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Renewable Energy Course: The Path to Energy Independence - Reducing Our Footprint and Utility Bills

Dr.J.W.Grant MacEwan Environmental Studies Institute &
The Solar Energy Society of Canada - Northern Alberta Chapter

The Path to Energy Independence: Reducing Our Footprint and Utility Bills

What is your carbon footprint? How can you reduce it?

Energy Efficiency - Solar Electricity - Solar Hot Water - Passive Solar Design - Green Transportation

  • Each student will develop their own energy independence map
  • Tools will be provided to determine your own energy usage
  • A wide variety of alternative energy systems will be introduced
  • Solar equipment will be demonstrated

A SIX-WEEK EVENING COURSE

May 29 ­ July 3 /Tuesdays, 6:30 -9:30pm
Grant MacEwan College, City Centre campus

Registration Fee: $200
Instructor: Rob Harlan, Executive Director - Northern Alberta Chapter, Solar Energy Society of Canada
Registration: (780) 439-5608 www.solaralberta.ca

A joint project of:

Dr.J.W.Grant MacEwan Environmental Studies Institute &
The Solar Energy Society of Canada - Northern Alberta Chapter

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Bow River News - May 15th, 2007

1. Support Bow Riverkeeper and watch the WATERWALKER Film Festival!

Support Bow Riverkeeper and have fun watching a collection of the best canoeing, kayaking, and environmental films of the year! On Friday, May 18th at Mount Royal College in Jenkins Theatre, starting at 7:00 pm, the WATERWALKER Film Festival will be shown in Calgary for one night only! Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. They are available in person at Undercurrents or by phone at 262-GEAR. There is a "Will Call" at the door. All proceeds will benefit Bow Riverkeeper. Read more about Bow River News - May 15th, 2007

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Albertans invited to make submissions to Royalty Review Panel

Information Bulletin

May 9, 2007

Edmonton public meetings scheduled to begin Monday

Edmonton... Albertans living in and around Edmonton have the opportunity to share their views about Alberta's royalty and tax regime during three days of public meetings, beginning May 14. Anyone interested in making a presentation is encouraged to register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to address the Royalty Review Panel. Read more about Albertans invited to make submissions to Royalty Review Panel

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Vegetarians of Alberta May Events

May 5th, Saturday 12:00noon to 4:00pm

Free Clothing and Book Exchange!! at StillPoint Healing Centre

Looking for an excuse to start your spring cleaning? Why not recycle your unwanted clothes and books and receive something new for yourself! Bring your clothing and books to be exchanged with others.

  • Reduce waste
  • Reduce consumerism
  • Live simply

All clothes and books left over from the event will be donated to a charity. Read more about Vegetarians of Alberta May Events

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Oil & Community: The Art & Science of Sustainability

Join the University of Alberta's Community Service-Learning Program and the Parkland Institute for a five-week speaker series that explores the impacts of the oil industry on Albertan communities. This series of talks is part of an interdisciplinary course at the University of Alberta that explores these themes by combining course work with community-facing projects in Fort McMurray. As such, the talks will pay particular attention to the impacts of the tarsands projects in northern Alberta on community sustainability.

This free lecture series is open to the public. Dates and topics below.

Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30pm
ETLC 1-013, University of Alberta Campus Read more about Oil & Community: The Art & Science of Sustainability

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New Pembina Report Calls for Better Groundwater Protection During Coalbed Methane and Other Natural Gas Production

Pembina Institute

April 30, 2007

The Pembina Institute's latest report, Protecting Water, Producing Gas is a detailed examination of the potential impact of drilling for coalbed methane and other forms of unconventional gas on precious fresh groundwater. The report, released today, calls on the government to protect groundwater to greater depths than at present. Read more about New Pembina Report Calls for Better Groundwater Protection During Coalbed Methane and Other Natural Gas Production

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