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Event

Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Climate Change & the lead up to Copenhagen

Oct 8 2009 - 1:00am

Panel Discussion on Climate Change and the Lead up to the Copenhagen Discussions this fall.

For our October meeting, we have another Panel Discussion, this one on Climate Change and the lead up to Copenhagen 2009 (COP 15), the United Nations Climate Conference, in December. For this discussion we will be joined by three of Calgary’s leaders in the climate discussion: Read more about Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Climate Change & the lead up to Copenhagen

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Calgary Film Premiere of "The Age of Stupid"

Oct 14 2009 - 12:30am

The Age of Stupid

Franny Armstrong 2009

Run time: 92 min. | UK | Language: English

Tickets: Free with library card.

This screening kicks off a local campaign to call for a science-based climate agreement at the UN summit in Copenhagen this December. Come on out and show your support! Read more about Calgary Film Premiere of "The Age of Stupid"

Location

John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library Central Branch
616 MacLeod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
Event

YEP Speaker Event: Carbon Offsets in the Oilsands Industry

Sep 10 2009 (All day)

Ganesh Doluweera, PhD Candidate in Electrical Engineering and Energy and Environmental Systems at the University of Calgary, will speak about carbon offsets in the oilsands industry with a focus on cogeneration.Carey Booth from the City of Calgary will speak briefly about the Low Carbon Future Summit being held on September 18th.Kim Kiel with Alberta Ecotrust will present on their River Rally event to be held in Devon at the end of the month. Read more about YEP Speaker Event: Carbon Offsets in the Oilsands Industry

Media Release

Pembina Reacts: AERI Reports on Oil Sands Emissions

Dan Woynillowicz, spokesperson for the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the release by the Alberta Energy Research Institute of two new analyses comparing the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands and other sources of crude oil:

“These reports reaffirm that producing and burning oil from the oil sands results in up to 45 per cent more greenhouse gas emissions relative to some sources of conventional crude oil. Read more about Pembina Reacts: AERI Reports on Oil Sands Emissions

Media Release

Consumers Get Help in Choosing Carbon Offsets

Canadians heading off for summer vacation will have some help in making their holidays more environmentally friendly, thanks to a new guide ranking carbon offsets and vendors that encourages consumers to choose the highest quality carbon offsets. Read more about Consumers Get Help in Choosing Carbon Offsets

Event

Pedal for the Planet Movement Building: Activate & Educate

Jul 22 2009 - 1:00am

From Canada to Copenhagen: Pedal for the Planet

A new climate treaty will be negotiated during international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Canada now stands out as one of the last major industrialized countries opposed to targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest blockers of climate change negotiations. Read more about Pedal for the Planet Movement Building: Activate & Educate

Location

Arusha Centre
106, 223 12 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Pedal for the Planet Bike Rally at Minister Prentice's Office

Jul 21 2009 - 6:30pm

From Canada to Copenhagen: Pedal for the Planet

A new climate treaty will be negotiated during international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Canada now stands out as one of the last major industrialized countries opposed to targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest blockers of climate change negotiations. Read more about Pedal for the Planet Bike Rally at Minister Prentice's Office

Location

Jim Prentice's Constituency Office
Suite 105, 1318 Centre St NE
Calgary , AB
Event

Pedal for the Planet Action Training

Jul 21 2009 - 3:00pm

From Canada to Copenhagen: Pedal for the Planet

A new climate treaty will be negotiated during international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Canada now stands out as one of the last major industrialized countries opposed to targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest blockers of climate change negotiations. Read more about Pedal for the Planet Action Training

Location

Good Life Community Bike Shop
Eau Claire Market 201, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Carbon Credit Exchange Seminar

Jun 25 2009 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm

Guest Speakers: Blue Source and Climate Change Central

Audience: Oil & gas Companies, alternate energy companies, farmers and ranchers, manufacturing companies, high emitters and anyone using environmentally friendly practices in their operations. Anyone interested in finding out more about the Carbon Credit Exchange is welcome.

Cost: $15.00 (includes refreshments & Snacks) Read more about Carbon Credit Exchange Seminar

Location

Various locations
(see http://www.ecosolar.ca/open_houses.html for details)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Webcast: Inuit, Human Rights and Climate Change

May 29 2009 - 11:45pm
The Arusha Centre is pleased to host a live webcast from Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Featuring Siila Watt-Cloutier, Inuit climate activist and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, speaking on Inuit, Human Rights and Climate Change as the launch for the Countdown to Copenhagen.

This webcast will draw a worldwide audience and is part of Isuma TV's six month internet campaign to promote the importance of Inuit knowledge and human rights in the global discussion of climate change. Read more about Webcast: Inuit, Human Rights and Climate Change

Location

The Arusha Centre
106 - 223 12 Ave SW Calgary ( in the Old Y Building for Community Organizations)
Calgary , AB

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