Environment & Society

AEN Annual General Assembly 2012

May 26 2012 - 12:00am to 8:00pm

You are invited to attend the 2012 Alberta Environmental Network Annual General Assembly. This gathering is one of the best opportunities for ENGOs to get together, connect, and collaborate on strengthening the environmental movement in Alberta. This year's Assembly includes a timely presentation from noted Alberta political observer & commentator Paul McLoughlin (CBC Radio, Alberta Scan) and a technical briefing from the ERCB on Alberta's Fracking Regulations.

Online Registration

Please register by May 21. If you need to book accommodation at the FCJ Centre, please register by May 4. Read more about AEN Annual General Assembly 2012

Location

Auditorium - FCJ Christian Life Centre
219 19 Avenue SW
T2S 0B8 Calgary , AB

Film Screening & Discussion— If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

Mar 17 2012 - 12:30am to 3:15am

DOC Talks! A Monthly Documentary Event

DOC Talks is our new monthly screening event.  But itʼs more than just a screening!

We are partnering with the wonderful Metro Cinema to bring you an engaging evening full of documentary, drinks and discussion. Hereʼs how itʼs going to go down: 

6:30-7:00: Drinks and mingling 

7:00-8:30: 

Bring your drinks (yes that means beer & wine too!) into the theatre for the Opening Night Screening of If A Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front

8:40-9:15:  Interactive discussion lead by environmental activist, Brian Staszenski 

Price: $10 regular Metro Cinema admission, $8 for DOC Members  Read more about Film Screening & Discussion— If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

Location

Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre)
8712 109 Street
Edmonton , AB

Environmental Law Centre News Brief on Administrative Law

The latest issue of the Environmental Law Centre's News Brief is a primer on "administrative law":

Ever wondered who governs the government? Need to know how to challenge a decision made by an administrative board (like the ERCB, for example)? If so, the new issue of News Brief - Vol. 26 No.4 - is a must-read.

Read more about Environmental Law Centre News Brief on Administrative Law

Call for Proposals: Under Western Skies Environmental Conference

Initiative: 
Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America
Deadline: 
23 Jan 2012

 

Under Western Skies is Mount Royal University’s award-winning biennial conference series on the environment.

With the inaugural UWS conference in October 2010, Mount Royal has taken a lead role in interdisciplinary and community-minded environmental studies in Alberta, establishing a high-profile venue where scholars, artists, students, and concerned citizens from around the world can gather on a regular basis to share ideas concerning all aspects of the environment. Read more about Call for Proposals: Under Western Skies Environmental Conference

Deliberative Democracy for a Changing Climate

Nov 17 2011 - 1:30am to 3:30am

 

Join us for an engaging dialogue on the Alberta Climate Dialogue (ABCD) approach to public engagement and how it is helping Alberta communities to have meaningful and collaborative conversations around the impacts of climate change. We'll identify positive actions that can be taken to mitigate the impacts and the opportunities that can be leveraged to strengthen our community and local economy.

Presenters

Alberta Climate Dialogue (ABCD) Read more about Deliberative Democracy for a Changing Climate

Location

Room 2906
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

Sustainability Speaker Series: “The Story of Stuff” with Annie Leonard

Nov 18 2011 - 2:00am to 3:30am

Tickets: $5 On sale now! 

Click here to purchase online at Tix on the Square or grab yours on campus at the Infolink booths located in HUB, SUB, CAB and ETLC.

The Office of Sustainability invites you to attend the second presentation in our 2011-2012 Sustainability Speaker Series, “The Story of Stuff,” presented by Annie Leonard. Read more about Sustainability Speaker Series: “The Story of Stuff” with Annie Leonard

Location

Room 11
Tory Lecture Theatre — University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB

Longstanding Federal Partnership with Canadian Environmental Network Terminated

Future uncertain for network of over 640 environmental groups

Today, the Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN), one of Canada’s oldest, largest, and most well-respected democratic institutions serving the environmental concerns of all Canadians, was forced to lay off its staff and is on the verge of closing its doors and those of its 11 regional offices. Read more about Longstanding Federal Partnership with Canadian Environmental Network Terminated

Meaningful Work: Green Jobs + Social Innovation Retreat

Apr 29 2011 - 6:00am to May 1 2011 - 6:00am

Join hosts Alla Guelber and Mike Unrau and special guests:

The purpose of this 2.5 day retreat is to spend a weekend with peers from diverse disciplines and inspiring professionals, deeply engaging with questions around vocation, sustainability, and social innovation. Read more about Meaningful Work: Green Jobs + Social Innovation Retreat

Location

Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel
Kananaskis , AB

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