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Action Alert: Register for Provincial Oil Sands Consultations

Sierra Club of Canada

The Alberta Tar Sands are one of the biggest social and ecological challenges in North America, fueling climate change, destroying our Boreal Forest, and drying up our mighty rivers. Albertans will carry all the costs while the party moves South. The time to set a new vision for Alberta's Energy Policy is now! Join the Sierra Club in our call for a moratorium on new developments in Alberta's Tar sands and find out how you can help create an safe energy future that we can all live with!

There will be public hearings on the Tar sands Alberta in March and April that will define the future of our province and you need to be a part of them. Here is how! Read more about Action Alert: Register for Provincial Oil Sands Consultations

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Action Alert - Alberta must do it's part to fight climate change!

From: Lindsay Telfer

Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach and the newly appointed Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner have announced to the world that Alberta is not willing to fight climate change.

"Alberta can't make absolute reductions in greenhouse gas emissions during the current boom", said Renner, and that is the message that he is taking to Ottawa. Read more about Action Alert - Alberta must do it's part to fight climate change!

Meeting to Discuss Keeping Alberta Nuclear-Free

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Purpose: To form a group to oppose building Candu nuclear reactors in the province and promote the use of alternative, renewable energies instead.When: Saturday, February 10, 2007 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Where: 2922 10th Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta

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Interim oil sands consultation report outlines vision for development

Government of Alberta

Media Release

January 25, 2007

Interim oil sands consultation report outlines vision for development
Further feedback sought from Albertans

Edmonton... Following consultations with the public, a multistakeholder committee (MSC) has developed an interim report, which identifies a vision and principles for the future of oil sands development in Alberta.

The MSC has recommended a vision for oil sands development that:
Read more about Interim oil sands consultation report outlines vision for development

Citizens' Forum on the Alberta Tar Sands

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Allendale Community Hall, 6330 105A St.(just east of the Allendale School). Every second Sunday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $2.00. Open to all. Sponsored by the NDEnvirocaucus. Info: Rod at 988-3802 or rolstad [at] compusmart [dot] ab [dot] ca

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