Sustainable Communities

Transition Town Film Screening

May 14 2010 - 1:00am

Join us for the showing of “In Transition: 1.0,” a Snack and Chat event at the Westmount Community Hall on May 13.

We will be showing this informative and stimulating movie to provide fodder for our discussion. Transition Towns explores one of the most compelling community movements around the world. The concept of a Transition Town focuses on exploring the head, heart and hands of energy descent, and at the same time stimulating community renewal. Read more about Transition Town Film Screening

Location

Westmount Community Hall
10970 127 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

Sustainable Eco-Living Book Discussion — Living Green: Communities that Sustain

May 13 2010 - 12:00am to 1:30am

Living Green:  Communities that Sustain

by Jennifer Fosket

Facilitated by Noel Keough, Founder and Director of Sustainable Calgary

The book features communities that explicitly integrate social and human factors into their design and planning, and examines the impact living in these communities has on personal health, well-being and the capacity for pursuing sustainability. It includes interviews with developers, architects and residents, highlighting personal ideals and efforts to pursue a sustainable lifestyle. Read more about Sustainable Eco-Living Book Discussion — Living Green: Communities that Sustain

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB

U of A City-Region Studies Centre: Creating Intelligent Liveable Cities

Dec 1 2009 - 2:00am to 3:30am

In the face of new challenges like peak oil, climate change and economic chaos how can city experts make sense of the overwhelming challenges that threaten life in the “human hive” as we know it? How can well meaning, well educated and well intentioned staff of municipalities, planning companies, land developers, and civil society find the time, space and spheres of influence they need not just to do their jobs effectively but to make sense of life conditions never before experienced? Read more about U of A City-Region Studies Centre: Creating Intelligent Liveable Cities

Location

Delta Edmonton Centre Suite Hotel
10222 102 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

Sustainable Works Official Launch

Nov 19 2009 - 2:30am to 4:00am

Be a part of history! The Greater Edmonton Alliance (GEA) invites you to the launch of...

Sustainable Works
Quality Jobs. Affordable Utilities. Healthy Environment.

SustainableWorks is a new, exciting and innovative non-profit cooperative built to help you lower your utility bills, create new green jobs, and reduce our carbon emissions. Read more about Sustainable Works Official Launch

Location

St Theresa's Catholic Parish
7508 29 Avenue
Edmonton , AB

SC Chinook Group Meeting: Regional Municipal Sustainability Initiatives

Sep 10 2009 - 1:00am

After our regular summer meeting hiatus, and a number of great summer events and outings, Sierra Club Chinook Group is back this fall with another exciting meeting line-up.  NOTE: September's meeting has been bumped to Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 7 pm (1 week later than normal) due to a late Labour Day holiday this year. Read more about SC Chinook Group Meeting: Regional Municipal Sustainability Initiatives

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB

Last Chance to Register — Pathways 2 Sustainability Conference

Register before May 17th: www.pathways2sustainability.ca

From May 20th to May 22nd, 2009, Cochrane is hosting over 35 municipalities from all corners of the province for a lively, interactive conference that promises hands-on experience with municipal sustainability planning. Located at the now famous Cochrane RancheHouse Conference Center, this exciting event will be rich with western heritage, local food, and creative cultural entertainment! Read more about Last Chance to Register — Pathways 2 Sustainability Conference

The Carbon Charter: Moving to Carbon Zero in Ten Years

May 13 2009 - 1:00am

by Godo Stoyke

Free refreshments at 6:30 pm

Berkeley California is offering “free” solar systems. By 2016 all homes in England must be zero carbon. Buses and trains have no fares in Hasselt, Belgium. All new buildings in Germany are now required to be heated by renewable energy. Read more about The Carbon Charter: Moving to Carbon Zero in Ten Years

Location

TELUS World of Science — Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre
11211 142 Street
Edmonton , AB

2009 RCEN Annual General Assembly

Jun 12 2009 - 2:30pm to Jun 15 2009 - 1:00am

Join your colleagues in Edmonton for the 2009 RCEN Annual General Assembly!

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The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) would like to invite you to attend its 2009 Annual General Assembly (AGA) this June in Edmonton, Alberta. Join over one hundred environmental activists, scientists and engaged citizens from across Canada for this important annual event for grassroots environmental NGOs (ENGOs).


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Location

Robbins Health Learning Centre
Grant MacEwan College
Edmonton , AB

Low Impact Development Criteria Launch & ALIDP AGM

May 13 2009 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

The Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership (ALIDP) invites you to attend our second Annual General Meeting and launch of LID Criteria for Alberta on May 13, 2009 in Red Deer, AB. Members are invited to participate in the AGM & complimentary lunch from 10:30 - 1:00pm at the Holiday Inn 6500 67th Street, Red Deer. We will then open the doors to present the LID Criteria for AB, and invite feedback from all those interested in attending. For more information or to register, please visit www.alidp.org. See you there! Read more about Low Impact Development Criteria Launch & ALIDP AGM

Location

Holiday Inn
6500 67 Street
Red Deer , AB

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