investing. Hosted by Dexterity Consulting, participants will learn from experienced investment leaders what separates successful and unsuccessful ventures. Read more about Down to Earth Week 2016—Capital for Cause: Views on Impact Investing

Location

Eighth Avenue Place, Conference Rooms A&B
525 8 Avenue SW (4th Floor)
Calgary , AB

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