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Media Release

Environmental protection key to promoting strong economy, prosperous families and individual health: green leaders

The top executives of Canada’s major environmental organizations send united Earth Day message to political leaders

OTTAWA — In the midst of a federal election campaign and on the eve of Earth Day, the top executives of Canada's major environmental organizations are calling on all political leaders to take concrete and immediate action to address Canada's urgent environmental challenges. Read more about Environmental protection key to promoting strong economy, prosperous families and individual health: green leaders

Event

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 21 2011 - 6:00am to Mar 26 2011 - 6:00am

Check the Edmonton Water Week website for a full slate of events

Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. Read more about Edmonton Water Week

Location

various locations Edmonton , AB
Media Release

Health issues spur Northern Albertan residents to learn to sample own air

EDMONTON — Growing criticism of the Stelmach government’s and the oil industry’s air quality monitoring in communities near tar sands operations has spurred residents from the Peace and Athabasca regions to take matters into their own hands, attending independent training workshops to arm themselves with answers to the ongoing health issues plaguing their communities. Read more about Health issues spur Northern Albertan residents to learn to sample own air

Event

Climate Action Camp

Sep 24 2010 - 6:00am to Sep 26 2010 - 6:00am

Organizing, Activism & Non-Violent Direct Action

 

Politicians talk a lot about climate change, but do nothing! Are you tired of all that hot air? Now, you CAN do something… Read more about Climate Action Camp

Media Release

Greenpeace report challenges Canada’s need for dirty, risky fossil fuels

TORONTO — Greenpeace today released a comprehensive analysis of Canada’s energy potential that challenges the need for dirty oil from the tar sands and shows that Canada can create tens of thousands of green jobs, while providing over 90 per cent of the country’s electricity and heating needs from renewable sources by 2050. Read more about Greenpeace report challenges Canada’s need for dirty, risky fossil fuels

Media Release

Greenpeace rappels off the Calgary Tower to remind government to separate oil and state

Greenpeace drove a message home to the heart of Canada’s oil industry today, hanging a huge banner from the Calgary Tower that says “Separate Oil and State” to highlight the need to sever the cozy relationship between the toxic tar sands oil industry and the federal and provincial governments. Read more about Greenpeace rappels off the Calgary Tower to remind government to separate oil and state

Media Release

Thousands of industrial incidents raise serious concerns about toxic oil industry

Greenpeace Canada, Sierra Club Prairie, Keepers of the Athabasca and Global Forest Watch Canada today released two databases compiled by prominent scientist Dr. Kevin Timoney, one with more than 6,500 incidents, regarding tar sands operations that raise serious concerns about how the Alberta government allows oil companies to operate in this province. Read more about Thousands of industrial incidents raise serious concerns about toxic oil industry

Event

Greenpeace Basic Action Training

Jul 10 2010 - 1:00am to Jul 11 2010 - 11:30pm

Greenpeace Canada is pleased to invite you to apply to be a part of our Basic
Action Training in Edmonton, Alberta on July 9, 10, and 11.

Greenpeace is in the midst of another exciting year of taking action to
protect the planet and we need to expand our existing Activist base to make
this happen. (If you would like to participate in Greenpeace actions this
training is compulsory.) Read more about Greenpeace Basic Action Training

Location

Edmonton , AB

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