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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
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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
Event

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
Event

YEP Speaker Event: Low Carbon Fuel Standard

May 13 2009 - 11:30pm to May 14 2009 - 1:30am

 Discussion on Low Carbon Fuel Standard

  • Brent Stuart — Suncor
  • Jeremy Moorhouse — Pembina Institute
  • Joule Bergerson — University of Calgary

Speaker bio’s available at http://www.yepcanada.ca/calgary/events.html

Event is free for members $5 for non-members. A lifetime YEP Membership is $30 and can be purchased at the door. Read more about YEP Speaker Event: Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Location

Ceili's Irish Pub
803 8 Ave SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Global Warming and You: A Youth Climate Activism Workshop

Feb 21 2009 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

TakingITGlobal.org is pleased to announce it will be presenting a free half-day introductory workshop on global warming and youth action in Edmonton on February 21, 2009. Global Warming and You: A Youth Climate Activism Workshop will provide local context for the global problem of climate change and will engage participants in a discussion and dialogue about community-based solutions. The workshop is geared towards high school students, but any young person interested in becoming more involved in the fight against global warming is welcome to attend Read more about Global Warming and You: A Youth Climate Activism Workshop.

Location

Engineering Teaching and Learning Centre (ETLC) E1-018
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
Event

YEP Event: Canadian Sustainability Challenges with Dr. Bob Page

Feb 12 2009 - 1:00am

Dr. Bob Page, Chairman of the Board NRTEE, will be addressing sustainability challenges facing Canada and the current state of climate policy in Canada.

Dr. Page has 25 years of experience as the U fo C TransAlta Corporation Professor of Environmental Management and Sustainability. He worked as vice-president of sustainable development for TransAlta for 10 years on carbon offset projects and market-based trading to help reduce the company's greenhouse gas emissions.  Read more about YEP Event: Canadian Sustainability Challenges with Dr. Bob Page

Location

Ceili's Irish Pub
803 8 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

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